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Eat and Drink Gingerbread in Chicago

Eat and Drink Gingerbread One of the most iconic Christmastime flavors, gingerbread, is in abundance all over Chicago this year. . . Belly Up Smokehouse & Saloon: Another spot where you can drink your gingerbread, Belly Up Smokehouse & Saloon gives the festive dessert the martini treatment by blending Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur with Baileys […]

The West Loop is Chicago’s New Burger Capital

Chicago’s New Burger Capital . The West Loop has never been beefier, as more and more hot burger options pop up throughout the neighborhood. . The O.G.’s of the West Loop’s burger boom are Grange Hall Burger Bar and Au Cheval. The former is a modest, pastoral haven slinging homey fare you might expect to […]

World Gin Day, Dose Market, Breakfast Gin Release: Weekend Planner

World Gin Day, Dose Market, Breakfast Gin Release: Weekend Planner: As you surely already know, World Gin Day is June 13, which of course merits drinking copious amounts of gin and tonics. If you’re looking to partake, you can’t do any better than Sable Kitchen & Bar, where head bartender John Stanton presides over a […]

First Taste: Oak + Char

First Taste: Oak + Char: Oak + Char refines modern Midwestern dining in River North.   When rumblings of a new restaurant began formulating for the former Graham Elliot space, it seemed the restaurateurs were hell-bent on checking off every dining cliche in the books. There were the two random words strung together by a […]

Dry-aged Beef Day, Wine 101, Pisco Sour Class: Weekend Planner

Dry-aged Beef Day, Wine 101, Pisco Sour Class: Weekend Planner   Dry-aged Beef Day at Eataly Beef up your weekend with a visit to Eataly on Dry-Aged Beef Day, Friday, April 17. For one day only, Eataly is showcasing dry-aged beef by offering two cuts of prime dry-aged beef at bargain prices, aka 50% off. Typically […]

Sweet of the Week: Pistachio Soft-Serve at Mercadito

Pistachio Soft-Serve: Pistachio Soft-Serve at Mercadito Fish   August didn’t quite shape up to be the “dog days” we all have come to expect of late summer in Chicago, but that hardly stifles my incessant screams for ice cream. I’m obnoxious about it, regardless of temperature. In particular, there is nothing more scream-worthy than soft-serve. […]

Date Spot: A Study, Top 10 Date Spots

Date Spot: Please go to Dining Chicago on Facebook and let us know your favorite places to date and breakup Much is said of first date spots, even second date spots, but what about places to go for a third date, fourth date, and so on? Here is your definitive guide to ideal Chicago restaurants for dates one […]

Sweet of the Week: Chocolate Budino at Lyfe Kitchen

Chocolate Budino at Lyfe Kitchen Chicago is a city with a sweet tooth, packed with unique pastries and desserts in every neighborhood restaurant and bakery for dining and snacking in Chicago. I’m a guy with a sweet tooth, so each week I’ll report on a different dessert you need to try. I mean, I’ll eat […]

Burgers and Hot Dogs You Should Know

Here Are Burgers and Hot Dogs You Should Know Unless you’ve been confined to a cave for the better part of a year, you’ve surely heard of the ramen burger. This culinary oddity was first concocted at Smorgasburg in Brooklyn by some mad scientist-like chef looking to fuse cuisines in one seamless, albeit messy, vessel. […]

Happy Beefy Birthday, Chicago by Cut Steakhouse!

Happy Birthday Chicago! As with most 177th birthdays, they should be celebrated with steak and Cracker Jack sundaes. As the city of Chicago prepares to become incredibly old on March 4, Chicago Cut Steakhouse and The Local Chicago celebrate accordingly with some meaty, indulgent specials. Because when you’re that old, the diet goes out the window. The Windy City […]