Food

Before writing off Wahlburgers as Mark Wahlberg’s celebrity bankroll restaurant, know that co-owner Paul Wahlberg is a professional chef whose burgers have proven themselves worth a shot. “You gotta believe,” as Marky Mark and the …

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I think I just secured my spot in heaven, friends. Last month, my good drinking buddy Henry Redman had a wild idea: “What do you think about cooking dinner for some Jesuits?” Halfway through another …

Pint and Plate

Momotaro (820 W. Lake St.) is a Japanese restaurant that balances authenticity and contemporary style perfectly. Located in the Fulton Market District right off the CTA Green Line Morgan stop, Momotaro occupies the corner of …

Food

At the fourth annual Chicago Donut Fest, the donuts outnumbered the people, resulting in full stomachs and satisfied taste buds. Twelve Chicago bakeries handed out samples of their sweet treats to the crowd of dessert …

Food

In a world where milkshakes are treated as little more than glorified beverages  cranked into a cup by a machine at the pull of a lever, Jojo’s Milk Bar breaks the mold and turns milkshake-making …

Food

A zero-calorie, sugar-free, carb-free, sweetener-free, flavored water that’s jam-packed with electrolytes and tastes delicious? Sounds fake. A few years back, La Grange, Illinois local Dana Dreves became dissatisfied with her soda-reliant lifestyle and wanted to …

Events

The best of the best Chicago donut-makers gather every April to promote their craft. From the classic glazed to the clever concoctions of specialty bakeries, there’s a donut for every occasion and craving. The fourth …

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“Is that a bird?” “No, it’s a plane!” “No, it’s Jacob reviewing another brewery!” DryHop Brewers (3155 N. Broadway Ave.) is a microbrewery that’s home to a vibrant, knowledgeable and kind-hearted staff. Its beers are …