One-Pot Wonders

How to keep warm with soups from around the globe

Baby, it’s cold outside. To keep you snug, we scoured Chicagoland for soulful soups—particularly ethnic, seasonal varieties. And what an alluring array we found! Imagine dazzling, international flavors and a host of mouthwatering textures. Our lineup includes such culinary wonders as fragrant Vietnamese phô, succulent Japanese ramen, and the adored classic French onion. Not to be missed, these inviting “bowls ... Read More »

Warmth and Whimsy

Fine food and refined cocktails at Conrad Chicago

Chicago’s patchwork of neighborhoods is one of the things that makes the city so great. Deeply rooted in its multifaceted neighborhood culture, each with its own style and character, it makes for a true melting pot indicative of a world-class metropolis. While some pockets of the city are visibly entrenched and distinct in this regard, the downtown area used to ... Read More »

New and Upcoming Chicago Hot Spots

Six restaurant hotspots that need to be on your radar

  From the West Loop to River North and beyond, our culinary neighborhoods are truly flourishing. With a new lineup of new restaurant openings on the horizon, here are six hotspots to keep on your radar. Barrio from DineAmic Group {65 West Kinzie Street, Chicago} The restaurant group that brought the city Siena Tavern, Prime & Provisions, and more, will open ... Read More »

Chicago’s Must-Try Margaritas

Get ready for Cinco de Mayo and summertime early with these tequila favorites

Whether you like them on the rocks or blended, with salt or without, spicy or sweet, there is no denying the appeal of the margarita. It’s a tried and true classic drink that has fans across the world, but especially in our Windy City. Luckily for cocktail lovers everywhere, today, February 22nd, is National Margarita Day, so there’s no reason ... Read More »

Get a Piece of National Pizza Day

Celebrate thin crust, deep dish, and beyond at these Italian hot spots

Did you know that 93-percent of Americans have eaten pizza in the last month? Our only question is, what are the other 7-percent doing?! Pizza is practically a national pastime with different areas of the country putting their own unique twist on this classic Italian dish. Chicago is, of course, known for their pizza, so we also celebrate National Pizza ... Read More »

Super Fun Super Bowl Spots

Don't miss out on these great game day menus

Though the Bears might not be playing, Super Bowl Sunday is still considered a holiday by many football fans across Chicago. It’s a great excuse to host a Sunday Funday or to gather with friends around the TV and table to cheer on the two best teams in football. Game day isn’t complete without a hearty meal though! We have ... Read More »

Not-to-Miss Stories in the Winter 2017 Issue

Our latest issue features staycation destinations, women restaurant owners, mocktails, cocktails, and more!

With the New Year comes the release of our brand new winter issue. Just in time for upcoming Restaurant Week specials, this issue will leave you planning your next few meals with ease. From the latest restaurant openings to over-the-top culinary indulgences, there is plenty to dig into this winter season, on newsstands now. A few articles you won’t want to ... Read More »

Chicago Restaurant Week Top Picks

There is no better week to eat out in Chicago

Chicago Restaurant Week is the ultimate foodie dream. There really is no better week to visit your old favorites or test out a new hot spot. Restaurants from all over the Windy City have created prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus to enjoy a taste of the Chicago culinary world. This year, many restaurants are also new offering brunch menus, so there ... Read More »

Chicago’s Cheesiest Choices

Being cheesy isn't always a bad thing, as these dishes prove

If we’re all honest, almost everyone loves cheese. Whether you like it hard, soft, crumbly, or even lactose-free, it’s hard to resist some cheesy goodness. That’s why we don’t need much pressure into celebrating National Cheese Lover’s Day tomorrow, January 20. However, if you need an extra push, we have some of our favorite cheesy choices to indulge in while ... Read More »

Top Spots for Spectacular Spaghetti

Celebrate National Spaghetti Day with the best dishes in town

Just when you were thinking that you could stick to your healthy New Year’s resolutions, one of the most carb-loaded holidays is upon us. National Spaghetti Day is tomorrow, January 4, so it’s time to indulge! From the classic red sauce recipe with meatballs to exciting new additions like chili flakes, whipped ricotta or seafood, you can’t go wrong with ... Read More »