ALTIRO LATIN FUSION NOW OPEN

Altiro Latin Fusion’s new Roscoe Village location, opened this summer, continues to wow and impress, offering Chicagoans a local outpost of this popular west suburban hot spot. Since opening its first location in 2013 in suburban Geneva’s popular downtown dining district, Altiro quickly gained buzz and attention among savvy diners. Altiro now brings its innovative collection of Latin-fusionContinue reading “ALTIRO LATIN FUSION NOW OPEN”

ARTANGO PRESENTS: BUENOS AIRES 1950 RETRO DINNER

This Halloween weekend, Argentine hot spot Artango Bistro turns back the clock — not just an hour, but all the way back, to Buenos Aires 1950. Artango invites guests to travel back to a time when Juan and Eva Peron dazzled and dominated Argentina, while Petrona Carrizo de Gandulfo nurtured the nation through food and cooking.Continue reading “ARTANGO PRESENTS: BUENOS AIRES 1950 RETRO DINNER”

LURE IZAKAYA NOW OPEN

Lure Izakaya is now open at 2925 North Halsted, Chicago. Modeled after a traditional Japanese izakaya pub (think Japanese tapas: simple small plates, designed to be shared in a casual setting, alongside plenty of Sake). Yet, what Lure chef/owners Kee Chan (Strings Ramen) and Macku Chan (Macku Sushi) have done is to elevate the playing field.Continue reading “LURE IZAKAYA NOW OPEN”

Mr. B’s BBQ SIZZLES

Since quietly opening late spring, Mr. B’s BBQ has been busy racking up ribs, along with throngs of followers, at its Lincoln Avenue location in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood. With indoor seating for just 20, an additional 14 on its outdoor patio, this tiny, family-owned BYOB is creating plenty of big buzz…and big flavor. Featuring secret family recipe spiceContinue reading “Mr. B’s BBQ SIZZLES”

ARTANGO DEBUTS NEW $40 PRIX FIXE, TANGO LESSONS

Argentine hot-spot Artango Bistro kicks-off fall with an all-new prix fixe menu — teamed with Tango lessons, offered each Tue, Wed, Thur night. The new $40 prix fixe menu offers choice of 7 appetizers, including Artango’s signature Ceviche, and Empanadas. From there, guests can choose between 5 top-shelf entrees like Bife de Chorizo (grilled AngusContinue reading “ARTANGO DEBUTS NEW $40 PRIX FIXE, TANGO LESSONS”

RAVE REVIEWS CONTINUE FOR MIKU

Miku Sushi continues to win rave reviews since opening earlier this year in the same Lincoln Square location that once housed Chicago’s venerable Tank Sushi, and was recently named #3 Hottest Restaurant by Chicago Magazine. Owned by former Tank Sushi vets Stanley Liem and Nuchsara “Sara” Katekaew,  Miku’s menu features an extensive selection of creative, artfully presentedContinue reading “RAVE REVIEWS CONTINUE FOR MIKU”

ALTIRO LATIN FUSION ARRIVES CHICAGO

Altiro Latin Fusion is the latest addition to Chicago’s explosive dining scene. Since opening 2013 in suburban Geneva’s popular downtown dining district, the sleek, minimalist 50-seat Altiro quickly gained buzz and attention among savvy diners. Through combined efforts with Chicago restaurateur Marc Wuenschel, of Hutch America Bistro, Altiro’s Chicago location is now open at 2116Continue reading “ALTIRO LATIN FUSION ARRIVES CHICAGO”

WISE OWL NOW OPEN WEST LOOP

Wise Owl Drinkery & Cookhouse has officially opened in Chicago’s historic West Loop. Housed in a 120-year-old landmark building, this new West Loop gastropub underwent over 9-months renovation, including the meticulous restoration of its centerpiece: the space’s original 1940s solid oak and mirrored panel bar.  Wise Owl’s retro look and vibe continues with a boozyContinue reading “WISE OWL NOW OPEN WEST LOOP”

ARTANGO BISTRO NEW PRIX FIXE MENU

Argentine hot-spot Artango Bistro continues heating things up, now with a new $30 prix fixe menu available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday evenings. In addition, Artango continues offering free group Argentine Tango lessons 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 8:00 p.m. Wednesdays, and 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, at this 80-seat BYOB. Artango’s new $30 prix fixe allows guests aContinue reading “ARTANGO BISTRO NEW PRIX FIXE MENU”