Arts & Entertainment

While I was out with two friends on a Friday night, a craving for pasta overtook me. Thankfully, one of my friends recommended a place that was just the solution: the Pasta Bowl (2434 N. …

Arts & Entertainment

Do you and your friends ever get into “The Great Debate”? No, I’m not talking about Pepsi vs. Coca-Cola, cats vs. dogs or thin crust vs. deep dish. I’m talking about which combination of meat …

Food

A Venezuelan restaurant located in Lincoln Park offers some authentic options, but ultimately sacrifices complete authenticity for an appeal to younger crowds.

Food

If you find yourself in the West Loop, chances are you won’t go wrong with any restaurant in the area. With famous places such as Au Cheval, which sells a burger with a cult following, …

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

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 …

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 …