| Mar 28, 2011
| 7:43 AM
McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Games - Spring Break For Grownups - Everest
Monday, March 28
McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Games
Wednesday, March 30
Tickets available ticketmaster.com...
| Mar 31, 2011
The Tenzing Norgay means you no harm. It is but a humble breakfast sandwich, at a humble price ($4.75), served by a humble Hyde Park sandwich shop on 57th Street named Z&H MarketCafe. The chorizo-egg torta at Rick Bayless' Xoco, no less modest, would like...
| May 9, 2011
| 6:26 PM
The 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, those Oscars of the food world, were handed out in New York Monday evening, and a perennial nominee took home a well-deserved prize: Richard Melman, head honcho of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises received the...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Ten days after the last flake fell on New York, the fallout from the post-Christmas blizzard continued.
New Yorkers woke up Wednesday to mountains of still-uncollected trash — some 200 bags stinking up the entrance to a posh Manhattan apartment...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 6:32 AM
Greg Olsen - Peter Billingsley - Summer Travel - Everest
Monday, June 26
Kicks for a Cure
Auditions for "A Christmas Story, The Musical!" Today 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Chicago Theater 175 N. State...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 10:23 PM
I woke up Saturday morning from a fitful sleep.
I should have slept soundly, but my body and mind hadn't yet absorbed a new reality: My beloved St. Louis Cardinals, an imperfect but tenacious bunch who embodied the spirit of team play, overcame a Mt....
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Keefer's (20 W. Kinzie St., 312-467-9525) turns 10 years old this month, and the restaurant will celebrate with a month's worth of special deals.
It begins at 5 p.m. tonight, when there will be an open house with complimentary nibbles and Dampierre...
| Nov 10, 2011
As the second Michelin Guide for Chicago prepares to hit bookstores next week, one thing is for sure: There will be change.
There has to be. Among the 23 restaurants that received one or more stars, Sixteen (one star) saw chef Frank Brunacci depart,...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:04 PM
In Chicago’s dining scene, there is Alinea, and there is everybody else.
That’s the message being conveyed in the 2012 Michelin Guide Chicago, whose star ratings were announced Tuesday afternoon. Only Alinea, which also earned three stars...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:08 PM
Two Chicago hotels and three restaurants have been awarded the top five-star designation in the annual Forbes Travel Guide ratings.
The honored hotels were the Four Seasons and The Peninsula, and the restaurants were Alinea, Charlie Trotter's and L2O....
| Dec 9, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Alpana Singh, the bottomless source of effervescence on "Check, Please," left her day job as wine director at Lettuce Entertain You several weeks ago, and for the first time in her adult life found herself with time to burn.
So customers of Pastoral...
| Dec 29, 2011
You can't count on snow for Christmas. You can't count on a 7-3 Bears team making the playoffs.
But you can count on my annual save-the-tables list, which provides dozens of last-minute, primo New Year's Eve reservations for procrastinating readers....