South Loop »

The Spoke and Bird Takes Flight in South Loop

The long-awaited restaurant at 18th Street and Indiana Avenue had a "soft" opening Tuesday. 

Wicker Park »

Mondo Meatball in Wicker Park Offers Free Sampling on Sunday

The public is invited to try meatballs, gelato from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Wicker Park's newest eatery.

Logan Square »

'Bixi' Brewpub Bringing Booming Logan Square Strip its First Rooftop Patio

Bixi, named after a Chinese turtle-like figure of the same name, is planned as an after-hours haven.

Morgan Park »

Warrior Vodka, Now in Morgan Park, Supports Injured Veterans

Warrior Vodka benefits injured veterans such as Jonathan Jans, the driving force behind the brand.

Downtown »

'Foodseum,' A Museum With Exhibits You Can Eat, Wants to Open on Riverwalk

An area west of State Street could house the food musem's opening exhibit, said founder Kyle Joseph.

North Center »

Half Acre Celebrates Tuesday With Beer, Bluegrass and Pizza

Hayward Bluegrass is playing Half Acre Tuesday night, with beer on tap and pizza ordered in.

Grand Crossing »

Grand Crossing Restaurant's Electrical Wiring Stolen, Forcing Shutdown

Theft cut off power to 5 Loaves Eatery, but the closing is only temporary, the restaurant said.  

Wicker Park »

Middle Eastern Fast Casual Eatery Coming to Empty Shop By Reckless Records

"It has always been a dream of mine," said owner Rashid "Reza" Rashid, who grew up in Wicker Park.

Streeterville »

New Loews Hotel Says It Has City's Largest Rooftop Terrace

Local influences, including lines from a Carl Sandburg poem, are featured in the Streeterville tower.

Andersonville »

Candyality's Fourth Store Planned for Andersonville, With More Licorice

The shop will give a nod to the area's Swedish roots by offering a wider selection of licorice.

West Loop »

Stephanie Izard's New Duck, Duck Goat: 'We're Really Lucky'

The restaurateur talked about her approach to business at a tech gathering Thursday.

Irving Park »

Bread and Wine Makes Good on 'Bread' With Arrival of Alinea Alum in Kitchen

Bread & Wine's owners say Caleb Trahan will help them fully realize their vision for the restaurant.

North Center »

St. Patrick's Day Has Started Already at Mrs. Murphy And Sons Irish Bistro

Every day is St. Patrick's Day through March 17 at Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro.

Logan Square »

Not Your Grandma's Bingo: Boiler Room Hosts PBR Bingo Night

Logan Square’s home of the “PB&J” will play host to a few rounds of bar bingo March 2.

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