From clandestine sushi bars to a legendary Fulton Market pioneer, here’s what opened and shut this month in Chicago. Open Naoki Sushi: Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises rolled out a clandestine sushi nook nestled behind their acclaimed Intro in Lincoln Park’s Belden-Stratford. Named for sushi chef Naoki Nakashima, the pint-sized dining room features both classic and... Read more »
We still may be a couple months away from the start of the outdoor farmers’ market season, however, snow on the ground doesn’t mean you can’t have access to locally sourced food. Here are four farmers’ markets located throughout the city that provide Chicagoans with fresh produce throughout the year. Green City Market Every other... Read more »
The 88th Academy Awards promises to deliver on big laughs, big wins, and perhaps a few upsets. Host Chris Rock is sure to skewer big name movies stars in attendance, including nominees Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio, in a night that may finally see him take home the gold. Where will you be when the... Read more »
Nora Balayti may not be a household name, but many Chicagoans are unknowingly familiar with her work. The 32-year-old artist from Dixon, Illinois, has worked with some of Chicago’s most recognizable establishments to attract both the eyes and stomachs of people in the city. Whether pounding down sandwiches at Lucky’s or working in the... Read more &...