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What Our Customers Are Saying…

“Steve’s food crawl was an amazing experience that was uniquely tailored for the palates of our global team.  We were very impressed with the restaurant and bar selected for our group’s outing. Top notch service, and the food and cocktails were incredible. We are looking forward to scheduling another food crawl soon.” Vanessa Reneau-Mack The Warranty … Continued

Bayless’ New Restaurant Inspired by Fires of Baja

For more than 30 years, Rick Bayless has been Chicago’s ambassador for regional Mexican cooking. But his trio of successful restaurants in the city’s River North neighborhood wasn’t enough to contain his creativity. He now has two restaurants side-by-side: a casual brewery featuring Oaxacan tacos; the other, a more upmarket concept featuring a long wood-fired … Continued

D’Artagnan Doing Meaty, Gamey, Foie-Filled Dinner at Intro

D’Artagnan has defined the farm-to-table movement since 1985, when Ariane Daguin bought into a duck farm. In fact, she sort of started it by providing chefs with high-quality game meats like rabbit, buffalo, and of course, duck. Fast forward 30 years, and D’Artagnan now provides the nation’s most well-regarded restaurants with organically raised meats in addition … Continued

Dive into Oktoberfest at The Dawson

Unlike the name suggests, Oktoberfest traditionally begins mid-September in Germany, ending 16 to 18 days later – the first week of October. Chicagoans can jump right into the festivities this Saturday, September 19 at The Dawson with a selection of namesake brews and a $25 all-inclusive spread of German delights. Chef Shaun King lays out his rendition … Continued

Chicago In White Dinner Returns in Aug.

Please mind the glass of red wine.. Chicago’s original white pop-up dinner, Chicago in White, is headed back to town. On August 8, guests will head to Ravinia (200 Ravinia Park Rd.) where they’ll dine on the lawn in a specially reserved section just for the event. While dining under the stars, they’ll be treated to a … Continued

Tiki Time in Chicago

There are characters who will forever be associated with certain aspects of Chicago history: Al Capone and the Mob, Harry Caray and the Cubs (and Steve Bartman with their most recent collapse). But when food & drink historians look back on the early 21st Century, wondering how the city gave birth to a pair of … Continued