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  • Mayor: Goat's head at Wrigley 'speaks for itself'

    Mayor: Goat's head at Wrigley 'speaks for itself'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today that a goat's head dropped off at Wrigley Field is no laughing matter, but tell that to Cubs players. "Come up with something original," scoffed Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija, noting that the billy goat curse against the team...
  • Classic Chicago crawl

    Classic Chicago crawl
    Whether you have guests in town expecting the full tourist treatment or just want to act like a visitor in your own city for a day, this walk will take you by some of the city's most celebrated legends of eating and drinking. Start your jaunt with a...
  • 'Burger Land' and the Billy Goat

    'Burger Land' and the Billy Goat
    No one who met George Motz on the afternoon of April 19, 2003, as he bit into his first double cheeseburger in the subterranean Billy Goat Tavern on Hubbard Street — “It is incredible, everything I had heard it was. The taste is distinctive...
  • TV review: Eat (and drink) up: Bourdain takes a Chicago 'Layover'

    TV review: Eat (and drink) up: Bourdain takes a Chicago 'Layover'
    Anthony Bourdain still isn't a fan of deep dish pizza, but he loves Chicago. "In a town where everything is great, they're most famous for something that sucks," the chef says in the Season 2 opener of "The Layover" (8 p.m. CT Nov. 19, Travel Channel;...
  • Billy Goat Tavern owner reacts to NHL lockout

  • Goodbye, and thanks for all the years

    Goodbye, and thanks for all the years
    Mayor Richard Daley's final City Hall open house Monday took on a different tone than others he's hosted over the years, as hundreds of guests came mostly to thank him for decades of service rather than to seek the favor of Chicago's powerful chief...
  • TLC's 'Fabulous Cakes' sweet on Chicago

    TLC's 'Fabulous Cakes' sweet on Chicago
    If you love food and Chicago (not necessarily in that order) then tune in to TLC’s “Fabulous Cakes” at 8 p.m. Monday, May 16, on the Discovery Channel to watch a trio of this town’s cake artists—Alliance Bakery’s...
  • Quinn, Kirk should raise a glass to good fortune

     
    Sen.-elect Mark Kirk bought a beer Wednesday evening for his vanquished opponent, state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. But before Kirk leaves for Washington, he should also be sure to send a case of the finest spirits to the man who gave......
  • Woo who?

     
    Ronnie "Woo-Woo" Wickers, dressed in his winter-weight Cubs uniform and holding a blue ukulele showed up outisde the WGN-AM 720 showcase studio this morning when I dropped in to visit with Jonathon Brandmeier. I mentioned on the air that Wickers......
  • June 24: Lunchbreak - Lollapalooza Pops

    June 24: Lunchbreak - Lollapalooza Pops
    Recipe Records Events: Friday, June 24 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Billy Goat Tavern Original 430 N. Michigan Ave at Lower Level Chicago (312) 222-1525 Saturday, June 25 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Potash Brothers Market 875 North State Street Chicago (888) 837-...
  • Taste attendance drops to 25-year low

    Taste attendance drops to 25-year low
    About 2.35 million people visited Taste of Chicago this year, 300,000 fewer than attended the city’s iconic summer fest in 2010, according to a Chicago Park District estimate released today. The crowd was the smallest for the Taste since 1986, when...