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  • Eat this: Chorizo rellenos

     Eat this: Chorizo rellenos
    Chorizo rellenos: Though you'd be hard-pressed to find anything that isn't delicious at this charming Mexican restaurant (the kind of place where the waiters make fresh guacamole at your table and entrees include scallops with papaya salad and flautas...
  • Drink this: Italian hot chocolate

     Drink this: Italian hot chocolate
    Italian hot chocolate: While you may not think beverage behemoth when you step into Nordstrom's Ebar, this department store cafe serves up a decadent hot cocoa so rich you'll find it hard to drink Swiss Miss anytime soon. With a smooth, velvety texture,...
  • Bad break for 'Billy Elliot' star a good break for his sub

    Bad break for 'Billy Elliot' star a good break for his sub
    One goal of any theater production is to make it to opening night, even if the star breaks his arm just days before. And if the show is Elton John's "Billy Elliot," which won 10 Tony Awards, including best musical, and went on to an extensive national...
  • 50th anniversary of AACM celebrated at DuSable Museum

    50th anniversary of AACM celebrated at DuSable Museum
    Jazz was in trouble. In the early 1960s rock was ascendant, jazz clubs were closing, jobs were evaporating and the music seemed to be coming to a creative and commercial dead end. Until, that is, a group of intrepid players from the South Side of...
  • Riccardo Muti: The CSO should perform in Cuba

    Riccardo Muti: The CSO should perform in Cuba
    Riccardo Muti may be unhappy about the present state of the world but he exudes absolute confidence in the place of respect he and his Chicago Symphony Orchestra hold in that world. Nor has he broken faith with his conviction that cultural warriors such...
  • Blind chef cooks comfort food classics in Lincoln Park

    Blind chef cooks comfort food classics in Lincoln Park
    On Jan. 16, blind chef Laura Martinez did something most would consider impossible. Le Cordon Bleu graduate and Charlie Trotter's alum opened her own restaurant, La Diosa ("The Goddess" in Spanish), in Lincoln Park. Martinez — who has been blind...
  • For Giordano Dance, a moment in history on Auditorium stage

    For Giordano Dance, a moment in history on Auditorium stage
    "When you walk into the studio, the work ethic alone is just phenomenal. They will do anything for you," says freelance choreographer Ray Mercer, speaking about Giordano Dance Chicago."If you tell them to spin on their ear, they will do it." Former...
  • Sundance 2015: Michael Almereyda's 'Experimenter' slyly delivers jolts

    Sundance 2015: Michael Almereyda's 'Experimenter' slyly delivers jolts
    Though they took place more than 50 years ago, the obedience experiments of renowned social psychologist Stanley Milgram have not lost their power to provoke and disturb. But when writer-director Michael Almereyda set out to examine the man and his work,...
  • This is a new golden age for suburban Chicago theater

    This is a new golden age for suburban Chicago theater
    When I first started reviewing Chicago theater — some years ago now — the commercial suburban theaters that ringed the city seemed like aberrations and relics of a former era. Places like the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace or the...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Jan. 31, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015: 9th...
  • Griffith Park tops list of most popular L.A.-area filming sites

    Griffith Park tops list of most popular L.A.-area filming sites
    And the winner is … Griffith Park. The city-owned park, whose film and TV credits stretch from the 1915 classic "The Birth of a Nation" to the 1960s "Batman" TV series, is once again playing a starring role in Hollywood. Griffith Park has...