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  • Indulge: A singular sip crafted from top-notch ingredients

    Indulge: A singular sip crafted from top-notch ingredients
    It’s not incongruous to pair "good" with "indulgence." Not when you’re talking about the bloody mary at Perennial Virant: fresh, light, spiced nice, pickled vegetables garnishing. Do it with the most healthful ingredients. Beautifully...
  • Western Springs a small town with lots to offer

    Western Springs a small town with lots to offer
    Covering only 2.62 square miles, Western Springs is small in size but has many things commuters want from a bedroom community. Streets canopied by old trees. A busy downtown within walking distance of every house. A diverse housing stock. Plenty of...
  • Our Laguna: Laguna says 'bonjour!'

    The youth of sister cities Laguna Beach and Menton, France, cemented relations this week. The Laguna Beach Sister Cities Assn. entertained students from Menton and their two chaperones with dinners at local restaurants, field trips, some free time to...
  • Planning Commission approves bakery in Food Village

    Planning Commission approves bakery in Food Village
    Here is some sweet news. The Planning Commission last month approved a new bakery and take-out restaurant in the Food Village on Broadway Street. Gateau et Cuisine will specialize in European-style cakes, tarts, custom wedding cakes, cookies, drinks,...
  • The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Movies, music and open Mikes

    The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Movies, music and open Mikes
    Should unexpected pleasures be so unexpected around here anymore? A visit to South Florida by Steve Martin, banjoist? Mike Tyson at the Arsht Center? A family-style scavenger hunt in Wilton Manors? New Kids on the Block … anywhere? Nothing should...
  • Counting down to Lit Fest

    Counting down to Lit Fest
    (This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
  • At long last, Rich Melman a Beard award winner

    At long last, Rich Melman a Beard award winner
    Maybe it was the name. Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises. How else do you account for its Chicago founder, Rich Melman, being nominated six consecutive times for the James Beard Foundation's outstanding restaurateur of the year award and never winning?...
  • Chicago chefs nominees aplenty at James Beard 2011

    Chicago chefs nominees aplenty at James Beard 2011
    Mindy Segal and Bruce Sherman are hoping five’s a charm. Rich Melman is hoping it’s seven. All three have been nominated — again — for James Beard Foundation Awards, which annually recognize the best chefs, restaurants and...
  • Fixed menu at Vie for $35 next week

    Next week Vie, chef Paul Virant's Michelin-starred restaurant in Western Springs, will offer a three-course menu for $35 as part of a weeklong promotion by Yelp. A wine pairing will be available for an extra $15. What's on the menu? Crispy parisienne...
  • 2 of singer's favorites: Bahamas, motorcycles

    2 of singer's favorites: Bahamas, motorcycles
    Born in Utah and raised in Alaska, singer Jewel Kilcher, known professionally simply as Jewel, has put down roots in Texas with husband Ty Murray. She debuted in 1995 with her album "Pieces of You," which sold more than 15 million copies, thanks to her...
  • Faith and Life: Collaboration is good for us

    Collaboration. What does that word mean, exactly? One definition is “to work together on a common enterprise or project.” I was at a conference this past weekend put on by Harvard University on Attention Deficit Disorder. We sat for hours...