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What Does A Perfect Day In Chicago Look Like? A New Recipe And Guidebook Takes You Across The City

"(A) Part: A Recipe Guidebook to Chicago" features more than 20 local creators taking you to their favorite places and sharing recipes that remind them of Chicago.


Lincoln Park Wine Fest Returns This Weekend With Live Music, Vendors And Dozens Of Wine Varietals

This year's Lincoln Park Wine Fest, happening Friday through Sunday, will feature dozens of wine varietals, live music and vendors selling artisanal items.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

6 Bridgeport Restaurants Hosting Joint Taco Night

Attendees can get tacos from Antique Taco, Taco E, Kimski, Freddie’s, Punky’s Pizza and Pasta and Duck Inn at the event.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Edgewater’s Hooked On Fish Brings A Sustainable Seafood Market To Bryn Mawr Historic District

Hooked On Fish has opened its first storefront after 8 years in business. The business provides a rotating selection of sustainable and environmentally friendly seafood.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

She Makes The Food, He Roasts The Beans: Couple Opens Tasa Coffee Roasters In West Humboldt Park

Jackie and Pierre Marquez started experimenting with coffee at home during the lockdown. Now they own one of the neighborhood's first café and roasters.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Peek Inside The Meadowlark, A Cozy Cocktail Bar Opening Monday In Logan Square

The speakeasy-style bar is the owners’ third establishment at California Avenue and Palmer Street. They also run Lardon and Union inside the building.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Barcocina Expands To Former Tecalitlan Space In West Town With Expansive Patio, Draft Cocktails

The Lakeview Mexican restaurant and cocktail spot hopes to open on Chicago Avenue by mid-October. Tecalitlan relocated to Lincoln Park last year.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Beer And A Shop: New Consignment Lounge Bar Along Logan Square-Avondale Border Doubles As Vintage Store

Part bar, part vintage shop, the quirky business is "80 percent art project and 20 percent questionable decisions," one owner said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago Chefs Hosting Fundraising Dinner For Hurricane Fiona Relief Efforts In Puerto Rico

The Wednesday event at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture will feature music, cocktails and cuisine from more than 20 chefs.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Big Star Mariscos Opens Monday, Bringing Seafood Focus To West Town Location

The restaurant will serve ceviches, aguachiles and a range of fish tacos, on top of a cocktail menu. It joins several other mariscos restaurants that have long operated in West Town.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

The Publican Offering German Beer Hall-Inspired Oktoberfest Dinners

The restaurant, which is styled like a European beer hall, will offer a four-course dinner themed around Oktoberfest through Oct. 2.

West Loop

Epic Kitchens’ Year-Old Lakeview Ghost Kitchen Location Closed Until ‘Further Notice’

Epic Kitchens' Lakeview restaurant is "closed ['til] further notice," according to a sign posted on its front door. The "Epic Kitchens" sign has also been taken down.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

The Hen, A Breakfast Spot With 20-Topping Oatmeal Bar, Opens In Lincoln Park

The Hen also offers a build-your-own-mimosa package, an oatmeal bar, avocado toasts, breakfast burgers and more.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Replay Lincoln Park’s Latest Pop-Up Honors ‘Stranger Things,’ Including An Eddie Munson Graduation

The bar will also have a "The Simpsons"-themed Tree House of Gore with a Moe's Tavern on its second level.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Dozens Of Chicago Chefs Holding Massive Dinner To Raise Funds For Ethiopian Humanitarian Crisis

Attendees can try dishes from the chefs, enjoy performances and shop from a marketplace. The proceeds will go to help people in Tigray, Ethiopia.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Hotel Lincoln’s Plan To Expand Rooftop Bar Could Lead To More Noise, Rowdy Patrons, Neighbors Say

Hotel Lincoln representatives and neighbors gathered for a community meeting that became contentious at times as they debated what to do about the proposed rooftop bar expansion.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Smylie Brothers Closes Lakeview Brewery 1 Year After Opening

"It has been an absolute pleasure to serve the local community for the near 12 months that we were open," Smylie Bros' owners wrote. Its Evanston location is still open.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Logan Square’s Mini Mott Replaced With Second Generation, A Tribute To Owners’ Asian-American Heritage

The owners of Asian-inspired burger joint Mini Mott closed the Logan Square eatery this summer and opened a full-service restaurant in its place with an elevated and expanded menu.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square’s Lonesome Rose Expanding To Andersonville With Clark Street Restaurant

The popular Mexican-inspired restaurant Lonesome Rose will be the third Logan Square-based eatery to make the jump to Andersonville.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Veteran Chefs Opening Pompette, A Cafe And Wine Bar, In Former Izakaya Mita Space In Bucktown

Pompette will feature breakfast and lunch service and shareable dinner plates paired with "Old World" natural wines. Owners aim to open in early October.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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