| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:27 AM
To the non-meat eater, "comforting" and "familiar" aren't often used in the same sentence with "diner food." Most vegetarians I know aren't satisfied with most diners' singular menu option of mushy cherry tomatoes on a bed of wilted iceberg lettuce...
| Feb 7, 2014
And the little violin made it home safe and sound.
If you've been following the drama of the Stradivarius snatched last week from Frank Almond, concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, you know that police found it Wednesday night in a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:30 PM
This almost makes up for the fact there will be no Just For Laughs Festival in Chicago this year.
Aziz Ansari (“Parks and Recreation”) is bringing his new Modern Romance comedy tour to the Chicago Theatre May 21. Tickets went on sale...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Milk drinkers of America, it's time to come out of the closet!
For years we have hidden our attraction to this most healthy of beverages from our peers. In the privacy of our homes, yes, we eagerly pour ourselves a tall glass of the calcium enriched...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Ask Vicki Annecca why she and her husband, Mickey, decided to buy Serafina five years ago, and she'll answer, "We went to dinner, and I fell in love with the location."
I did, too.
On a cool night a few weeks ago, I had no intention of sitting...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:46 PM
The first Carlucci opened in 1984 at Halsted Street and Webster Avenue, and for many years it was one of the most popular Italian restaurants in the city. These days, Carlucci is strictly a west suburban operation (1801 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove,...
| Feb 12, 2014
Collards are the new kale.
That's right. You read it here first.
You read it here first unless, that is, you read it on the side of one of the latest Whole Foods shopping bags, which is where I discovered this shocking news the other day.
| Mar 6, 2014
Charged in 1996 with driving drunk and killing a woman, Chicago businessman Kyung Ho Song posted a low bond, liquidated assets worth more than $1 million and slipped out of the country to his native South Korea. For years he lived openly there in a glass-...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
A federal jury awarded a man serving a life-sentence for the 1993 massacre of seven workers at a Brown’s Chicken restaurant in suburban Palatine nearly a half-million dollars in his civil rights lawsuit against a former Cook County Jail guard...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:04 AM
At Bobby's in Deerfield, restaurant owner Bobby Arifi has culled a list of some 240 varieties of wine, everything from a $36 French rose to a $475 Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon. But for wine connoisseurs who find a vintage missing from his expansive...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Perhaps, your cellphone took a dip in the toilet and won't turn on. Or maybe your iPad got trampled by the dog resulting in a cracked screen. No matter what damage your electronic device has sustained, Mobile Genius is there to help.
The high-tech fix-...