| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:00 PM
We're all for adventuresome cooking. Creative pairings intrigue us. Chick pea fritters with eggplant/tomatillo caponata (Girl and the Goat)? Yes, please. Chilled white beet soup with smoked trout garnish (Lula Cafe)? Bring it.
But some combinations...
| Mar 8, 2013
Between all the stark industrial fixtures and reclaimed beams that have dominated design during the past five years, a glimmer of lightness has begun to poke through.
"It feels like a new birth," said Karen Herold, vice president of design at Chicago's...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Into a live music scene already stuffed with clubs, City Winery promises something different: Music and food in a wine-country atmosphere.
But will it be enough to draw traffic from already well-trafficked clubs and restaurants within miles, if not a...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:42 AM
There will be plenty of celebrities in Chicago this weekend due to Lollapalooza, but likely none bigger than Lady Gaga.
The pop mega star with nearly 28 million Twitter followers had dinner at Girl and the Goat in the West Loop late Friday night. I...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Before Zach Gilford and his fiancee, Kiele Sanchez, went to check out the gift suites in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, the self-deprecating “Friday Night Lights” star and Evanston native, who is currently filming Fox's “The Mob...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 1:20 PM
What do Chicago restaurants Spiaggia, Table Fifty-Two, Girl and the Goat and Topolobampo have in common? They all feature former “Top Chef” and “Top Chef Masters” contestants in their kitchens. And, not coincidentally, they’...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:05 PM
If you want to know why there’s not a “Real Housewives of Chicago,” Bravo TV exec Andy Cohen has the answer. Or not.
“That's a good question,” Cohen told RedEye in a recent phone interview. “We’ve done...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Zach Gilford looked more like a college student meeting for a study session than a TV actor meeting for an interview over brunch Thursday at West Town Bakery & Diner. The Evanston native and Northwestern alum, best known for his role as Matt Saracen on...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 10:27 AM
There are plenty of rooftop lounges in the city, but it’s hard to find one where you can take in the sights from a distance. When it opens June 1, Hotel Lincoln’s rooftop bar and small plates restaurant (1816 N. Clark St.) will look out over...
| Apr 22, 2011
NBC has a cool Q&A with Chilam Balam owner/chef Chuy Valencia: How does city’s obsession with celebrity chefs impact the up-and-coming talent? To find out, we checked in with Chuy Valencia, the chef and owner of Lakeview’s Chilam Balam. In a...
| Jul 21, 2011
Who's serving up delicious dishes at Green City Market tonight: Rick Bayless, Stephanie Izard and Paul Virant, just to name a few....