| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
BGR The Burger Joint is reviving its Presidential Burger Contest with burgers inspired by President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
The burgers, available in BGR locations nationwide beginning Sept. 25, are odes to the...
| Sep 12, 2008
| 4:22 PM
You may have missed the following comment from a new Robert under The Next Top 10 entry.I think it's a good topic, but I know my judgment is too off to be able to make a best list. (Embarrassing......
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:49 PM
For baseball fans, spring training may be the best time of year. For Dodgers fans, the Camelback Ranch ballpark and player development facility in Glendale, Ariz., provides a ringside seat to a hope that is both eternal and immediate, given the team's...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:26 PM
It will be some time before any more small digital signs that critics consider a visual blight will pop up in Chicago neighborhoods after the City Council on Wednesday approved a nine-month halt on the LED displays.
The moratorium, which will expire...
| Jun 26, 2013
"Whenever someone mentions Chicago to me these days, whenever someone just says the word 'Chicago,' literally the first thing I think of are carpet ads," cartoonist Daniel Clowes said this week from his home in Oakland, Calif. "Magikist signs, Mohawk ads....
| May 21, 2013
The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show (or as convention-goers say, "No, not that NRA ...") is the yearly confab of food and hospitality professionals at McCormick Place that began Saturday and ends Tuesday. As national...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Dining out for $5 or less may seem like a fantasy, but Southern California has much to offer for those on a tight budget. For affordable Vietnamese fare, for example, venture to Garden Grove or Westminster. Or look to food trucks for unique, inexpensive...
| Apr 10, 2012
Q: Growing up in Old Town back in the late 1950s and early 1960s meant numerous trips to the North Avenue beach and Lincoln Park Zoo, among other places, and eating cotton candy and hot dogs. I remember the hot dogs at Café Brauer at the zoo came with...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:21 PM
BGR The Burger Joint is holding a presidential burger battle.
The 20-unit chain with locations in Coral Gables (232 Miracle Mile, 305-461-9989) and Kendall (Carter Square, 13668 SW 88th St., 305-386-5658) created two unique burgers late last month...
| Jun 26, 2012
The question from Michael A. Collins sounded relatively simple: What mustard was served with hot dogs at Lincoln Park Zoo's Café Brauer in the 1950s and 1960s?
"Try as I might, I have been unable to find who made it,'' wrote the resident of Cary, Ill....
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:35 PM
EVANSTON, Ill. — Fans are invited to visit Welsh-Ryan Arena Friday for an exciting wrestling match as No. 22 Northwestern (5-1, 1-1 Big Ten) hosts …...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:24 PM
It's not hard to find Christmas tree lots in the city, from Home Depot to small, independent lots on street corners. If you want to support Midwestern farmers this season, here are some spots to check out this year to pick out your own locally farmed...