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Artango’s Thanksgiving Dinner Will Please the Norbert in Your Life

Artango is making life easier for us by serving food that is going to make all of us happy. Add to that the bonus that we don’t have to cook, or clean up, and we’re all going to split the bill, so it’s actually a very economical way to enjoy each other’s company. On Thanksgiving Day, […]

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Nov 09, 2018 09:37 PM
Sneak Peek: The Darling Also Has a Little of the, Um, Daring

Lindsey Marks – who performs burlesque as Lady Jack – is chatting in front of a large Alice in Wonderland painting in the downstairs dining room at The Darling, on W. Randolph St.. This new space, owned by Sophie Huterstein, who also owns L.A.’s The Wellesbourne, is next door to J.P. Graziano, purveyor of exceptional Italian […]

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Nov 07, 2018 09:50 PM
What Food Pairs with Scotch Whisky? At Chicago’s SideDoor, Lots!

It doesn’t seem that Scotch whisky would be a great pairing with food: the spirit is big, sometimes smoky and seems like it could steamroll all but the most powerful flavors. But you might be surprised how well Scotch can pair with foods. We were eager to try pairing Scotch whisky with Scottish-type food It […]

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Nov 01, 2018 09:15 PM

Weekday Planner: Italian Edition

Tuscan Wine Dinner at Tocco

The wines of Tuscany step into the spotlight for a four-course wine dinner at Tocco on January 15. Wines to be featured for the dinner include Chianti, Vin Santo, Super Tuscan, and Vino Nobile, each paired with a different dish. Dinner kicks off at 7:00 p.m. and costs $55 per person. Call to make reservations. 

Tocco
Tocco



10th Anniversary Party at Osteria Via Stato

They grow up so fast! And by "they," I mean one of Chicago's most esteemed Italian destinations. Osteria Via Stato is turning 10, and to celebrate, executive chef/partner David DiGregorio and co. are hosting an anniversary party on January 14 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. It's a walk-around reception fete featuring food stations representing Italy's regional creations and wine tables. Tickets are $35 per person, with proceeds benefitting United Cerebral Palsy Foundation. Make a reservation by calling.. 


Pizza Week at Osteria La Madia

In other Italian dining news, Osteria La Madia is rolling out the dough for National Pizza Week between January 12 and 16 with bargain-priced pizzas. The wood-fired pizzas the restaurant has come to be renowned for will be only $8 during the week, affording perfect opportunity to partake in smoked pork belly pizza, housemade fennel sausage pizza, and more. 

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Neighborhoods: River NorthWest TownRiver North

This Lettuce Entertain You restaurant offers rustic Italian specialties made from seasonal, farm-fresh ingredients. Settle into the enoteca and order a quartino of one of the more than 40 wines...


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At Osteria La Madia, two pleasures - great food and distinctive, delicious wines - come together. After tasting dozens of styles of pizza in the U.S. and Europe, chef/owner Jonathan...

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