| May 24, 2013
Enoch Simpson may have created a monster. Since the days when his homemade doughnuts became a surprise brunch sensation at Nightwood, gourmet twists on the classic breakfast pastry have swept the city, threatening to make the trend go stale.
| May 20, 2013
When Chicago actor Scott Duff joined forces with Laugh Factory to debut an LGBT-themed showcase, he knew he wanted his first headliner to be no-holds-barred comedian Jessica Halem, who spent 12 years—1996 to 2008—at the top of the Chicago...
| Dec 19, 2012
When it comes to adventures in dining and drinking, Chicago definitely delivered this year. Hot chefs expanded their empires with new restaurants. New words made their way into our nightlife vocabulary. And, of course, there were doughnuts. And pie. And...
| Apr 16, 2013
"Do you remember when it was 80 degrees in March last year?"
Yup, that might be the most common complaint muttered by coat-clad Chicagoans this spring.
Sure, summer didn't come early this year as it did last, but that hasn't stopped dozens of...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:57 PM
You start to learn things about Chicago after living here a while. RedEye staff members feel we'd be ignoring our civic duty by not clueing you in on some of the best tips and tricks we've acquired over our collective years. Call them ... Chicago hacks?...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Anthony Bourdain still isn't a fan of deep dish pizza, but he loves Chicago.
"In a town where everything is great, they're most famous for something that sucks," the chef says in the Season 2 opener of "The Layover" (8 p.m. CT Nov. 19, Travel Channel;...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:33 AM
5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter
5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life
6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour
6:30 - 11 a.m. Dean Richards
9:35 a.m. On the busiest day for return flights during the Thanksgiving Weekend, get tips to minimize...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Where you dine before or after the Big Ten tournament games depends on what time your team's game starts. If your team is playing at 11 a.m. (as Illinois and Minnesota do on Thursday, the winner playing Indiana at 11 a.m. Friday), you'll need a...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:29 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to charge Taste of Chicago attendees for premium seating to see musical acts in Grant Park and for the chance to eat special meals prepared by prominent Chicago chefs cleared a City Council committee today.
| Mar 29, 2011
| 2:48 PM
Wednesday night's main event features Richard Blais against Mike Isabella for the title of 'Top Chef' in their all-star season.
Here are four key questions to consider before the action begins:
1. Is Mike Isabella's best shot good enough?
| Jan 27, 2012
| 9:17 AM
The 5th annual Chicago Restaurant Week runs Feb. 17-26, but the time to prepare is now.
More than 200 restaurants in the city and suburbs will be participating, offering multi-course lunches for $22 and dinners for $33 and $44. (Not all participants...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 6:57 AM
Stephanie Izard was named one of the best new chefs in the country by Food & Wine magazine Tuesday. The annual list, comprising chefs who have run their restaurants for less than five years, tabbed the former "Top Chef'"winner along with a slew of other...