Chicago Remains the King of the Steakhouse:  Classic and ContemporaryThere are over 10 steakhouses in the River North and River North areas.  It used to be that to indulge in a steak in this town you needed the boys, some cigars, a giant t-bone steak, and an even bigger martini made by a grey hair in a white jacket.  But these days, you’ll find... Read ...
MASADA, A Taste of the Middle East in Logan SquareAt the heart of Logan Square, amidst the numerous taquerias and dive bars, lies an unabashedly exotic venue. MASADA, known for its Middle Eastern cuisine and atmosphere, adds a unique flare to its urban landscape. Opulent and expansive, boasting multiple levels and three outdoor patio spaces, MASADA still manages to convey an inviting atmosphere. Each... Read ...
Dino BBQ Opens on Weed StreetNow roaming the former Adagio’s/Zentra space in Lincoln Park, this mammoth Dinosaur BBQ will be a welcome member to Chicago’s growing barbecue culture. Its first restaurant opening in Syracuse, NY 1988. Born from the humble beginnings of founder and Pit Master John Stage, who traveled the east coast feeding bikers out of a makeshift 55... Read more »
CHICAGO GIVES BACK…The day started very early on a Sunday morning after an evening full of late night events. We arrived at a huge college gym filled with 500+ volunteers and controlled chaos. I thought to myself “how are they going to do this?” Then next thing I knew, the speeches and thank you’s were said and... Read more »
A Lesson In Authentic Italian Cuisine With Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar’s Chef John ColettaCareful thought, preparation, skill and respect for La Vita Pura Italiana is infused into each dish prepared within Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar’s open kitchen. Every dish at this fine Italian cuisine is first rooted in techniques from Italia and century-old family recipes and is then gracefully presented to guests in the dining room when... by filed under Food & Bev. Tags: