Food

I visited 22 different coffee shops in Chicago over the past year courtesy of the Indie Coffee Passport, a pass valid December through August. For $25, participants choose from a list of drinks at participating …

Food

As a new vegetarian, I’ve found that eating in Chicago on a budget and diet can feel like a compromise. But after a day of walking and window-shopping in Wicker Park, my friend and I stumbled upon anything but a compromise.

Food

While I do have go-to spots in Chicago, I typically don’t return to a restaurant even if I had a great meal there; there are too many new places to try, and I need to …

Food

Sweltering weekend heat radiated throughout the city, but that didn’t keep approximately 1.4 million locals and tourists from the 2016 Taste of Chicago. Nearly 50 vendors — including staple restaurants, pop-up shops and food trucks …

Food

One year ago, I was gallivanting in Rome — stuffing my face with delicious food and sipping exquisite wines. Thanks to Facebook memories, I’m constantly reminded of these adventures, which feel both as if I …

Off the El Eats

Let me start off by saying that I am not someone who uses the word “juice” as a verb or views it as a lifestyle — or even a meal replacement for that matter.    …

Off the El Eats

Asian fusion restaurants seem to be all over Chicago. It’s not difficult to find somewhere that offers kimchi burgers, tacos stuffed with Korean BBQ or an Asian take on the Spanish tradition of tapas. Del …

Food

Originally from Dallas, Velvet Taco has been making a name for itself on the Chicago food scene since February 2015. The restaurant’s assortment of 20 eclectic tacos, three famous sides and red velvet cake are …