Where to Celebrate Bastille Day 2015


Next Tuesday, July 14th is Bastille Day, but you don’t have to be under the Eiffel Tower to celebrate. Throughout Chicago, there are plenty of restaurants that offer deals or just a cozy French-like atmosphere to bask in. Here are …

Brass Monkey, That Funky Monkey


Where else can you visit a place (besides your grandparent’s basement) that houses shelves of vinyl records, serves throwback cocktails, offers fried bologna sandwiches, and plays funky tunes of 70’s flare?

Taking over an entire city block of Morgan between …

Secrets of Lula Cafe


Even before the hype of the Logan Square restaurant-scene escalated, Lula Cafe has been a secret neighborhood gem for over a decade. Adopting the “Farm-to-Table” concept early on in Chicago, Lula Cafe continues to serve up seasonal and creative food …

What No One Tells You About the Frontier


Frontier pays homage to old-school ideas of the American West while transforming its indigenous ingredients into modern-day concepts. Located in West Town’s Milwaukee Avenue, this communal restaurant pushes the envelope with its wild protein based dishes, its whole nose-to-tail animal …

Let Beatrix Entertain You


Beatrix  boldly defies the convention of a hotel- restaurant… and does it well.

Beatrix, a Lettuce Entertain You concept sits off the hip Aloft hotel. This hot spot has a casual and energetic feel with its cement floor, wooden beams …

Brunching on New Years Day


With all of the holiday stress of traveling and planning for 2015 for both locals and those visiting Chicago, one thought that may not have been on your mind is where can you grab a later brunch on New Years …

From Grain to Bar – CH Distillery


“Opened in Chicago’s up-and-coming West Loop neighborhood in August 2013, CH Distillery (564 West Randolph) is the city’s first distillery with a cocktail bar. Celebrating the science of making spirits, the distillery takes its name from carbon and hydrogen, the …