| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The Golden Corral buffet restaurant has opened at 6803 W. 159th St. in Tinley Park and a manager said it has been "very busy in its first week."
The 11,000-square-foot restaurant has parking for more than 150 cars and seating for 440 in...
| Jan 6, 2014
Former Sunda chef Rodelio Aglibot is opening a dim sum restaurant in Lakeshore East in March.
The so-called "Food Buddha" said he's always looking for spaces for new restaurant concepts and decided to open Yum Cha at 333 E. Randolph St. (formerly...
| Jan 7, 2014
Worth the trip: Brisket at Smoque BBQ
3800 N. Pulaski Road 773-545-7427
You could say that Smoque, an Irving Park barbecue restaurant that's one of Chicago's best, all started with a very large Texan.
Ten years or so before Smoque was even a dream...
| Jan 26, 2014
There's the living wage debate, childhood obesity concerns, LGBT groups railing against sponsorships tied to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and elderly customers being shooed out of a franchisee's restaurant in New York. McDonald's is generating...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 12:20 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 40-year-old Oak Park man living on the 1100 block of North Hayes Avenue was charged with domestic battery and endangering the life or health of a child for an incident at 9:06 p.m. Dec....
| Jan 8, 2014
Pizza review: Blaze Pizza
953 W. Belmont Ave. 773-348-6255
Rating: !!! (out of 4)
On a day after a college-worthy bender when your stomach is sloshing like a beer-filled fishbowl, there is only one antidote: pizza. But not just any pizza. You have...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Pop star P!nk had dinner with her daughter Wednesday at Frasca Pizzeria & Wine Bar in Roscoe Village. On Friday, P!nk had dinner at Crosby's Kitchen in Lakeview. And if you’re wondering what the “Just Give Me a Reason” singer was doing...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
A Florida man who stabbed a visiting Chicago Bears fan to death in a restaurant was sentenced to life in prison Friday, authorities said.
Police say that in October 2012, Matthew R. Hinson, 29, grew enraged when he saw William Pettry, a 42-year-old...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Thanks to all our loyal readers who've made the Good Eating and Dining sections part of your reading diets each week. Before we dive into 2014, we wanted to revisit 13 of our favorite food stories from 2013. Here they are in chronological order:
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:21 PM
There might have been greater losses to the Chicago food scene in 2013: chefs Charlie Trotter and Jean Banchet died, both of whom raised the national profile of fine dining in Chicago; longtime breakfast queen Ina Pinkney announced her retirement; and the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Giordano's has opened a new restaurant in the South Loop, the deep dish pizza chain's first new location since emerging from bankruptcy in 2011.
The restaurant, located on the ground floor of a residential building being renovated at 1340 S. Michigan...