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  • Where to get craft beer kegs, and how to use them at your next party

    Where to get craft beer kegs, and how to use them at your next party
    A full keg of suds is the best way to kick your Super Bowl party up to the next level. And while it can seem daunting to deal with so much beer, buying, tapping and serving craft beer from a keg is really pretty simple.  Homebrewers and people serious...
  • Richard Melman to receive James Beard Foundation lifetime achievement award

    Richard Melman to receive James Beard Foundation lifetime achievement award
    Chicago restaurateur Richard Melman will receive the James Beard lifetime achievement award this year, the foundation announced Monday. The award is given to a person in the restaurant industry who has had a "positive and long-lasting impact" on food...
  • J. Gilbert's restaurant chain moving into South Florida

    J. Gilbert's restaurant chain moving into South Florida
    A Kansas City wood-fired steak and seafood restaurant chain is planning a South Florida migration. J.Gilbert's is searching for sites and franchisees to introduce the brand to South Florida, a rebounding market with growth potential, said Warren Lane,...
  • Labriola Ristorante & Cafe on Michigan Ave. opens Thursday

    Labriola Ristorante & Cafe on Michigan Ave. opens Thursday
    Labriola Ristorante & Cafe, the downtown Chicago arm of the popular Oak Brook bakery and restaurant, will open on Michigan Avenue Thursday. Six years ago, I wrote about its pretzel-bunned Richie Burger (named after owner Rich Labriola) as one of my...
  • World Of Beer Opens In West Hartford

    World Of Beer Opens In West Hartford
    Five hundred and fifty brews await you at West Hartford's new destination for craft beer. World of Beer, a chain of taverns with locations in 20 states, opened its second Connecticut location in Blue Back Square Monday, Jan. 26, with 50 rotating taps...
  • On the Town: Soroptimists seek to raise awareness on trafficking

    On the Town: Soroptimists seek to raise awareness on trafficking
    “Human Trafficking 101” was the controversial subject addressed at the Glendale Soroptimists’ buffet luncheon last Thursday. In the past, the topic was confined to members only, but Soroptimist President Paula Devine believed the issue...
  • How to score free chili at Philippe's on Tuesday

    How to score free chili at Philippe's on Tuesday
    Philippe the Original, also known as Philippe's, may be known best for its French dip sandwiches. But Tuesday, it's all about the chili. The restaurant just north of downtown L.A. is giving away a free cup of Dolores chili to the first 500 customers who...
  • Boca airport tackles development at meeting

    Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery had its sign approved and opened on Jan. 26 on Airport Road. A Boy Scout was sent back to the drawing board for his World War II memorial. Another $20,000 to $60,000 could be available for the new U.S. Customs facility. Noise...
  • Pet events: Feb. 5-March 28

    Upcoming events in the pets, rescue and shelter community: Feb. 5 Grrrrrrl's Night Out, an evening of shopping, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, toy demonstrations, a raffle and a silent auction, 6-9 p.m. at g Boutique, 2131 N. Damen, Chicago. A portion...
  • Restaurant group forecasts 3.8 percent sales gain in 2015

     Restaurant group forecasts 3.8 percent sales gain in 2015
    Americans' appetite for dining out is showing no signs of slowing down. Especially when it comes to hamburgers. The National Restaurant Association predicted Tuesday that 2015 sales at U.S. restaurants will grow to $709.2 billion, a gain of more than 3....
  • Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

    Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment
    For some travelers visiting Arizona for the Super Bowl, the trip may be just as memorable as the game. Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday, adding to the thousands of flights expected...