Openings
 
25 New Restaurants to Try Around Chicago 2:08 pm We’re constantly seeking out the new and notable in Chicago’s dining scene, and there's always a healthy collection of fresh concepts to try. Bookmark this page to see the latest… Read more
 
Weekend Planner
 
Weekend Planner: Brunch Pizza, Italian Ice 1 day ago Boiler Room Saturday is Record Store Day in Chicago, which means hipsters around the city will be clamoring over vinyl. After securing your stash, stop by Boiler Room for a… Read more
 
News
 
James Beard Awards to Remain in Chicago for 2016 and 2017 2 days ago Chicago is already buzzing with anticipation to host its first ever James Beard Awards on May 4. Before the flood of chefs, bartenders and restaurateurs arrives, the James Beard Foundation… Read more
 
News
 
Chicago Gourmet Tickets on Sale Today 2 days ago One of the most delicious tickets in town — Bon Appétit present Chicago Gourmet — go on sale today. The food and wine festival takes over Millennium Park on September… Read more
 
Feature
 
Patio Preview: 11 New Outdoor Dining Options 3 days ago No sudden movements or else we might scare this wonderful weather away. Step lightly to these new outdoor patios ready to serve a taste of spring. Parlor Pizza Although it… Read more
 
Closings
 
Max's Wine Dive Closes Wicker Park Location on April 30 3 days ago Despite our friendly reputation, the Midwestern restaurant scene isn't always kind to outsiders. Texas-based Max’s Wine Dive, which has six successful locations in Dallas, Austin, Houston and San Antonio, will… Read more
 
News
 
Chef Homaro Cantu Found Dead at Site of Future Brewery 4 days ago According to the Chicago Tribune, 38-year-old chef Homaro Cantu was found dead on Tuesday around 1 PM at 4419 W. Montrose Avenue, the building that was going to house his… Read more
 
News
 
Reserve Dining App Launches in Chicago 4 days ago The latest player in the dining reservations app field, Reserve, launches today. It allows diners in Chicago, Boston, NY, LA and SF to select a time window for their reservation,… Read more
 
Must-Try
 
20 Must-Try Spring Dishes Around Chicago 4 days ago Clear your eating schedules; spring is here. It's time to shun those hearty stews filled with heavy meat and root vegetables in favor of fresh seafood and early vegetables. Check… Read more
 
Feature
 
Chicago’s 10 Toughest Tables and How to Snag Them 5 days ago Chicago ain't New York City. That's usually a good thing, but sometimes the wait for a table at some of our city's hottest restaurants can make it feel like we're… Read more
 
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