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Oktoberfest 2015 Dining and Drinking Guide

                                                                 Oktoberfest 2015 Dining and Drinking Guide       SEE FULL STORY   Bohemian House: No better place to celebrate Oktoberfest than a […]

On July 22, Nathan Sears of forthcoming D.A.S. and The Radler will team up with Scott Manley of Table, Donkey and Stick to execute an eight-course tasting menu of German cuisine previewing what’s to come from Sears’ tasting menu-exclusive D.A.S. Buttoned up German food takes the stage on July 22 at Table, Donkey and Stick a Chicago Restaurant, […]

Party Helps Kickstart New German Restaurants

Anticipation is high for the duo of Bavarian restaurants coming to Logan Square from Vie vet Nathan Sears. The chef’s grand ambition is a restaurant within a restaurant, featuring a larger and more casual restaurant called The Radler and a smaller spot called D.A.S. Opening one restaurant is hard enough, so having to work on two surely requires herculean effort, like […]

29 last-minute Chicago ideas for Valentine’s Day 2013

Uh oh, you forgot to make Valentine’s Day reservations! We’ve got you covered. As of today, these restaurants were reporting they still had openings. You can make reservations right from within Dining Chicago, too. But hurry, we don’t guarantee they’ll still have openings. Aquitaine, French bistro, Lincoln Park. Bin 36 global, River North. Branch 27, […]

10 Chicago Mother’s Day freebies

Cherishing your mother needn’t break the budget. Just about every restaurant in town is offering brunch or dinner specials for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, but these sweeten the pot with free items for Mom.

10 uncommon Easter events in Chicago

Try something a little different this Easter, with these out-of-the-ordinary options.

Eat this! Schnitzel, crispy cutlets from Vienna

Crisp and delicate, Schnitzel are pounded, breaded, pan-fried cutlets. In Austria, according to law, the term Wiener Schnitzel applies only to Schnitzel made from veal, but pork and chicken Schnitzel are popular, too.

Schlachtfast, Germany’s big pig festival, underway

The pig trend still hot in Chicago is nothing new in Germany, where pork has been a favorite for centuries. “Schlachtfast” is a meaty German festival celebrating the end of winter.

Kendall College tours European cuisine

  Take a European tour all on Goose Island when The Dining Room at Kendall College hosts a series of Monday night dinners highlighting Continental regional cuisines: France, Jan. 24 Austro-Hungarian, Jan. 31 Switzerland, Feb. 7 Germany, Feb. 21 United Kingdom, Feb. 28 Scandinavia, March 7 Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. each Monday for the […]

The best Chicago restaurants ever? Really?

What would you add to the list? What would you leave off?