| Feb 9, 2014
If you are stumped coming up with a Valentine's Day gift, a new Chicago delivery service wants to do the thinking for you.
Foxtrot, a mobile app startup launched in September by two University of Chicago Booth School of Business students, delivers...
| Jan 2, 2014
The highs in Chicago dining this year put our city on top of the world, while the lows were unbearably sad. In between was news with a common thread: to put good food in front of Chicagoans. Here, now, our look back at the food year that was.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The Chicago City Council today approved measures to give the Cubs more flexibility on scheduling night games, an advertising archway over Clark Street and permission to push back the exterior outfield walls at Wrigley Field as part of the team’s...
| Nov 6, 2013
Know of a trivia night in Chicago that you don't see listed here? E-mail RedEye nightlife and events reporter Kate Bernot.
The Beetle Bar & Grill
Specials: $3 pints of Point Lager and $4 Stoli vodka cocktails...
| Sep 25, 2013
Due to interstate moves, familial allegiances or just plain preference, not every Chicagoan is a Bears fan. Full disclosure: While I like to see the Bears do well, I'm a bleed-blue N.Y. Giants fan. (And yes, I appreciate your condolences on our 0-3 start....
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:55 AM
You could argue the live-lit scene, which has seen explosive growth in Chicago these past couple of years, is the inevitable lo-fi pushback to our hyperdigitalized age. Amid all those glowing screens and social networks, surely we crave...
| Sep 26, 2013
The press releases came within 11 minutes of one another: First, Four Seasons' announcement that Allium chef Kevin Hickey will resign; then, a release that Hickey is partnering with Rockit Ranch Productions to open a new restaurant and bar concept in...
| Sep 26, 2013
The happy truth about Buffalo (and other style) chicken wings: Respectable to very good wings aren't hard to make. Fry 'em right (that is, until the skin is good and crispy), douse them in sauce (hot sauce, butter and vinegar are the base components of...
| Oct 1, 2013
Surprisingly last spring, the voice inside Theo Epstein's head started asking whether Dale Sveum was the right manager for the Cubs.
Steadily throughout the summer, a chorus of praise outside Wrigleyville — "Around baseball, the story is the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:25 AM
That was the best advice Ken Vangeloff could give me. We were trying to catch baseballs on Waveland Avenue during batting practice before the Cubs game Sunday. If anyone would have a good advice, it would be Vangeloff. Since 1990, he...
| Oct 3, 2013
Let's get one thing out of the way: If you have not eaten a burger sandwiched between two halves of a “bun” made from deep fried mac-n-cheese, you have not truly lived.
Rockit Burger Bar in Wrigleyville became the latest burger joint to jump...