| Oct 3, 2009
The shop: This tidy and merrily-decorated Lincoln Square gem is an independently- owned neighborhood favorite and frequent venue for Chicago book-signings and readings events. The contagious energy of owner Suzy Takacs and her fun-loving staff is clear in...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 6:31 AM
Bradford Phillips, Executive Chef of
Beef cheek bourguignon
Yield: One recipe serves 8
5 lbs. Beef cheek meat, cut into 1-11/2" pieces
4 each carrots, cut into 1/2" pieces
1 pint pearl onions, peeles
1 slice bacon
1 lb. Crimini mushrooms, quartered
| Apr 9, 2010
| 10:35 AM
Watching the sun come up over the lake from her South Shore home helps Kalisha Buckhanon get into a creative mode for writing a novel. Her cozy second-floor quarters in a century-old A-frame stucco house also sets the mood for living comfortably in an...
| May 12, 2010
Once again area residents can find the fruits of the Midwest in farmers markets throughout the city and suburbs. Most are opening this month.
Farmers and vendors from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan will bring produce, baked goods, cheese,...