Hot Sauce Dreams Come True for SobremesaBig things often have small beginnings. Even more aptly, big things have unexpected beginnings. Sobremesa is a restaurant story for the ages; one in which a group of friends (most of whom had minimal industry experience) joined together to form an underground dining concept that would eventually not only grow to something big, but beget... Read more »
Boilermakers Get Serious at These Four Chicago BarsThe formula for boilermakers seems so obvious and simple, it’s astonishing they haven’t always been more popular. Yet for something so straightforward, bars still manage to put their own stamp on the classic beer-and-a-shot duo. Unlike the type of frat swill some might association with boilermakers, there are several variations in Chicago currently that are... Read ...
Humboldt Park is the Coffee Capital of ChicagoAt some point in the past several months, a particular intersection in Humboldt Park became an epicenter of coffee culture in Chicago. It’s a surprising development, considering the relatively quiet corner and the fact that California Avenue and Augusta Boulevard aren’t easily accessible to public transportation. But somehow, 2016 became the year that this rapidly... Read more &...
CH Distillery Creates Personality-Inspired CocktailsPersonality tests are a lot more engaging when the end result is a cocktail designed to match your mood, and with “tests” like these, everyone is a winner. This mood-based mentality forms the crux of a new menu-less cocktail incentive at CH Distillery for the month of March. Adorably dubbed “Cocktails Have Feelings, Too,” the... Read more »
Van Gogh’s Bedrooms Inspire Tasting Menu at Terzo PianoArt and food have long been frequent bedfellows, a sentiment that’s taking on new meaning at Terzo Piano, where a three-course prix fixe lunch menu borrows inspiration from Van Gogh’s Bedrooms. The restaurant inside the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago is surrounded by aesthetic inspiration on the regular, but as all three... by filed under Featured Articles, Food & Bev. Tags: