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Sweet Summertime at Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya

Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya brings the sweetness of summer to one and all

Summer is heating up! To help us fight the hot summer weather, Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya {1482 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago; 773.270.4150} is giving away FREE Japanese Matcha Green Tea Soft Serve Ice Cream with any purchase whenever the temperature is 80 degrees or higher. It’s only available through August 1st though, so let’s hope for some really hot days ... Read More »

The Event that Keeps on Giving

How StarEvents is giving back to the community, in more ways than one

The leader in event planning and production, StarEvents has truly put Chicago on the map. For over 20 years, the award-winning event company has produced every type of experience, from large scale music fests to intimate corporate events. However, it’s not just their stellar events that has kept them on top, but rather the company’s dedication to the community. With ... Read More »

Cheer for Bastille Day Specials

The best French spots in Chicago to celebrate

Vive la France! And vive la French cuisine! Bastille Day is tomorrow, Friday, July 14 and it’s the perfect excuse to take part in the city’s best French cuisine. Brasseries, bakeries, and other hot spots have special offerings for the holiday that will have you feeling beyond satisfied. Bistronomic {840 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago; 312.944.8400} Bistronomic is offering a French feast ... Read More »

9 Dog-Friendly Patios in Chicago

Bring your four-legged friend for a special seasonal treat

Those who love their pets consider them family, and so a “family meal” should include your furry friend! Luckily, we have tons of pet-friendly patios in Chicago to celebrate the entire family. Here are the best spots to take your four-legged friends for a great meal this summer. 312 Chicago {136 North LaSalle Drive, Chicago; 312.696.2420} 312 Chicago is located ... Read More »

Get Festive this Fourth of July

The top spots to get your eat and drink on in the name of Independence

The Fourth of July is the epitome of everything we love about summer in the Windy City. Aside from the fact that we get a day off of work, it is also a celebration that usually includes sunshine, great food, fun drinks, and time with friends and family. Because this year’s holiday falls on a Tuesday, many Chicago restaurants are ... Read More »

Chicago’s Best Father’s Day Celebrations

Treat Dad like a king on his special day

Dear ol’ Dad. He taught you so much, helped you out of a bunch of jams, and is always there when you need him. Don’t you think he deserves a special meal to say thank you? Lucky for you, the Chicago food world is putting it’s best foot forward this year for Father’s Day! This Sunday, June 18th, you can ... Read More »

Celebrate Culinary Excellence at Chefs’ Playground

A philanthropic evening led by Spiaggia's Chef Tony Mantuano

It’s always a special night when our Chicago food scene comes together for a good cause. That’s why we are proud to once again support the Chefs’ Playground to benefit The Academy of Global Citizenship. For its 5th anniversary, Chefs’ Playground is moving to a new night—Friday, June 9th—and a new space in the main hall of the Modern Wing of ... Read More »

The Art of Chicago Fine-Dining

Terzo Piano unveils a striking new look

The only real difference between Terzo Piano and the Art Institute of Chicago—the world-class museum in which it resides—is how their respective “exhibits” are enjoyed. Inside most of the Institute, art is appreciated visually, from a distance. At Terzo Piano {The Art Institute of Chicago, 159 East Monroe Street, Chicago; 312.443.8650}, art is consumed. Since it opened in 2009, the restaurant—named ... Read More »

Your Best Bets for Kentucky Derby Day in Chicago

Celebrate the best bites and drinks for the Kentucky Derby

It’s time to break out your big hats, pastels, and Mint Juleps—The Kentucky Derby is here! This Saturday, thousands will be flocking to Churchill Downs for the now iconic day of racing. However, if you’re not heading south to see the event in person, you can still celebrate with good food, sweet drinks, and all your best Windy City foodie ... Read More »

Chicago Spots to Try NOW

Dive into the latest and greatest of Windy City food

There are always new places and plates to try in the Windy City. From seasonal menus to new openings to updates on old favorites, there is always something to try. We have our take on some of the city’s latest openings and must try dishes. Try them soon, you won’t want to miss out. True Food Kitchen {1 West Erie ... Read More »