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Off Site Bar Dining, Forbidden Root Beer, Latin Dance at Prairie Grass Cafe, Lunch at Ani

Off Site Bar Dining, Forbidden Root Beer:   Daily Dining at Off Site Bar New happenings are afoot by Longman & Eagle‘s executive chef Matthew Kerney, who’s implementing a new daily menu at adjoining Off Site Bar. Available starting at 5:00 p.m. nightly, the menu promises to change seasonally and conceptually, with the first iteration inspired […]

2011 St. Joseph’s Day Tables: Where to feast in Chicago

Chicago Roman Catholics will celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph this weekend with an array of charitable events. Here’s a list of St. Joseph’s Tables.

Nine ways to spend Valentine’s weekend in Chicago

“Yes, Valentine’s Day is this month, and we will be celebrating with all the city’s lovebirds, but why pin the ‘amour’ to only one day?” asks Chef Carol Wallack of Sola> in North Center and we agree. We got 150 press releases about Valentine’s Day, and you can bet that just about every eatery in […]

Chicago restaurants say, ‘Eat and drink for Haiti!’

  Chicago restaurateurs have already thrown themselves into the efforts for Haitian earthquake relief. Soul Vegetarian East in Greater Grand Crossing is collecting nonperishable vegan foods, clothing, bottled water, bedding, sleeping bags, tents, medical supplies and other items for Haitian relief efforts on an ongoing basis. Le Passage on the Gold Coast will be collecting […]

13 screamingly fun things to do in Chicagoland for Halloween

Haunted drive-in movie, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, Margate Fieldhouse, Uptown, $5 (includes popcorn and hot dog). Margate Fieldhouse becomes a drive-in movie theater, featuring “The Addams Family.” Seating is limited. ‘Fear,’ 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31, The Neo-Futurarium, Andersonville, $15. Visit the “thinking man’s haunted house” of Edgar Allen Poe […]