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  SAVOR, GT Fish & Oyster

DISH Dining Guide

Led by Michelin-starred Giuseppe Tentorri, the River North spot GT Fish & Oyster ( 531 N. Wells St.; GTOyster.com ) offers a diverse set of seafood at an emphasized mid-range price. The restaurant's offerings were solidly ...


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  DINING Travelle dinner, National Bao Day, Winestyr Fest, ladies' night

—On Wed., Aug. 21, Travelle at The Langham Chef Jeff Vucko will collaborate with Granor Farm Chef ( and Ruffage author ) Abra Berens for a one-night-only dinner. Starting at 6:30 p.m., guests meet at Granor ...


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  SAVOR Lesbian chef curates 'Play'-ful menu in Gold Coast

DISH Dining Guide

Located on the Division Street strip in Gold Coast are longtime establishments like The Original Mother's and Butch McGuire's. The typical frat boy-ish scene left that part of the Gold Coast without many true nightclubs, with ...


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  SAVOR Chiya Chai

DISH Dining Guide

What could beat an iced chai on the riverwalk? Four flavorful kinds of chai on the riverwalk, maybe. All this and more awaits tourists and locals alike along the east portion of the walking strip along ...


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  Drag-and-dining venue Lips to open Aug. 22

Lips, a drag-and-dining venue, will have a grand opening Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2229 S. Michigan Ave. Just some of the drag performers will include Mimi Marks, Shavonna B. Brooks, Ruff N' Stuff, Angel LeBare, Delilah ...


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  Chicago Meal Pack of 9/11 Day

The first-ever Chicago Meal Pack of 9/11 Day—co-hosted by Serve Illinois and the Greater Chicago Food Depository—will take place Wed., Sept. 11, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at Union Station, 225 S. Canal St. More than 1,000 volunteers ...


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  DINING Julia Child, donut-topped milkshakes, Le Diner en Blanc

—In honor of iconic chef Julia Child, Chef Greg Biggers of Margeaux Brasserie, 11 E. Walton St., has curated a special pre-fixe menu of Child-inspired dishes for Thursday, Aug. 15 ( Child's 107th birthday ). Guests ...


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  UPDATE: Hamburger Mary's business for sale; co-owner cites high rent

The popular Andersonville restaurant Hamburger Mary's is for sale—and high rent is the culprit. SVN Chicago Commercial presented the exclusive listing for this business, according to BizBuySell.com. The listing (with an asking price of $185,000) says, ...


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  Pastoral marking 15th anniversary Aug. 16-18

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine will celebrate its 15th anniversary with several events over Aug. 16-18. On Saturday, Aug. 17, Pastoral will mark the milestone with a free ice-cream social and bubbly toast. The event ...


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  DINING Honey Butter, chef news, CBD event

—Honey Butter Fried Chicken is continuing its Clucker Collab Chef Series, partnering with Jason Hammel, chef/owner of Logan Square spot Lula Cafe. Hammel's 20 Years Young Sandwich pays homage to Lula Cafe's 20 years of service, ...


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  SAVOR Fry the Coop

DISH Dining Guide by Joshua Irvine

Joe Fontana, like many a suburban dreamer like him, has come to the city. The restauranteur, who found success with Fry the Coop—his spin on Nashville hot chicken—in Oak Lawn and Elmhurst, made his recent Chicago ...


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  Shark-fin controversy surfaces in Illinois

In 2013, Illinois became a leader in shark conservation by banning shark-fin products—but, according to an Animal Welfare Institute ( AWI ) report, five restaurants ( three in Chicago, one in Champaign ) in the state ...


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  DINING Brass Heart, Shark Week and Lollapalooza specials, Oyster Day

—Brass Heart, 4662 N. Broadway, is holding its inaugural beer dinner on Wed., July 31, 6-10:30 p.m. At the upscale spot, Chef Matt Kerney will craft a seven-course tasting menu, paired with small-production, hard-to-find beers from ...


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  SAVOR Asadito

DISH Dining Guide

"F**k Me, I'll Have Another," reads the electric blue neon sign that hangs on the white wall behind the bar at Asadito ( 30 N. Clinton St.; https://slightlytoasted.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/food-menu-mock.pdf ), the new authentic yet modern taqueria and ...


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  Taste of Andersonville taking place Aug. 7

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce ( ACC ) will welcome guests on a dining tour of Andersonville's restaurant district during the annual Taste of Andersonville progressive dinner crawl on Wed., Aug. 7, 6-9 p.m. The event ...


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  SAVOR The Purple Pig

DISH Dining Guide by Joshua Irvine

The Purple Pig has gone—next door. The popular establishment moved to a new, larger location at 444 N. Michigan Ave. this June, with an updated menu. Chef Jimmy Bannos Jr.'s establishment seats more than 100 people ...


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  CONCERTS Daya; Brandi Carlile; Taste of Chicago

If the Chicago area celebrations for the 50th anniversary of The Stonewall Riots toward the end of June seemed to be epic and numerous, the smaller events and aftershocks in July managed to be just as ...


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  SAVOR City Tap

DISH Dining Guide

In the bustling Fulton Market, a restaurant must master many areas of dining in order to thrive. From ambiance and vibe to presentation and taste — without a clear mission to accomplish these, a restaurant could ...


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  DINING Spiaggia/Cafe Spiaggia, restaurant openings

—To celebrate National Wine & Cheese Day, July 25, Spiaggia and Cafe Spiaggia ( 980 N. Michigan Ave. ) have various cheese-centric dishes. Spiaggia has caviale e burrata ( golden osetra caviar, burrata and chive ), ...


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  DINING Tacos y Tamales Festival, Taste of River North, Mercat

—Green Curtain Events has announced the 4th Annual Tacos y Tamales Festival on July 19-21 at 16th and Peoria streets. The Tacos y Tamales Festival aims to give back to the community in which it is ...


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  DINING Perry's turns 40, Roscoe Village Burger Fest, Stan's Cookies

—Oak Brook spot Perry's Steakhouse & Grille, 5 Oakbrook Center, is celebrating 40 years by giving customers four choices for four courses, all for $44, throughout July. Appetizers, entrees and desserts include fried asparagus, kale salad, ...


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  SAVOR Avli Taverna

DISH Dining Guide

In Greek, the word meraki is used to describe "putting your heart and soul into something," philoxenia means "treating guests like old friends" and kefi means "living joyfully in the moment." I know this because it's ...


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  SAVOR Maddon's Post

It's safe to say that the co-owners of Maddon's Post ( 1119 W. Waveland Ave.; https://www.MaddonsPost.com )—James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Chicago Cubs coach Joe Maddon—have immersed themselves into this spot. Everything, including the ...


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  Renee Taylor lives her Life on a Diet

Renee Taylor will always be remembered as Sylvia Fine, the mother in the TV series The Nanny, but her accomplishments are many. She created 22 plays, four films and nine TV movies and series with her ...


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  SAVOR Spike Mendelsohn talks Flipp, summer recipes, politics

Former Top Chef competitor Spike Mendelsohn has his hands in many pots—including being the owner of Good Stuff Eatery, a fast-casual restaurant that has branches mainly in Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia ( although there's thankfully ...


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  DINING Fourth of July items, National Fried Chicken Day

—Chicagoans can enjoy a Fourth of July beach party at North Avenue beach spot Castaways, 1603 N. Lake Shore Dr. While taking in live entertainment by The DJ Firm, guests can sip on a special "Stars ...


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  SAVOR Mango Pickle; Somerset

DISH Dining Guide

In the last issue of Windy City Times, I reviewed the new progressive Indian spot Rooh—and concluded it is good ( albeit expensive ) and needs to get its act together. Rooh, a West Loop spot, ...


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  DINING Pride events, The Dearborn chef's win, Fourth of July items

—Revival Food Hall's TOMI Sushi, 125 S. Clark St., created a spicy rainbow roll ( aqua blue rice, tuna, cucumber, jalapeño, pickled radish topped with spicy mayo ) running throughout June ( Pride Month ). Half ...


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  SAVOR Cebu; Rooh

The restaurants profiled this week are considered two of the hottest new spots in the city—but do they live up to the hype? Cebu ( 2211 W. North Ave.; https://cebuchicago.com/ ) is one of the very ...


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  Five Worth Finding: Pride, Carol's Cookies, Kimpton Gray and more

—The Queeriodic Table: A Celebration of LGBTQ+ Culture: Harriet Dyer's book ( a take on the periodic table, of course ) contains a glossary on current lingo and definitions; a condensed timeline of queer events from ...


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  DINING Pride events, Beatnik on the River, crawfish boil

—For Pride Month, Big Gay Ice Cream is teaming with pastry chef Leigh Omilinsky—this time from her new home, Cold Storage, 1000 W. Fulton Market, on June 24-30. There will be Pride Pops ( rainbow sherbet ...


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  Sweets & Snacks Expo: Celebrities, innovation

Recently, the Sweets & Snacks Expo took place at McCormick Place. This year's event was more about innovation than ever, but also exhibited a healthy dose of nostalgia. Winners in the Most Innovative Product Awards included ...


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  DINING Father's Day items, drag-queen brunch, Ribfest

—There will be a specialty Father's Day menu at The Claridge Hotel's Juniper Spirits & Oysters, 1244 N. Dearborn Pkwy., on June 15-16, featuring a choice of filet, BLT or lobster slider paired with a flight ...


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  SAVOR Wines, Mezcalito, silent discos and more...

Lounging at Mezcalito Mercadito Chicago, 108 W. Kinzie St., recently opened a downstairs lounge called Mezcalito—and the colorful basement spot definitely has some attractive culinary features and drinks of its own. Executive Chef Marissa Tunon ...


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  DINING Food-truck social, Ina Mae's Sno-Balls, JoJo's brunch

—The Pilsen Food Truck Social will take place June 8-9 at 1200-1300 W. 18th St., 12-10 p.m. A few of the food trucks present will include The Happy Lobster, 5411 Empanadas, Whadda Jerk and Churro Factory. ...


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  SAVOR Lunch at The Albert, Walton Street Kitchen

DISH Dining Guide

Maybe it's the scientist in me ( having majored in biology as an undergrad ), but I found The Albert ( 228 E. Ontario St.; https://thealbertchicago.com/ ) really appealing. Named, of course, after Albert Einstein, and ...


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  DINING Pride Bowl, OPALGA's donuts, Band of Bohemia mocktails

—All June, Furious Spoon will offer its Pride ramen bowl. For each $16.95 bowl ( with veggie broth, chili-infused noodles, spicy miso, napa cabbage, scallions, corn, sweet-chili shrimp and Fresno chilies ), $2 will be donated ...


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  Wendy Williams talks snacks, LGBT pride

Talk-show personality Wendy Williams dropped into the Sweet & Snacks Expo in Chicago recently, thanks to her partnership with SNAX-Sational brands. She was promoting Operation Backpack, the new charity partner she's working with that gives backpacks ...


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  DINING Pizza museum, restaurant openings, Equality Illinois brunch

—Roosevelt Collection announced the official grand reopening and new exhibits at the U.S. Pizza Museum. Open on Fridays from 1-8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., the museum features founder Kendall Bruns' personal ...


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  SAVOR Bonci Pizza; Bernie's Chicago

Cash isn't accepted—and pizza is purchased by weight. Those are just two of the more unusual concepts you'll find at Bonci Pizza ( 161 N. Sangamon St. and 1566 N. Damen Ave.; https://bonciusa.com/ ), a spot ...


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  DINING Burger Month, Antique Taco, Willis Tower event

—To mark National Burger Month, Jake Melnick's Corner Tap, 41 E. Superior St., is offering three different burgers only in May. The Que burger ( $16.95 ) is a bacon-wrapped burger patty dusted with BBQ spice ...


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  CEO to speak on food distribution issues

Beth Ford, president and CEO of Arden Hills, Minnesota-based Land O'Lakes, Inc., will speak on Thursday, May 23 at noon at a meeting of the Executives Club of Chicago. The meeting will take place at the ...


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  SAVOR Jojo's Milk Bar; A'ville Wine Walk

Jojo's Milk Bar ( 23 W. Hubbard St.; https://www.jojosmilkbar.com/ ) is known for its eye-catching shakes—but, lately, it's been in the news for an entirely different reason. Christina Tosi—the mind behind the national chain Milk Bar—has ...


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  DINING Robert's reopens, farmers markets, Mother's Day items

—Robert's Pizza and Dough Companyvis officially reopening in Streeterville on Friday, May 17. Now located at 465 N. McClurg Ct., Robert's Pizza will celebrate the anticipated return by giving away free slices of its signature, handcrafted ...


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  DINING Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day items

—Virgin Hotels Chicago, 203 N. Wabash Ave., is hosting the Cuatro de Caballo grand opening party ( celebrating both Cinco de Mayo and The Kentucky Derby ) at rooftop bar Cerise on Saturday, May 4, 2-8 ...


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  DINING Outdoor dining, JoJo's Milk Bar, First Slice Pie Cafe

—The Hampton Social's downtown Streeterville location, 164 E. Grand Ave., is kicking off its first summer in the city with two patios: a four-season covered dining room as well as an expansive outdoor rooftop that offers ...


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  SAVOR Le Colonial; Benny's bar bites

DISH Dining Guide

The more things change, the more they stay the same. While that phrase may seem a bit contradictory, it's the truth when it comes to Gold Coast French-Vietnamese restaurant Le Colonial ( 57 E. Oak St.; ...


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  DINING CBD cocktails, Eataly pizza party, Easter items

—Lincoln Hall and Schubas Tavern ( on 4/20, fittingly ) will offer the "Hi-CBD" cocktail ( Deep Eddy orange vodka, Euphoric CBD-infused simple syrup and lime ) for $10. Also, Brass Heart Restaurant, 4662 N. Broadway, ...


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  SAVOR Barton G. The Restaurant

It's safe to say that there's no spot in Chicago like Barton G. The Restaurant ( 415 N. Dearborn St.; https://www.bartong.com/restaurants.html ). Restaurants here have been everything from elegant to bright to laid-back and even artsy—but ...


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  Dining for Life; Baconfest; Aberlour

The annual event Dining for Life—which raises vital funds for HIV/AIDS-service organizations—returns to Chicago on Thursday, April 25. There are already more than 40 participating restaurants throughout Chicagoland, including Marchesa, Cherry Circle Room, Ella Elli, The ...


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  DINING WingFest, Game of Thrones items, Easter items

—The 20th annual Chicago's Best WingFest will take place Saturday, April 13, 12-4 p.m., at the UIC Pavilion, 525 S. Racine Ave. The special Chicago Police Department/Chicago Fire Department wing-eating competition guest host will be Chicago ...


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  DINING Middle Eastern restaurant, drag event, Cubs opener items

—Galit—the Middle Eastern restaurant from James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef Zachary Engel and co-owner and One Off Hospitality Group alum Andres Clavero—is opening for dinner Wed., April 3, at 2429 N. Lincoln Ave. According to a ...


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  DINING Stefani dinner, sushi spot opens, Baconfest, drag event

—Stefani Prime is hosting a special Italian wine-pairing dinner on Thursday, March 28, at 6755 N. Cicero Ave., Lincolnwood; arrival is at 6:30 p.m., and the dinner starts at 7 p.m. Stefani Prime is the latest ...


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  SAVOR The sweet life of Candyality founder Terese McDonald

DISH Dining Guide

Talking with Candyality owner/founder Terese McDonald is a fascinating journey—not just about the world of sweets, but also about subjects such as politics and fashion. That's because McDonald's life has been involved in those areas, and ...


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  PASSAGES Restaurant manager Chyna Sky Gonzalez dies

Chyna Sky Gonzalez died by suicide March 9 after a long struggle with drug addiction. She was 32. Born in San Leandro, California, on Dec. 4, 1986, Gonzalez spent her childhood in the Bay Area and ...


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  DINING Free cheeseburgers, Fulton Market dinner, Baconfest coming

—To celebrate M Burger's ninth birthday on Wed., March 20, the chain is giving away one free single cheeseburger with any purchase at all Chicagoland M Burger locations. In addition, guests can enter for a chance ...


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  SAVOR Tuscany on Taylor; Victory Italian

DISH Dining Guide

"That's Italian!" Besides being the slogan for a popular spaghetti sauce, that was my immediate reaction after visiting a pair of restaurants that seemingly encompass the essence of Italy—albeit in different ways. Tuscany on Taylor ( ...


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  DINING Cochon555 winner, Lent offerings, St. Patrick's items

—Chicago "Prince of Pork" Chef Daniel Espinoza, of Cantina Laredo, came out on top at the annual pork-centered event Cochon555. Espinoza will represent Chicago at Grand Cochon—the national finale on Sept. 15—in Chicago. Johnny Contraveos, the ...


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  DINING (Re)openings, Italian culinary cruise, St. Patrick's items

—Argentine gelato producer FRIO Gelato will open a new location at Navy Pier later this spring. This will mark the company's fourth location in the Chicagoland area. Flavors include dulce de leche ( milk caramel ), ...


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  SAVOR Boleo, The Whistler

DISH Dining Guide

It's interesting to see the Loop during the week. As soon as five o'clock hits, droves of people leave the office-laden area as quickly as possible to head for relaxation, family or one of a thousand ...


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  Cochon555 returns March 3

With an all-star cast of chefs who specialize in whole animal cooking paired with farmers responsibly raising delicious heritage breed pigs, Cochon555 returns to Chicago on Sunday, March 3, at Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan St. ...


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  DINING Barton G., the place to be

Barton G. The Restaurant recently opened its Chicago location, with all of the pomp and circumstance that one expects from Miami-based visionary Barton G. Weiss. The new 12,000-square-foot space at 415 N. Dearborn St. is on ...


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  DINING Walton Street's fried chicken, Blue Door, Mardi Gras

—Walton Street Kitchen + Bar, 912 N. State St., is now serving a fried-chicken Sunday evening special. The dinner consists of a three pieces of buttermilk fried chicken, served with homemade jalapeno cornbread, cole slaw and ...


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  DINING New Nico chef, DropShot, Valentine's Day options

—Joe Lambert has been named the new executive chef at Nico Osteria and the Thompson Chicago hotel, 1015 N. Rush St. Lambert has been at Nico with two-time James Beard award-winning chef Paul Kahan since the ...


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  'Chicago Magic Lounge: A Family Show' Feb. 16

"Chicago Magic Lounge: A Family Show" will take place Saturday, Feb. 16, 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St. The Chicago Magic Lounge, located in Andersonville, is known for its stage and close-up ...


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  Cider Summit at Navy Pier benefits Heartland Alliance

Part of a tour that takes place throughout the United States, Cider Summit took place Feb. 9 in Navy Pier's Aon Grand Ballroom. The 7th annual Cider Summit Chicago featured more than 150 ciders, cider cocktails ...


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  SAVOR Taureaux Tavern; Black Restaurant Week

DISH Dining Guide

Those fluent in French probably know what Taureaux Tavern ( 155 W. Van Buren St.; TaureauxTavern.com ) is all about—especially when its location is considered. Nestled in the Loops' financial district, the spot's name ( which ...


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  DINING Asians & Friends dinner, Pizza museum, Valentine's Day options

—Asians & Friends Chicago will host a Chinese New Year's dinner on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. at Jade Court, 626 S. Racine Ave. It will be multi-course dinner ( $35 pre-sale/$40 door ) with ...


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  DINING Fried Chicken & Champagne, $1 Food Festival, Super Bowl specials

—Kendall College Trust's fourth annual Fried Chicken & Champagne Fest will take place Saturday, Feb. 2, at Kendall College, 900 N. North Branch St., at 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Eric Mansavage ( Farmhouse ), Beverly Kim ( ...


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  SAVOR Publican Quality Meats; Banchet Awards

Fittingly located in the heart of Chicago's meatpacking district, Publican Quality Meats ( PQM ) ( 825 W. Fulton Market; PublicanQualityMeats.com ) will probably be unlike almost any spot you'll encounter—and that's a good thing, in ...


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  DINING '90s event, ramen giveaway, Chinese New Year, Super Bowl specials

—Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield Ave., is hosting "Party Like It's 1996," in collaboration with The Chill Foundation and Burton Snowboards, on Friday, Jan. 25, 6:30-11:30 p.m. Nineties teen heartthrob Aaron Carter is slated to ...


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  DINING Stan's tea partnership, Winnetka spot, Cocoa Crawl

—Stan's Donuts & Coffee has launched a Rishi Tea partnership. To celebrate the launch, the donut destination is coining Tuesday, Jan. 29, "Tea Party Tuesday." All Stan's guests will receive a free 12-ounce hot tea with ...


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  SAVOR Roanoke brunch; Chicago Restaurant Week

DISH Dining Guide

During the week, Roanoke Restaurant and Club ( 135 W. Madison St.; https://www.theroanokerestaurant.com/ ) is as busy as a beehive, thanks to its Loop location that accommodates businesspeople, theatergoers, tourists and more. In fact, every part ...


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  DINING Big Star brunch, Daisies option, Drumbar cocktails

—Big Star, 3640 N. Clark St., is now serving brunch. The menu—created by Executive Chef/Partner Paul Kahan and Brand Chef de Cuisine Julie Warpinski—includes items such as chorizo mulas made with house-made corn tortillas, fluffy scrambled ...


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  SAVOR Bistro Campagne brunch; Chicago Restaurant Week

DISH Dining Guide

I have to admit I was a little concerned going to Bistro Campagne ( 4518 N. Lincoln Ave.; BistroCampagne.com ) for brunch. The reason? Bistro Campagne has a new executive chef ( Adam Grandt ), who ...







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Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.