Kate Stahl | August 9, 2011 8:20 amWelcome back to the Pop 5, featuring Chicago's best places to do anything and everything. Last week, we wrapped up our Summer beauty series with the best spas in the city, and this week, we're moving on to one of my favorite subjects: cocktails! And we're not talking about your typical vodka-tonic.Read More
Kate Stahl | July 20, 2011 8:45 amHeather Sperling knows food. She's the brains behind the Chicago edition of daily food newsletter Tasting Table. "It's a full-time job that keeps me eating at hole-in-the-wall sandwich shops, Michelin-starred spots, and everything in between.Read More
Kate Stahl | February 1, 2011 8:00 amThis weather — months of dreary days, frigid temps, icy streets, and now a full-blown blizzard! — calls for a drink. Here's some new intoxicating spirits to warm you up.Read More
Kate Stahl | December 22, 2010 8:02 amWhile 2010 had some major high points in terms of restaurants openings (Girl & the Goat, Henri, Arami), 2011 only promises more fabulous eating. Four amazing new eateries — with some insanely talented chefs — are scheduled for early 2011 openings.
Former Blackbird chef Mike Sheerin (a Food & Wine best new chef of 2010) debuts The Trencherman, a locally, seasonally focused restaurant in a yet-to-be-determined space.Read More