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Weekly Planner: Travelle’s Chef Collab

Travelle’s Chef Collab With Bouefhaus Some of Chicago’s most talented chefs come together for a collaboration dinner on July 27, as Ricardo Jarquin of Travelle Kitchen + Bar welcomes Boeufhaus’ Brian Ahern and Jamie Finnegan for the next round of the restaurant’s “Chef Collab” dinner series. Altogether, the chefs are joining forces for a family-style dinner that begins […]

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Jul 27, 2017 03:45 AM
6 Reasons Why Sepia Is One of Chicago’s Most Important Restaurants

Sepia has entered a rare restaurant club in Chicago In its 10th year in business, Sepia has entered a rare restaurant club in Chicago, among the uppermost echelons of destinations that are an indelible part of the city’s dining DNA. In line with other game-changers and industry-shapers like Blackbird, BOKA, NAHA and Topolobampo, Sepia is a timeless gem that somehow only gets better […]

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Jul 25, 2017 12:10 AM
Best Bars for a Summer Night Cap in Chicago

Polish off a night on the town with a Summer Night Cap One of the quintessential parts of summer in Chicago involves lingering for hours on end on patios at restaurants and bars, pretty much until city noise ordinances require closing outdoor spaces at 11 PM or 12 AM. But that doesn’t mean the night’s over; […]

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Jul 22, 2017 05:07 AM

Brunch Bites: Sweet and Sinful Pastries at Little Market Brasserie and Pigs in a Blanket at Sable Restaurant

In this week's batch of brunch news, sweet and sinful pastries circulate at Little Market Brasserie restaurantwhile gourmet pigs in blankets add state fair-style comfort to the brunch menu at Sable Kitchen & Bar.restaurant

The best things in life are sinful. Sorry, Bible. And it doesn't get any more sinful than pastries, really. Sorry, Homer Simpson. Because Little Market Brasserie knows the way to diners' hearts is lined with dough, the restaurant recently unveiled a new weekly brunch special, wherein pastry chef Grace Donaghy creates different sweet, sinful pastries each week. As if the brunch menu was not indulgent enough as is, Donaghy features her "Grace's Sweet Sin" every Saturday and Sunday, rotating dishes per her whim. The perfect treat to share or hoard for yourself, guests can expect such pastries as yeast doughnuts with coffee creme anglaise and blueberry-vanilla preserves, skillet cinnamon rolls with vanilla bean icing, and banana nutmeg bread pudding with banana-infused caramel and Chantilly cream. Go forth and sin.

No less sinful is the equally indulgent pastry-sheathed sausage being served for brunch at Sable Kitchen & Bar. Just in time for state fair season, wherein people flock to the countryside to line their arteries with deep-fried foods on sticks, Sable's pigs in a blanket are a nod to the beloved corndog. Housemade sausage links are bathed in pancake batter, speared on sticks, and fried. You're welcome.

Pigs in a blanket at Sable Kitchen & Bar Restaurant
(Pigs in a blanket at Sable Kitchen & Bar)

Neighborhoods: River NorthRush & Division

This New American gastro-lounge is located on the first floor of the Palomar Hotel and the kitchen is overseen by Executive Chef Lawrence Letrero. His menu offers sustainable selections from...

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The team behind Mercadito expand their burgeoning Chicago empire in the Gold Coast with this seafood-themed addition to the mod Mexican brand.

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