Monthly Archives: February 2012

Dining Around the World in Chicago: The Best Restaurants for Foreign Cuisine

One of the best aspects of the Chicago dining scene – aside from BYOB restaurants and all the phenomenal chefs the city is home to – is the abundance of international options available at every price point, from dirt cheap to splurge-worthy. From Argentine to Zimbabwean (okay, maybe not Zimbabwean), […]



Chicago’s Best Cheap Eats

Dining on a budget in Chicago is easy. With a plethora of BYOB restaurants and cuisines from around the world represented, you can eat well and still save some cash. Here are some of the best budget-friendly options in the city. Grab and Go/Casual/Counter Service These places make for a […]

Breweries and Brewpubs in Chicago

The city of Chicago may have been slow to the micro-brew game, but she’s certainly catching up. Chicago now has five breweries/brewpubs operating in the city limits…well, six if you count chain Rock Bottom (which offers a great rooftop bar in the summer). Here’s the skinny on the beer and […]



Chicago’s Best Bars for St. Patrick’s Day

Chicago is home to a large Irish population and hosts a number of Irish bars and pubs scattered all across the city. Of course, some are more authentic than others, but no matter what you’re looking for, the city has you covered on this most beer-full of holidays, St. Patrick’s […]


Best Brunch Spots in Chicago

Brunch in Chicago isn’t just a late breakfast on Sunday morning, it’s a whole ritual that involves good company, creative dishes, and often copious amounts of mimosas and bloody marys. Here are some of the best spots in the city to indulge in the perfect Chicago brunch. Orange Even with […]