Holiday Specials at Prairie Grass Cafe For this year’s holiday celebrations, Chef/Owners Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris at Prairie Grass Cafe in Northbrook, Ill. (601 Skokie Blvd.; 847-205-4433) will enhance their regular dinner menu with specials to enliven the spirit and warm the soul. On Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24, Prairie Grass Cafe will […]
Our Friend Jean Banchet passed away. He was a real giant in the industry and will be missed.
(Parliament) No matter the time of year, there is always lots to do, eat, and drink in Chicago. Here are some of the hottest happenings this weekend. Restaurants: ZED451, Roots Handmade Pizza, Under the Table, Parliament A Night of Charity at Parliament Restaurants and bars continue to come together in support of the Philippines in the wake […]
Toast a Happy Birthday to Tortoise Club Happy birthday, Tortoise Club! Everyone’s favorite vintage-y American River North restaurant celebrates its first birthday Tuesday, November 19, and to christen the occasion they’re hosting a good ol’ fashioned birthday bash. Expect balloons, streamers, and waiters clad in festive garb. Teddy the Tortoise will also be in attendance, because […]
A new video by Chef Hamaro Cantu showing the progression of Chef”s that made Charlie Trotter’s what it was. Although it’s a work in progress, it’s great to see all the Celebrity Chefs in one sandbox. Link To Video Transcript of Chef Trotter’s Family Charlie Trotter 1987 Charlie Trotter Dona Lee Trotter Anne Hinkamp […]
DryHop Brewers is rapidly turning into Chicago’s quintessential friendly neighborhood brewpub, extending a friendly hand to local compatriots such as Intelligentsia Coffee and iNG to brew up new collaboration beers. The Chicago-centric synergy is palpable in the beers, newly available/coming soon to DryHop Brewers. DryHop Brewers is rapidly turning into Chicago’s quintessential friendly neighborhood brewpub, extending a friendly hand to local […]
As the official start of the holiday shopping season, Black Friday can be a bit of a frenzy. That’s why you need proper sustenance. Thankfully, a number of Chicago restaurants are ready to roll out Black Friday promos. (Black paella at Tavernita) Thanksgiving is coming up fast, in case you needed a reminder to feel […]
Just because a chef doesn’t operate a pizza restaurant and toss dough every day should not bar them from making their own pizza. This is a free country, after all. The opportunity for chefs to design their own pizza is a sacred right. Celebrating that right are Roots Handmade Pizza and The Grid, (Wood-fired pizza oven at The […]