Monthly archives for March, 2016

How To Create An Apartment Garden ? Be An Urban ...

indoor herb garden

When is comes to having your own urban garden ? it seems like there are a lot of things standing in your way. One of the biggest hurdles that deter people from putting seeds into the dirt, is where are they going to put the dirt in the first place? With small apartments and lack…

Q-Tine is Your New Favorite Logan Square Fast Fo...

Q-Tine Chicago Collage

I?ll admit it: I?ve been there before. As a former resident of Logan Square, there would be many weekends where I?d be out with a group of friends, hopping from bar to bar on Milwaukee Avenue, and end up looking for some food. But, the kitchen at Revolution Brewing closed early, and the Boiler Room?s…

Emporium Arcade Bar Unites Adulthood With Childh...

Emporium Arcade Bar collage

Emporium Arcade Bar fuses retro with modern in a harmoniously entertaining way. Some of you may have been born slightly too late to remember the days when arcades were a place that you wanted to go almost as badly as you wanted to go to Disney World (those commercials filling the tube television were very…

Wicker Park?s MAK Fuses Traditional Chinese and ...

Wicker Park MAK Modern Asian Kitchen

Division Street in Wicker Park is rich in bar food, but if you just want a quick bite on your way home from work your options are pretty limited and pretty greasy. Thankfully, there?s MAK: Modern Asian Kitchen. MAK is a fast casual, counter-service restaurant specializing in healthy Asian fusion made with locally-sourced vegetables and…

Marion Street Market Re-Opened in Oak Park with ...

Oak Park Marion Street Market Reopened with New Ownership

Marion Street Market, located at 100 South Marion St., has been a culinary staple in the Oak Park community since 2008. The restaurant closed on New Year?s Day and reopened today, March 7, boasting a new social atmosphere with tasting tables, grab-and-go items and intricate dining and drink menus with a sizable emphasis on local…

Easter in Chicago ? 33 Restaurant Specials for 2...

Easter in Chicago 33 Restaurant Specials 2016

Easter in Chicago is a phenomenal time of the year. Not only is the weather warming, but there are also an abundant amount of restaurants in Chicago and the surrounding area offering food and drink specials to warm you on the inside. Have a relaxing brunch with friends or a welcoming dinner with family? or…

Imperial Lamian Brings Authentic Chinese Food to...

Authentic Chinese Imperial Lamian River North

Chicago has been taken over by a fever for Japanese ramen noodles. Within walking distance from my apartment alone, I can think of four places I could go for noodles. Jakarta, Indonesia-based Imperial Lamian, a restaurant group with more than 20 locations, picked Chicago?s ramen-centric food scene as an opportunity to bring their brand of…

21 St. Patrick’s Day 2016 Celebrations in ...

st patricks day hat and gold coins

St.Patrick's Day in Chicago is kind of a big deal. The city turns into one giant party and the river turns green. With a rich history of Ireland embedded into the city? everyone can feel a little Irish on St. Patrick's Day. Even though the actual holiday isn't until March 17th, the festivities start early.…

Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya Brings Authentic Jap...

Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya Chicago

A few years ago, most Chicagoans probably thought of ramen as the cheap microwave noodles they ate in college, but now the city is obsessed with the Japanese noodle-soup dish. The latest contender for best ramen bowl in the city is Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya in Wicker Park. What separates Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya from…

10 Succulent Reasons Why Cooking With Beer Taste...

10 Succulent Reasons Why Cooking With Beer Tastes So Right

With Chicago's massive and ever-growing craft beer scene, it only makes sense to incorporate some of the brews into your meals. While it's always preferred to have a beer with dinner, cooking with beer can elevate the meal so much as well. Chances are you already have some Chicago craft beer in your fridge, or…

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