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Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 10:13 AM
A Peek Inside Great Wolf Lodge's New Suburban Location

A Peek Inside Great Wolf Lodge's New Suburban Location

While construction is still underway, we're getting our first look at the Great Wolf Lodge's upcoming attraction in Gurnee, slated to open in July 2018. Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 6:11 PM

Chicago Eatery Named Best in World, 2 Others Make Top 100

Chicago Eatery Named Best in World, 2 Others Make Top 100

Three Chicago eateries made a list of the world’s top 100 restaurants. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 5:02 PM

Inside Bill Murray's Caddyshack Restaurant

There's a new restaurant in Rosemont -- with a famous name.View gallery »

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Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 2:31 PM
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By Jonathon Sadowski

See the Stunning Dragon Lights Lantern Festival At Night

See photos of the beautiful Chinese Dragon Lights Lantern Festival at night.View gallery »

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Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 2:09 PM

See Inside Some of the Newest Restaurants Near Wrigley Field

There are plenty of places to drink and eat around and in Wrigley Field, but if you plan on visiting the area this season, you might notice some new options.View gallery »

  • Rizzo's Bar & Inn
  • Rizzo's Bar & Inn
  • Rizzo's Bar & Inn
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 11:54 AM

'Top Chef' Star Katsuji Tanabe Shares Epic Salsa Recipe

Chef Katsuji Tanabe makes Chicago his part-time home after opening the popular restaurant Barrio in the city. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 3:49 PM

Chicago Shut Out of Food & Wine’s Restaurants of the Year

Chicago Shut Out of Food & Wine’s Restaurants of the Year

Chicago was shut out of the annual Food & Wine Restaurants of the Year list. Read »

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Six Flags Great America Opens Saturday

Six Flags Great America Opens Saturday

Six Flags Great America is back this season and bigger than before. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 2:45 PM

Chicago Gourmet Pre-Sale Begins

Chicago Gourmet Pre-Sale Begins

Tickets for Chicago's annual "concert of culinary delights" are available now. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 2:21 PM

'Top Chef' Joe Flamm Reveals His Favorite Chicago Eateries

Besides his coveted Spiaggia, where he is the executive chef, where can you find "Top Chef" champ Joe Flamm dining in Chicago? We found out -- including the restaurant he says is the "best kept secret...View gallery »

  • Cafe Marie Jeanne
  • Lula Cafe
  • Avec

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