The newest of Chicago’s four Nando’s PERi PERi chicken restaurants recently opened at 953 W. Randolph Street, bringing a new casual dining vibe to the West Loop. The family-friendly style and reasonable prices provide a welcome option on a street full of trendy, expensive restaurants. The restaurant is a hybrid of ‘serve yourself’ and ‘full …
Butch McGuire’s bar in Chicago’s Gold Coast is a piece of Chicago history and is filled with tales of Windy City lore.
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To say that I love cheese fries is an understatement. I have to put chocolate in the freezer or else it’ll go bad. Months after the candy expo’s over I still have suckers and gummy bears and taffy gathering dust.
A mall isn’t a mall without a food court, unless it’s Water Tower Place. The upscale shopping plaza has the requisite collection of inexpensive restaurants in one location with shared seating, but you won’t find an Orange Julius or a Great Steak Escape.
Images of Chicago’s past bring to mind gangsters wearing fedoras, carrying tommy guns, and drinking illicit cocktails in back-alley speakeasies where entrance is gained only through knowing the right people.
Miller’s Pub’s name is a little misleading. It sounds like they’d just have standard bar food and it’s your run-of-the-mill pub that’s on every corner in the city. Those familiar with this Chicago institution know better.
A little over five years ago I decided to move to Chicago. I found an apartment and picked my move-in date.
Congratulations to Lavazza! Ferran Adria created “Espesso” for the coffee cafe, and it was named by Time Magazine as one of the Best Inventions for 2006.
England isn’t known for its food, but this British-style pub is a popular lunch spot in the financial district.
Yes, Virginia, you can eat inexpensively in downtown Chicago. You don’t even have to settle for a hotdog, Italian beef, or a quarter pounder from the Rock ‘N Roll McDonald’s.