Ask five Chicagoans who makes their favorite deep dish pizza and you’ll get five different answers. There’s also some question about who invented the cheesy pie, but all you really care about is where you can get one.
UPDATE: Unless you’ve been living under a very, very big rock, you know that the Chicago Cubs won the first game of the National League Playoffs
take place tonight between the Chicago Cubs and the San Francisco Giants at their home,
As a Midwestern gal I have a thing for comfort food. I grew up surrounded by corn fields and potatoes are my pal. While there’s an incredible variety of cuisines in Chicago, sometimes you just want something warm, savory, and / or fried.
Italian beef is the quintessential Chicago sandwich. It was invented here by stockyard workers when they needed to turn tough cuts of meat into something they could eat (and actually enjoy).
There’s nothing quite like entering your Michigan Avenue hotel suite to find a bottle of champagne chilling in the ice bucket next to a tray of chocolate covered strawberries. As soon as you enter you feel spoiled, pampered, appreciated.
Chef Jimmy Bannos is one of the most well-known chefs in the country. His restaurant, Heaven on Seven (111 N Wabash), is an iconic landmark that serves up the best Cajun cuisine outside of New Orleans.
Less than an hour from Chicago is a global treasure, an ecosystem that’s rarer than the rain forest and nearly as diverse. It’s home to hundreds of species of birds and plants, and bison now roam in a land from which they’d disappeared. And you own it.
When two million people descend upon the same location, getting there can be challenging. There are several options to get to the Chicago Air & Water Show, but with all of them you’ll want to allow plenty of time – and patience. There aren’t a lot of avenues to the epicenter of the show so …
Warning: this article is NSFHP (Not Safe For Hungry People). The pictures contained here will have you heading to Olive Theory Pizzeria so fast your new nickname will be Ledecky.
There’s no pespective quite like the view from a boat for the Chicago Air & Water Show. However, unless you’ve got a friend with a boat, or you are the friend with the boat, you’ll have to pay to be on a boat to watch the air and water show.
There’s a new ride at Six Flags Great America. Sort of. Rage of the Gargoyles turns the Demon roller coaster into a fully integrated virtual reality experience.
It’s out with the old – sort of – and in with the new – sort of – in Lakeview. Lark is the neighborhood’s newest hangout recently opened in the old Halsted’s location after a few months of renovation.