Harvest Moon has now launched an all-new Winter Menu. The 100-seat artsy-chic Harvest Moon offers a loungey vibe, complete with custom-designed banquettes, bold murals by popular artist David Bozic, and live music on weekends, all under the warm glow of Edison lamps and flickering candles. The seasonal, farm-to-table menu provides dinner options like Seared Scottish SalmonContinue reading “HARVEST MOON LAUNCHES WINTER MENU”

$2 Lunch, $22.22 Dinner as Local Root Marks 2-Years

Farm-to-table focused Local Root marks its 2-year anniversary Sept 15-19, continuing to bring farm-fresh, organic, locally-sourced goodness to the center of Chicago’s high-rise heavy Streeterville. Using a network of small farm owners and food artisans from around the Midwest, Local Root continues to impress with an imaginative line-up of lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch selections.Continue reading “$2 Lunch, $22.22 Dinner as Local Root Marks 2-Years”


Thursday evenings in August, farm-to-table hot spot Local Root brings a taste of down-home, southern comfort to the heart of Chicago’s high-rise heavy Streeterville. Using locally-sourced ingredients, Local Root Chef/co-owner Issac Weliver creates a weekly culinary tour of the south, saluting South Carolina, Kentucky, Alabama, and Louisiana, teamed with live Bluegrass music by the DogContinue reading “SOUTHERN DINNER TOUR, LIVE BLUEGRASS AT LOCAL ROOT”


Check out these glammed-up sandwiches from Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen as this fresh-casual Mag Mile/Gold Coast eatery puts its signature, think-outside-the-box spin on old-school classics. Since opening last fall, the 100-seat East Walton hot-spot continues to impress, partnering with local and Midwest farmers and purveyors to present a line-up of familiar comfort foods with an inspired twist. DocContinue reading “OLD-SCHOOL FAVS GO GLAM AT DOC B’s FRESH KITCHEN”

Local Root Puts Farm-to-Table Twist on Afternoon Tea

Put stuffy notions of dainty watercress sandwiches and extended pinky fingers to rest, as Local Root unleashes a distinctly American, farm-to-table twist on this stately British tradition, launching their own interpretation of Afternoon Tea  complete with potato blini crowned with California sturgeon caviar, tea cakes made with locally-sourced, handcrafted Limoncello…and tea-infused cocktails. Since opening last fall, Local Root has becomeContinue reading “Local Root Puts Farm-to-Table Twist on Afternoon Tea”

Local Root Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary

Get ready for the big “one” as Local Root, an oasis of locally-sourced, organic freshness — tucked in the heart of Chicago’s high-rise-heavy Streeterville neighborhood, marks its one-year anniversary with a free day-long celebration Wednesday, Oct 2. Since opening last-fall, this casual-by-day, dinner and wine bar by night, has attracted a loyal following, with a lunch-time line-up ofContinue reading “Local Root Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary”