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Thanksgiving Specials at Chicago Restaurants

Breeze on into the Windy City and enjoy the regional specialties that Chicago restaurants have to offer this Thanksgiving. BIN 36 – (3 pm -9 pm) $48 Adults, $20 kids under 12, free for kids under 4.  First Course: Choice of Warm Chestnut-Sage Soup, Duck 3 Ways (Foie Grad Tourchon, […]

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Chicago’s Food Scene Offers More Than Just Pizza To Locals

When one thinks of the Chicago dining scene, pizza comes to mind. After all, Chicago is proclaimed the pizza capitol of the nation. While Chicago has more than its share of pizza places, the fact is that the predominant full service restaurant in the metropolitan area is the local bar […]

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Restaurants choke on food trucks proposal

Chicago restaurant owners are mobilizing to block City Hall from creating an “unlevel playing field” for their brick-and-mortar businesses — by legalizing mobile food trucks with cooking on the premises. Five months after Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) championed the idea, restaurant owners are trying to bury it. “We spent almost […]

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First-Ever Michelin Guide Chicago Showcases Chicago As A World-Class Dining Destination

After two years of rigorous research by Michelin’s team of anonymous inspectors, the company today introduced the MICHELIN Guide Chicago 2011, showcasing the finest restaurants and hotels in Chicago. Chicago joins New York and San Francisco as the only American cities with an annual Michelin Guide. The MICHELIN Guide Chicago […]

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Proprietor of successful Civil-Rights-era soul food restaurant Edna Stewart dies

Edna Stewart’s legendary soul food restaurant on Chicago’s West Side served as a meeting place for leaders of the civil rights movement during the 1960s. Among her patrons were the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and an aide, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who came to eat for free while they […]

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