| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Josh Radnor, Judd Apatow and Christina Hendricks and other stars gathered Sept. 29 to not only enjoy a lovely brunch at the private estate of Ron Burkle, but to support a noble cause: The Rape Foundation's 19th annual brunch.
The celebrities posed for...
| Oct 4, 2013
John Jackson and Connie DeSousa had professional experience many chefs would envy when they opened Charcut restaurant three years ago in their hometown. But they were still scared. Literally scared.
Was Calgary ready for them?
Despite time in some...
| Oct 8, 2013
The husband-and-wife team behind Verde concede they were somewhat reticent about publicizing Verde, at least at first.
When they opened their approachable chic trattoria last September, in the old Birches space on Montford Street, Ed Bosco and Marianne...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Turnips. The day after eating at the new Bailey's Backyard, I couldn't stop thinking of the baby turnips in the scallop dish. Plump, heart-shaped, a bit of their bright green stems showing, they'd vied for attention with the delicate bay scallops in thyme...
| Nov 23, 2013
It's the holidays. The relatives are here, and you're tired of cooking and cleaning and then doing it all over again the next day. You need to get them out of the house — for brunch. Please, not a buffet. No mob scenes. You need a restaurant with...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Four-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Janet Evans will lead the 48th Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade as grand marshal, according to a news release.
The March 1, 2014, parade will feature the theme, "Home of the free because of the brave."
| Nov 21, 2013
Got a few use-'em-or-lose-'em vacation days to burn before the calendar turns over to 2014? Besides sleeping in, having an extra cocktail the night before and watching trashy daytime television, you'll also be able to finally hit up those ever-so-...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Cooking a full Thanksgiving meal is a lot of work. If you'd like someone else to worry about the cooking, here are some places that will be open and ready to serve Thanksgiving lunch and dinner.
33 Taps is offering a special "Next Day" turkey sandwich...
| Dec 1, 2013
The bearded man quietly navigates the dimly lighted Hinterland restaurant to the corner table where my boyfriend and I sit. It's like the star of "Walker, Texas Ranger" has just appeared in this gastropub. "Does anyone ever ask you if you look like...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:42 PM
The holidays bring out a potpourri of parties. The latest was hosted by La Crescenta resident Lynne Muro. Her home decorated for Christmas brought out the holiday spirit in her guests last Saturday. A gift exchange and lunch of hors d’oeuvres,...
| Dec 3, 2013
Make your first meal of the year count at these hangover-healing brunches on Jan. 1.
65 W. Kinzie St. 312-836-0290
Eat: Choose from filling fare such as the the Breakfast Balboa--shaved prime rib, mozzarella and hash browns, topped...