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Best Dining Bargains on the Magnificent Mile

The Magnificent Mile can be a magnificent drain on your wallet, so here’s a guide to the best dining cheap eats along Michigan Avenue. (Tuna sandwich at Doc B’s) It’s no secret that unless you’re a Kardashian with spare millions to burn, the Magnificent Mile is one big budgetary nightmare. From store to store, the […]

New Year, New BOKA Restaurant

Giuseppe Tentori After several years at the helm of BOKA , Giuseppe Tentori prepares to depart once the restaurant closes for renovations on New Year’s Day, set to reopen with a new look and a new chef. Tentori looks back on his impressive tenure at the restaurant that put the Boka Restaurant Group on the […]

Weekend Planner: California Wine Dinners, European Sausages, Gingerbread Houses, and Cookie Class

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. (Telergaph. Credit: Tom Harris / Hedrick Blessing) Celebrate California at Telegraph California wine takes the spotlight for Telegraph‘s latest series of wine dinners, available through the rest of December. The […]

Crushed again! Two tons of grapes to be Naperville wine

From 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 30, the lobby of the Chicago Naperville Marriott will turn into a winery as wwinemaker Greg Fischer of Chicago’s Wild Blossom Meadery and Winery feeds more than two tons of cabernet grapes into a gigantic grape-crushing machine. The juice produced will ultimately become the house wine for the […]

Five uncommon Easter meals in Chicago

Ham, ham, ham … who says you have to have ham on Easter? We got 100 press releases for Chicago restaurants all serving variations of the same Easter brunch. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here are a handful doing something a little different, this Sunday, March 31. Filini Bar and Restaurant in the […]

18 Passover 2013 ideas in Chicago

Does Bubbe need a little help this Passover? Whether you’re hosting a seder at home, want to enjoy it in a restaurant or just want a taste of the holiday before the real thing begins, area chefs are prepared to assist. Reservations and advance orders strongly recommended. Bebe’s Eatery at the Chicago French Market offers […]

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, […]

Dining for a cause or three

Eat, drink and contribute. BUY ONE, TAKE ONE, GIVE ONE. Through Wednesday, buy a classic pasta at any Maggiano’s restaurant and you’ll not only get one free, but Maggiano’s will make a meal donation to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief charity. BE SWEET TO THE KIDS. Through Dec. 31, every sale of mini […]

Six Chicago restaurants teach you their secrets

Yes, you can cook! Learn from local chefs how to make their specialties at these cooking classes and eat the results. Mon Ami Gabi in Oak Brook’s cooking class offers instruction from Chef Bruce Williams, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in seasonal dishes including gazpacho, seared salmon with leek quinoa and citron butter and […]

Friday food porn: Layer it on!

The towering 23-layer chocolate cake, $14, a decadent signature of Pastry Chef Hillary Rikower at Michael Jordan’s Steak House on the Magnificent Mile.