14 of the Best Restaurants For Group Dining in Chicago

" Between reservation policies, cumbersome orders, and splitting the bill 10 ways, let’s face it — dining with a big group isn’t always easy. Thankfully, plenty of Chicago restaurants are now on the case, helping to make large party experiences less stressful and more of exactly what it should be — fun. From a pizza must [...]

2018-10-15T14:03:23+00:00October 15th, 2018|

The 12 Hottest Burgers in Chicago

"Chicagoans love a good burger. Whether it's jaw-dropping behemoths or ones crafted with the finest premium ingredients, there's plenty of mouthwatering variety to feed that lust. The city's longtime favorites are always exceptional standouts that everyone can agree on, but what about the next wave of beefiness? These new spots have answered the call and created burgers [...]

2018-10-15T13:59:28+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Jeni’s is Now Scooping Blackberry Buttermilk Ice Cream!

"Now scooping our favorite end-of-summer scoop, Blackberry Buttermilk. This flavor uses beautiful fragrant blackberries grown just for us and blended with a splash of buttermilk to draw out the berries’ natural tartness. Try it in a trio with Strawberry Buttermilk and dairy-free Dark Chocolate Truffle on a Buttercrisp Waffle Cone. Following a similar formula to [...]

2018-08-30T11:54:29+00:00August 30th, 2018|

Where to Eat Brunch in Chicago Right Now, August 2018

"Brunch, not quite breakfast or lunch, is often overlooked. But Eater Chicago is here to give it some well-deserved attention. The Eater Chicago Brunch Heatmap is a continually-updated list highlighting the newest places offering killer brunch options. Because after a long week, everyone should kick back and relax over an omelet and Bloody Mary. So, [...]

2018-08-20T09:44:41+00:00August 20th, 2018|

Chicago’s Best Fried Chicken

"Crunchy, yet tender on the inside; that's what makes for the perfect piece of fried chicken. Yes, Chicago is best known for hot dogs and Italian beef, but you'll be sorry if you don't give the fried chicken offerings the respect they deserve. The recipes may be Southern in origin, but decades of experimentation have made [...]

2018-08-13T11:54:06+00:00August 13th, 2018|

The 11 Essential Korean Restaurants in Chicago

"One of life’s greatest pleasures is seeing the onslaught of dish after dish of banchan filling up a table. Yet with fusion spots and fancy restaurants adding a little fine dining flair to traditional dishes, Chicago’s Korean restaurants have much more than Korean barbecue. From bibimbap to a big bowl of soup or a hearty [...]

2018-07-24T15:36:18+00:00July 24th, 2018|

Chicago’s 20 Best Pieces of Fried Chicken

"Crispy skin is up there with life's greatest pleasures, alongside hot sauce and honey butter. Don't settle for anything less than a jarring crunch followed by the juicy flesh of a perfectly fried piece of chicken. From Nashville hot to Korean-style, these 20 poultry experts know their way around a frying and promise to serve [...]

2018-07-12T10:20:25+00:00July 12th, 2018|

Wrigleyville’s Getting a Restaurant That Loves Ron Swanson’s Bacon Habits

"Raw Bar’s closing on Clark Street to make room for WHISK. After a 13-year run just north of Wrigley Field, Raw Bar & Grill is going away. Ownership is handing over operations to the owners of WHISK, the West Town restaurant known for its burgers, brunch, and Mexican-inspired menu. The restaurant space will be split [...]

2018-06-13T14:56:27+00:00June 13th, 2018|

New 18-story Belmont Avenue apartment tower ready to rise in East Lakeview

"The development at 450-454 W. Belmont will contain 80 units and 48 parking spaces. A long-discussed apartment development is finally ready to break ground in Chicago’s East Lakeview neighborhood. The upcoming project at 450-454 W. Belmont Avenue landed its full construction permit late last week. Situated just steps from Belmont Harbor and Chicago’s popular Lakefront [...]

2018-06-13T14:53:07+00:00June 13th, 2018|