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Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 1:29 PM

Taste of Chicago 2018 Headliners Announced

Taste of Chicago 2018 Headliners Announced

This year's Taste of Chicago will see performances by major artists and groups, including Grammy nominees, international pop stars and hip hop sensations, the festival announced Wednesday. Read »

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 7:45 AM

Chicago Chef Shares Incredible Farmers Market-Inspired Dish

Green City Market days will soon return to Chicago and city chefs are already preparing new ways to use produce sold at the market for delicious meals at home. Green City Market operates three farmers markets in Chicago, offering... Read »

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 4:00 PM
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By Jonathon Sadowski

23 New Chicago Restaurant Patios And Rooftops

Take a look at some of Chicago's newest outdoor dining spaces.View gallery »

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  • bar cargo pizza
Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 2:48 PM
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By Jonathon Sadowski

See What an Astronaut Sees as VR Helmets Stop at Adler

Check out the virtual reality presentation that stopped at Adler Planetarium Friday.View gallery »

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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 »

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