WHAT’S NEW: Smack Shack 326 N Morgan St (312) 973-1336 This 10,000 square footer in Fulton Market’s Google building is a seafood sensation that comes to Chicago via Minneapolis. What began as a lobster-focused food truck in Minnesota garnered enough acclaim to merit a full-fledged brick and mortar restaurant, which went on to spawn expansion... Read more »
Personality 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 »
Chicagoans are a brunch-loving people, and never is this more true than during the winter. City-wide, on Saturdays and Sundays, apartment dwellers emerge from their work week hibernation to feast on a midday mashup of breakfast and lunch’s best offerings. So what spot’s are worth venturing outdoors for? Here are three of our favorites featuring... Read more &...
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 »
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 »
We get it. Winter sucks! It can quickly reduce the brightest socialite into an Emergen-C chugging cat lady, and the ladykiller into a Wii addicted shut-in. As the cold months loom before us, the prospect of any social activity outside the realm of Facebook becomes terrifying. Do not succumb! Food tastes better in company, and... Read more »