Behind The Bartender: Getting To Know Some of the 2015 Rockin’ Lobster Bash Mixologists

In food and wine world the amount of talent that is crafting drinks at this event would be the musical equivalent of Pitchfork or Lollapalooza. There’s not a lot of situations where you can eat and drink from tons of top restaurants in the city, and even more rare that the head honchos will all be there…


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The Scoop On The Loop: Where To Eat Before/During/After Lollaplooza

The Scoop On The Loop: Where To Eat Before/During/After Lollaplooza Though Lollapalooza offers Chow Town, its very own “festival of food” as its website states, there are plenty of others options nearby. Whether you want […]


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New Map Lets You Plan Your Chicago Dining Experience Based Off Restaurants Appearing On Cable TV Shows

Chicago’s definitely a culinary destination. From top of the line restaurants to corner dives, the city certainly isn’t lacking in restaurant diversity. So much so in fact that many Chicago restaurants have been features on various TV shows. What if you wanted to sample or even take a look at which restaurants were featured on TV shows? Until recently, you were out of luck.


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11 Exotic Chocolates for a Sweeter Easter

Fancy some Pop Rocks Truffles or an Enchanted Mushroom? We found 11 exotic chocolate treats to make your Easter even tastier.


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Zagat Releases List Of 50 Best Chicago Restaurants

Zagat can be considered a go-to-guide for anybody wishing to partake in a culinary endeavor or explore the cuisine of a new city. Recently, Zagat yielded a poll asking its readers to name the 50 best restaurants in a city. Chicago was part of the survey, and you can see which 50 restaurants were voted as the best in the Windy City.


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Try Not To Salivate, Five Of The Top Chicago Pizza Joints

Chicago takes their pizza rivalries very seriously. So when CBS Chicago released their top five picks, Chicagoans noticed. They chose the best pizzas according to five different categories; Best Chicago-Style Deep Dish, Best Neapolitan-Style Pizza, […]


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Kale Is The New Kale

Each year in the fashion world there’s a color that’s “the new black”. In the culinary world, there is always some new health food bandwagon. Kale has been latest trend & we should think twice before letting this trend just move on. Seeing as kale is one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet, like a good little black dress, kale should be pulled out & used often!


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Real Hot Spots: Chicago’s Top Dining Destinations at the Beach

Smear on your sunscreen and find your flip-flops: Chicago beaches – and there are 26 miles of them — are now open for your sun worshipping pleasure.

And good news: you can safely leave that trusty Igloo cooler at home. In the last few years, there’s been a renaissance in dining options available at some of this city’s most popular beaches.


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Foods People Around The World Crave When They’re Drunk [Watch]

Did you have a few drinks this weekend? If you did, chances are you got hungry. We all crave something tasty after a night of drinking, no matter what time it is. For us Americans, […]


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Feast Your Eyes On Lin Brehmer’s Foodie Photos

Mary Dixon reported that seeing endless pictures of delectable dishes on social media somehow makes us less, not more, enthusiastic about food. If that were true, I would be losing weight instead of gaining like a sumo wrestler. But I’m willing to help the rest of you eat less by posting these random foodie photos.