| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Illinois is in a big, stinking mess, yet Gov. Quinn's annual "State of the State" address today at noon will, as usual, get the ho-hum from Chicago media. Chicago's PBS station, WTTW-Ch. 11, is showing "WordWorld Dancing Dog" during the......
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Cicero police officials are interviewing a person of interest in the shooting death of a restaurant owner that occurred in the suburb, authorities said on Friday night.
Giovanni Donancricchia, 64, of River Grove, was shot to death early Thursday,...
| Oct 16, 2012
WGN/ CLTV reporter turned chef, turned author Anupy Singla is back at the WGN studios to share a recipe from her new book, "Vegan Indian Cooking."
Meet Anupy and hear some more secrets for easy Indian cooking at home Friday, October 19th, 5pm at the...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:09 PM
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
9:35 a.m. Mike McConnell finds out about the new trend in vacations, political tours! One group just left Ohio! He'll talk to the group leader.
12 - 3 p.m. John Williams
| Sep 19, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton today said he’s open to reducing the number of gaming positions in the gambling expansion lawmakers passed this spring in the hopes it would address Gov. Pat Quinn’s concerns that the bill is “top...
| May 12, 2012
The first debate of a nationally significant congressional contest saw Republican Rep. Joe Walsh come out in favor of allowing federal student loan interest rates to double this summer and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth accuse her foe of advocating...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:15 PM
When lawmakers left the Statehouse at the end of May, the problem of fixing the nation's most underfunded state public employee pension system was left unresolved amid myriad political concerns and divides.
Despite Gov.Pat Quinn's decision to call...
| Sep 22, 2010
Do you cook at home? Think it takes too much time? I asked several women at one of my book talks recently if they ever cook dinner.
"No way," said Lisa Jefferson of Andersonville. "I get everything to go."
"I wish," said Juliette Samuelson from South...
| Jun 16, 2011
Eventually, the restaurant team of Kevin Boehm and Rob Katz will open a restaurant that fails to live up to expectations. Mostly because expectations for this everything-touched-turns-golden duo keep rising.
How can they not? From Boka to Girl & the Goat...
| Jul 7, 2011
Homaro Cantu is a chef defined and limited by his excesses. At Moto, Cantu's science-based culinary sleight-of-hand never fails to dazzle even the most jaded diner, but when the presentation promises more than the dish's flavor delivers — and in...
| May 26, 2011
It would be easy to overlook Fogon, an 8-week-old Mexican restaurant in River West, especially as the space has been home to two or three forgettable restaurants in the last few years.
The restaurant's pedigree suggests that would be an error. Fogon is...
| Apr 7, 2011
Taste, as a jazz musician once noted, is manifested in the notes one declines to play. In that regard, Danny Grant is a taste master.
The original chef de cuisine and now executive chef at Ria, the magnificent dining room within the Elysian hotel and...