Real Kitchen: Comfort Food Ready for Pick-Up, Delivery

As Chicagoans endure another round of record-breaking low temps, the gang at Real Kitchen is busy making warming, comfort classics like Roast Amish Chicken, Veggie Pot Pies, Lasagna Bolognese and more, along with mom-approved sides including Potato Gratin, Roasted Winter Vegetable, and Grilled Mushroom with Red Onion…ready to grab-and-go at Real Kitchen’s two locations, orContinue reading “Real Kitchen: Comfort Food Ready for Pick-Up, Delivery”

Miku Sushi Opens in Lincoln Square

The husband and wife team of Stanley Liem and Nuchsara “Sara” Katekaew, have launched Miku Sushi,  now open at 4514 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago. The opening of Miku Sushi signals the return of an upscale Sushi destination to Chicago’s explosive Lincoln Square dining scene,  while bringing Stanley and Sara’s expanding mini empire to a now totalContinue reading “Miku Sushi Opens in Lincoln Square”

HOLIDAY DINING WITH LATIN-AMERICAN FLAIR AT ARTANGO

Discover the flavors and traditions of Latin America this holiday season, presented with a fresh, innovative twist by Artango Bistro’s Executive Chef Isaak Reyes. Housed in a century-old landmark building, Artango’s dramatic interior was designed by co-owner Sebastian Casanova, a Buenos Aries-born artist whose original artwork and installation continually rotate throughout the charming 85-seat BYOB.Continue reading “HOLIDAY DINING WITH LATIN-AMERICAN FLAIR AT ARTANGO”

$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”

DINNER AND TANGO AT ARTANGO BISTRO

  Tuesdays and Wednesdays Artango Bistro presents a $25 prix fixe dinner teamed with Tango.  In addition to a complete menu of Argentine, Peruvian, and other South American cuisine, Artango will offer a special 3-course Tango Dinner, including appetizer, choice of entree, and dessert, served indoors or on their sidewalk patio. As a BYOB, Artango encourages guestsContinue reading “DINNER AND TANGO AT ARTANGO BISTRO”

SOUTHERN DINNER TOUR, LIVE BLUEGRASS AT LOCAL ROOT

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”

OLD-SCHOOL FAVS GO GLAM AT DOC B’s FRESH KITCHEN

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”

HUTCH UNVEILS NEW MENU

Tucked in a century-old building at the corner of Clark and Aldine,  Hutch — a 120-seat American bistro opened just 8-month, has found its niche among those seeking craveable comfort-classics in a friendly, handsome, approachable setting. After garnering top reviews and keeping Chicagoans warm,  snug and sated this long arctic winter,  chef/owner Marc Wuenschel hasContinue reading “HUTCH UNVEILS NEW MENU”

RAMEN FEVER HITS CHICAGO

Get ready Chicago — ramen fever has hit. After invading New York’s dining scene, this wildly-popular Japanese pop-culture mainstay has arrived Chicago with the opening of  Strings Ramen Shop — the city’s first, and only, dedicated Ramen shop. Hot on its heels comes the scheduled late spring/summer openings of two more Ramen shops, by big names like Sodikoff and Melman.   WhileContinue reading “RAMEN FEVER HITS CHICAGO”