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  • Ikaros, Samos and Zorba's

     
    One thing we've talked about some but not much here is the restaurants in Greektown. I'm not even sure I could name all of them anymore. When I first moved here, everyone went to Ikaros and the lines went out......
  • Who knew Detroit was a food mecca?

     
    Here's part two of guest poster Robert of Cross Key's eating adventures on his recent road trip. His photo and descriptions are making me hungry. ELDetroit is not a food desert. To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise of Detroit......
  • 100 things: The perfect holiday gift

     
    It's nondenominational! It keeps on giving! It's the 100 things holiday gift! No, this wasn't my idea, but I was pleased and flattered when I got this e-mail:First of all GREAT article!! Loved it. Question for you..I would like to......
  • Greektown: the other Little Italy

     
    Other Reviewer Richard reviewed the Acropolis in today's paper, and within the review he discusses the restaurant as part of Greektown and says what role he sees the other restaurants there having. I don't think of Greektown as a neighborhood......
  • Milkshakes, delivered

     
    Mr. Magoo Pizza in Greektown seems to be doing a brisk delivery business -- in milkshakes.And Baltimore doctors, nurses and other hospital staffers seem to be the ones mostly slurping them down.A Magoo driver delivered five shakes to Mercy hospital......
  • Fest planner: Aug. 22-24

    Fest planner: Aug. 22-24
    This is your final weekend before Labor Day, and you have plenty of opportunities to make it count. Take your pick of nine festivals focused on food, art, music and fashion in neighborhoods from the South Loop to Logan Square. Hungry? Head directly to...
  • Judge rejects bond for ex-government mole: 'He's absolutely impossible to trust"

    Judge rejects bond for ex-government mole: 'He's absolutely impossible to trust"
    A federal judge today refused to release Chicago real estate developer John Thomas on bail so he can repair and then help sell the Riverdale marina project he was convicted of looting, saying he found it "absolutely impossible to trust" that the serial...
  • Niche marketing at Bottlefork

    Niche marketing at Bottlefork
    What do you get when you put a four-star chef in a one-star concept? In the case of Bottlefork, you get a solid two stars. I thought chef/partner Kevin Hickey (who pulled down four stars as chef at the late Ritz-Carlton Dining Room) was crazy for...
  • Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014

     Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014
    Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at modern-day Greece. "People who saw his slides...
  • Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded

    Shootings since Sunday in Chicago: 4 dead, 26 wounded
    At least 30 people were shot over about 13 hours starting 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon and continuing into early Monday morning. Four of the 30 people shot died and several more remain in critical condition. The shootings Sunday into Monday brings the...
  • Chicago's European cafes, bakeries delight

    Chicago's European cafes, bakeries delight
    Chicago bakeries and pastry shops with cafes where people can enjoy house-made baked goods and desserts are often labeled European but, by now they are an integral part of the American dining landscape. They reflect the contemporary lifestyle of those...
  • The Chicago connection in Phoenix

    The Chicago connection in Phoenix
    When I moved to Phoenix in January to be a visiting professor at Arizona State University, I expected to sample street tacos and green chilies and the wood-oven pizza from Pizzeria Bianco that everyone raves about. Unexpectedly, I also found Chicago...