West Town Bakery & Diner is a Fresh Additio...

West Town Bakery and Diner Collage

Part of the Fifty/50 Group— and located right next door to sibling restaurants Roots and Homestead— West Town Bakery & Diner looks like your favorite college town hangout. Walk in and you’ll notice the eye-popping street art and graffiti, colorful seats and stools, and references to the Wu-Tang Clan. This isn’t a stuffy place or…

Get Your Hands Dirty With the Seafood Boil at th...

food and drinks at Mad Boiler in Chicago

As if Restaurant Row wasn’t already a foodies dream come true, the West Loop’s dining scene continues to grow and expand beyond the confines of Randolph. Head just a little bit south of Randolph to 1045 W. Madison Street and you’ll find the Mad Boiler, a Cajun seafood boil restaurant that opened a few months…

10 Best Jefferson Park Restaurants – Poland to M...

Potato Pancake in Chicago

Chicago's northwest side is rich in heritage and loaded with flavor. Many Jefferson Park restaurants embrace the Polish side of the community, but you can find quality cuisine from all nationalities in the area. With a true neighborhood feel, many of these restaurants don't only taste like home– their prices will make you feel like…

The Fifty/50 Has Been Renovated and Reinvigorate...

Fifty/50 Chicago Collage

Chicago has a vibrant food scene with new restaurants and concepts constantly popping up. But how do you continue to stay relevant when your restaurant has been around for nearly a decade? Case in point: the Fifty/50. The sports bar was one of the first of its kind on Wicker Park’s Division St. and has…

Revival Food Hall Brings Neighborhood Charm to t...

Revival Food Hall collage

It’s noon and time for lunch. You’ve really got a craving for Antique Taco, but there’s definitely not enough time to go to Wicker Park and back on your meager lunch break. I guess you’ll have to settle for Taco Bell again… If this is the sad existence you’ve led as a downtown office worker…

With Steadfast, the Fifty/50 Group Embraces Fine...

Collage of Steadfast Chicago

Chicago’s the Fifty/50 Group has so far been known for their eclecticism with restaurants ranging from the namesake sports bar to Roots Handmade Pizza to craft cocktail lounges like the Berkshire Room. With the recent opening of Steadfast in the Loop’s business district, the Fifty/50 Group has gone to the next level with a fine…

Belly Up Smokehouse Brings Southern Barbecue to ...

Belly Up Chicago Entrance and Meat

You’ve spent all day cheering on the Bears, and you’ve worked up an appetite. But where to go? The South Loop’s Belly Up Smokehouse is a southern barbecue joint built for big groups looking to eat a lot and have a good time. What’s the Restaurant Like? Walking into Belly Up, you’ll be astounded by…

Must See Chicago Summer Attractions for When You...

montrose beach in chciago

Taking a road trip to Chicago or just trying decide how to spend your lazy days of summer? Chicago is a popular place to visit when the weather gets warm, but whether you’re familiar with the area or are a first time visitor, be careful when driving into and around the city. The lawyers at…

Stay Cool and Caffeinated This Summer at Caffè U...

girl drinking at Caffe Umbria

Whether headed to the office or coming into town for a day of sightseeing, most Chicagoans get by with a cup, or five, of coffee. With temperatures this summer regularly reaching 90 degrees, it’s definitely iced coffee season. However, if you’re in the River North area, your options are pretty limited to the usual chains…

Humana is Bringing Health and Nutrition to Taste...

taste of chicago music festival

Humana to present healthy mocktail challenge featuring WXRT DJ Mary Dixon and ‘Check, Please!’ host Catherine De Orio on July 9  Health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) will showcase its largest ever list of healthy food items through its signature Humana Healthier Choices program at Taste of Chicago 2016, the world’s largest food festival.…

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