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  • A new Chicago guide for food lovers

    A new Chicago guide for food lovers
    Jennifer Olvera serves up the skinny on all things edible, sippable and growable in her new book, “Food Lovers’ Guide to Chicago” (Globe Pequot, $15.95). The book contains pithy restaurant reviews, a food festival calendar, tippling...
  • Officials: Slain woman suffered more than 20 gunshot wounds

    Officials: Slain woman suffered more than 20 gunshot wounds
    A woman wounded in a shooting that killed her boyfriend last year was slain over the weekend, and officials say she suffered more than 20 gunshot wounds. Kimberly Harris, 25, was shot around 7 p.m. Sunday in the backyard of a house in the 2900 block of...
  • The art of politics

    The art of politics
    Windy City By Scott Simon Random House, 419 pages, $25 The brief period in 1987 immediately following the death of Mayor Harold Washington, when Ald. David Orr temporarily replaced Washington, and Establishment candidate Eugene Sawyer and liberal...
  • May 5 - Chef Gustavo Castaneda

    Chef Gustavo Castaneda Lalo's 733 W. Maxwell Street Chicago www.lalos.com LOMO DE ARBOL ARBOL SAUCE Ingredients: 1 lb. tomatillo, without husk 1 oz. fresh garlic, chopped 1 onion, juilienne 1/4 c. chile de arbol, roasted for 2 seconds over an open...
  • Bo Diddley dead at 79

    Bo Diddley dead at 79
    Bo Diddley, who died Monday at age 79 in Florida, was as essential to the creation of rock 'n' roll as Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Little Richard, though he seldom got the credit or the accolades that were showered on his better-known peers. The...
  • Bahena's back with Tepatulco, his moles and more

    Geno Bahena is back, which makes me happy and anxious. Happy because, at his best, chef Bahena can make Mexican cuisine sing as few others can. He's a veritable master of the moles, those complex sauces that are at the heart of serious Mexican cooking,...
  • Takeout Review: Fockers Deli, Pompano Beach

    Address: 1000 S. Powerline Road (in the Cypress Bend Plaza) Phone: 954-978-2251 Food: New-York deli and Chicago specialties Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday Dining facilities: Order at the counter then eat at...
  • Really late-night eats

    In the wee hours that straddle Chicago's late-late nights and early mornings, the streets and sidewalks fill with an eclectic mix of commuters. Some have just finished a late shift, while others are on their way to an early one. Some have endured a multi-...
  • Little Italy: The little neighborhood that could

    Little Italy: The little neighborhood that could
    Chicago developer Bob Angevin combined retail with rental property when he took over The Landmark building in Andersonville. He did the same at The Abbey condominiums in Hyde Park. So he was ready to venture into the Near West Side when the opportunity...
  • Jan. 7: Chicago Scene - Phil Ranstrom

    Jan. 7: Chicago Scene - Phil Ranstrom
    Cheat You Fair is narrated by actor and former Chicagoan, Joe Mantegna and is in three acts -- part history of the market, part musical journey into the Chicago blues, and part investigative report, examining the fight to save Maxwell Street. No other...
  • Sunday Papers- 1-24-10 Edition 538

    * Phil Ranstrom debuts his documentary " Cheat You Fair: The Story of Maxwell Street" www.maxwellstreetdocumentary.com   *Chicago jazz vocalist Petra Van Nuis and musician Andy Brown have a new cd “Far Away Places: Petra van Nuis and Andy Brown"...
  • Father Urges Unknown Driver To Come Forward After Hit and Run

    A tragic hit and run took the life of a Spokane woman. Your help's needed to find the driver who hit Suzette Werner then dragged her body a mile down the road. Werner's body was found near Maxwell Street in Spokane last Sunday morning.  Police say she...