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  • 5 essential Chicago beers

    5 essential Chicago beers
    Between world-class bars and a bounty of breweries, Chicago has become a craft beer destination. Here are five essential Chicago beers that will acquaint a visitor with a city that loves its brew.  Agree or disagree? Tell us your favorite Chicago...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Outcry, action against harassment grows

     
    SAN DIEGO — Mariah Huehner attended her first Comic-Con as a newly minted comic book editor a few years ago, […]...
  • Nordstrom fell to upscale and outlet competition, analysts say

    Nordstrom fell to upscale and outlet competition, analysts say
    Helen McCourt, a loyal Nordstrom shopper for years, likes the attentive staff, high-end merchandise and expert alterations. "It's a great store," said McCourt, 40, of Orlando as she left the Florida Mall store Tuesday. "They have the best customer...
  • Restaurant run by Indian convicts wins praise for politeness, hygiene

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As India's capital baked in a heat wave, banker Gaurav Gupta sat down for lunch at a new air-conditioned restaurant, to be greeted by a smiling waiter who took his order for a traditional "thali" meal of flat bread, lentils,...
  • Young developer renovating downtown Orlando hotel

     Young developer renovating downtown Orlando hotel
    Inside one of Orlando's most iconic, but aging, hotels, crews in orange hard hats are gutting the building. They're ripping up carpet, tearing down wall coverings and yanking out bathroom fixtures. The lobby is dark, meeting rooms are bare and the...
  • China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King

    China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King
    The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan. McDonald's Corp and KFC's parent Yum Brands Inc apologized to Chinese...
  • Radio personality eyes Highwood for restaurant, music venue

    Radio personality eyes Highwood for restaurant, music venue
    Radio personality Kathy Hart and her husband, Billy Baruth, are buying the former Bertucci's Italian Steak House in Highwood, vacant since last fall, to create separate dining and live-music venues under one roof. Kathy is co-host of "The Eric and Kathy...
  • Ian Cauble, star of the film 'SOMM,' launches SOMMSelect

    Ian Cauble, star of the film 'SOMM,' launches SOMMSelect
    You might remember Ian Cauble from the film "SOMM." He was the blond one who studied hard and passed the master sommelier exam, then went on to work for Krug Champagne. Now he’s just launched SOMMSelect, an online wine buying site that features...
  • Drink this: Watermelon Storm

    Drink this: Watermelon Storm
    Watermelon Storm: Of the umpteen reasons to anticipate summer, fresh watermelon doesn't get enough love. E+O, a sleek restaurant nestled in the Randhurst Village mall in Mount Prospect, ingeniously decided to use the sublime juices found in nature's candy...
  • Eat this: Apple-pear mascarpone pizza

    Eat this: Apple-pear mascarpone pizza
    Apple-pear mascarpone pizza: In the mood for some pizza and dessert? Satisfy two cravings in one at Chicago Fire Oven, a Rosemont restaurant featuring contemporary American cuisine served straight from a stone oven. In addition to a variety of thin-...
  • Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies

    Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies
    Jared Schulefand wanted a place he could call home, and he found just the spot in Branford. Schulefand's restaurant, called Home, is a stylish yet cozy space that he hopes customers find relaxing and accommodating. "The [idea] behind the restaurant is...