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 …

Podcasts

On Dec. 20, 1968, David Arthur Faraday and Betty Lou Jensen, two high school students, were out on a date. They were sitting in Faraday’s station wagon along Lake Herman Road — a popular makeout …

Film & TV

A dark and violent reboot of the 1989 thriller based on one of Stephen King’s most sinister novels, “Pet Sematary” has a new twist and is jam-packed with jolting scares.  Co-created by directing duo Kevin …

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 …

Rosca's Ramblings

My family and I lived down the street from the middle school I attended, so every morning I would walk the four blocks to school. I discovered the power of headphones when I wanted to …

Music

Folk and experimental musician Weyes Blood’s fourth studio album “Titanic Rising” is a genius work of art. It’s a spacey and nostalgic record with unique sounds and ambitious lyrics that yearn to give hope and …

The B-Side

From Berlin to Australia and now America, Berlin-based band Parcels is taking the electro-pop world by storm, collaborating with Daft Punk and finishing up its first North American tour. Next on its agenda is Coachella. …

Music

Metal band Baroness has been around since 2003, more than long enough to know how to capture a crowd’s attention and put on a well-rounded show. The band played at the Riviera Theatre (4746 N. …