Akhirah's Praline Candy, Beignets and Coffee, owned by Arron Muhammad, is one of the restaurants participating in Taste of Black Chicago this weekend. Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

Akhirah’s In South Loop Celebrates New Orleans Flavors And Black Entrepreneurship

It's barbells and beignets for this personal trainer-turned-baker.

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The Best Mole In Pilsen? Chefs To Compete At The 10th Annual Mole De Mayo

The annual Mole de Mayo festival features a mole cook-off, high flying lucha libre and live music.

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Lightfoot Era Dawns In Chicago — ‘We Are Going To Transform Our City’

Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot is set to become the 56th mayor of Chicago Monday.