Rebecca Taras | May 5, 2011 10:16 amYou told us your favorite margaritas in the city, so we thought we'd return the favor by cluing you in on a few great parties where you can sport that sombrero and celebrate Cinco de Mayo!
Gather your amigos and head over to Mercadito (108 W. Kinzie St., 312-329-9555) for a family-style Cinco de Mayo feast (guac, tacos, salsas, sides, desserts) for $40 per person.Read More
Kate Stahl | February 25, 2011 8:03 amI had my first Frontier (1072 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-772-4322) experience this week, and I was totally impressed with the West Town newcomer. It's pretty much the neighborhood spot of any Chicagoan's dreams (I live within waking distance, so lucky me) — cozy atmosphere, great beer list, and some of the best pub food I've found in town.Read More
Kate Stahl | February 16, 2011 8:01 amWest Town's food scene is heating up. First up were Butcher & Larder and Leopold, then last week saw the opening of Frontier, and yesterday, Kai Sushi (1406 W. Grand Ave., 312-733-9083; website to go live "soon," according to the owners) opened its doors for lunch and dinner.Read More
Kate Stahl | February 10, 2011 8:02 amThere's a new gastropub in West Town, and it's name is Frontier (1072 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-772-4322). From the team behind Bucktown's Lottie's Pub and Lakeview's The Pony, Frontier features mountain-west décor in a modern setting, including a six-foot-stuffed grizzly bear, oak woodwork, an open-air kitchen, and 20 flatscreen plasma TVs.Read More