| Apr 16, 2015
| 9:26 AM
The Chamberlin has been named one of the “12 greatest all-you-can-eat-buffets in America” by the online foodie website tabelog.us.
“The Chamberlin opens its doors to the public for an amazing waterfront buffet,” according to...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 8:17 PM
Fine dining with a warm welcome is promised at Juliet's in Joliet.
"I'm all about creating legendary service and just having people rave about that," said Erick Starke, managing partner of the restaurant owned by Carmen Rossi. "It's all about people and...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 9:04 AM
Gus’s Fried Chicken, the beloved Memphian fried chicken restaurant that’s grown to cult status in the mid-South region, is opening in Chicago this year, and a location has finally been announced.
Take a wild guess. Where are all the hot...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 8:12 AM
It's obnoxious, challenging and, frankly, a bit exhausting, but Off Color brewer John Laffler can't help spending his waking hours thinking about the number of breweries that are out there: 3,464 as of the end of last year, which is over 1,000 more than...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 12:41 AM
Supercell thunderstorms produced a large tornado that touched down Thursday night in northern Illinois, killing one person and injuring seven others in one tiny community as severe weather pummeled the Midwest.
One person was killed in Fairdale, an...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 3:19 PM
Do the math and odds are in his favor that Sean Patrick Curry will succeed as a beekeeper.
Already by April 6, two days after accepting a delivery of more than 110,000 honeybees, the California insects were already nesting. And if all goes well at the...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 7:22 AM
The Boathouse opened its doors to the public for the first time this morning. The new restaurant is part of the renovation of Downtown Disney, the shopping and dining district that eventually will go by the name of Disney Springs.
The new restaurant,...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:55 AM
A guy walks into a bar.
It's no joke that Miller Lite or any of his other standbys are not on tap.
But he's thirsty to explore these often garage party-like bars known as "tap rooms" and this craft beer craze his 30-something nephew, a home brewer,...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:23 PM
McDonald's opened its second digital office Wednesday, a penthouse space in Chicago that the restaurant giant will use to help it attract highly sought-after tech talent.
The opening of the digital office, on the top floor of 414 N. Orleans St., comes...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 7:06 AM
Now here's a move that doesn't happen often: A Chicago neighborhood restaurant upgrades to Michigan Avenue real estate.
Come May, Mr. Brown's Lounge, a 6-year-old Jamaican restaurant in Ukrainian Village, will open its second location at the Hard Rock...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Guest bartenders at The Revel Room, free stand-up comedy and more things to do in Chicago on Tuesday, April 7.
Spring Pasta-Making Class
1001 N. Winchester Ave. 773-698-8703
Learn how to make ricotta gnocchi with spring garlic...