May 18, 2012 |
Burger Bar 1578 N. Clybourn Ave. 312-255-0055 Meat-on-meat burgers called stackers, with shortribs, pulled pork or prosciutto piled on top of the beef patty, are the ultimate indulgent for carnivores at this eatery. A design-your-own burger option tempts with toppings such as sriracha aioli, pickled red onions, banana peppers and fried onion strings. Butcher & The Burger 1021 W. Armitage Ave. 773-697-3735 Thanks to five bun choices, 10-plus patty options, dozen or so spice blends and 20-plus toppings, the potential burger combinations at this corner shop are dizzying.
March 4, 2014 |
Well I guess this is growing up. Marketed under the guise of Protein Power Packs, or P3, Oscar Meyer has launched a new product that's basically an adult Lunchable. The packs, which the company announced Feb. 24, are "designed for active consumers looking for a snack to help keep them going throughout the day," according to a press release. In reality, that means it's a three-compartment plastic pack that looks a lot like a skinny Lunchable filled with meat, nuts and cheese.
March 25, 2014 |
Sox fans who need to eat their feelings are about to have more options. The White Sox announced their new menu offerings at concession stands throughout the park Tuesday, and "bacon-on-a-stick" in sections 112 and 528 is a highlight. Additionally, the park announced more beer options, a pork chop sandwich and a burger with macaroni and cheese on it. Here's the full list from the press release: Pork Chop Sandwich: This classic Chicago sandwich features a seasoned, boneless pork chop served with grilled...
December 21, 2011 |
Whether you need some hair of the dog to ditch the headache left over from your New Year's Eve festivities or are just looking to kick off 2012 with gusto, get thee over-hung self to these spots on New Year's Day. Many are welcoming 2012 with special brunch dishes and drinks to subdue even the most stubborn hangover. Small Bar Fullerton 1415 W. Fullerton Ave. 773-525-2727 The regular menu at this Lincoln Park tavern will be jazzed up by New Year's Day specials created by chef Justin White.
January 27, 2012 |
Vera 1023 W. Lake St. 312-243-9770 Rating: !!!! (out of four) Already hot The scene: Under the shadow of the Green Line tracks on Lake Street in the West Loop, a little slice of Spain is waiting. Vera is a regional Spanish restaurant and wine bar that, thanks to former Carnivale chef Mark Mendez and his sommelier wife Elizabeth, is breathing life into a space that's sat vacant for years since the short-lived sports bar Addiction closed.
April 8, 2013 |
Hugging the edges of Wicker Park and Humboldt Park, Ukrainian Village long has been home to funky dive bars and plenty of tucked-away haunts. A new crop of breakfast spots retains the neighborhood vibe and helps make early mornings a little more tolerable. Here's where to chat, chow and get your cruffle on near the Western Avenue border. First Lizzie's Bake Shoppe 2136 W. Chicago Ave. 312-405-8212 At this 4-month-old bakery, the cruffle is queen. Cruffles, one-bite cake- or dough-filled truffles, are available in nearly 50 rotating flavors such as...