May 27, 2014 |
Worth a trip: Dry chili fish filet ($14.50) at Lao Hunan 2230 S. Wentworth Ave. 312-842-7888 People love to talk about cravings. "I'm soooo craving a mocha Frappuccino right now," we moan to our co-workers. Ten minutes later, we've been distracted by a phone call, and the sugary ice bomb is forgotten. But the dry chili fish filet at Chinatown's Lao Hunan is the object of real cravings. Like, think-about-it-all-week, can't-shake-it-until-you-get-your-fix cravings.
November 3, 2011 |
And just like that, the holiday season is upon us. Brace yourselves for lots of funky holiday shopping events, seasonal ceremonies, family-style dinners, brew fests and a few non-holiday bashes in between, for when the spirit begins to overwhelm you. 3-6: SOFA Chicago 2011 Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave. Short for the International Exposition of Sculpture Objects and Functional Art, this annual art bash will make even the biggest...
February 14, 2012
Paste Magazine reports : Bonnaroo announced today its 2012 lineup. The headliners for the festival include Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bon Iver, the newly reunited Beach Boys, Phish and the Shins. Tickets will go on sale for the event Feb. 18 at 12 p.m. EST . Get the full story at PasteMagazine.com .
January 18, 2013 |
EAT Chili Out Rockit Bar & Grill 22 W. Hubbard St. 312-645-6000 Beat the winter chill at Chilifest, where chef Amanda Downing rolls out a $10 specialty chili each day through Friday - Monday's features andouille sausage, red bell peppers, black-eyed peas, tomatoes and aged white cheddar - plus week-long offerings including chili mac ($14), turkey chili cheese fries ($10) and a $10 vegan variety with soy sausage and lentils. 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m. Southern Comfort Bread & Wine 3732 W. Irving Park Road 773-866-5266 The farm-to-table restaurant brings a little bit of the South up...
January 24, 2013 |
The lineup for the annual Coachella Music Festival has finally been announced. The festival expanded to two weekends last year and will see appearances from Blur, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phoenix, The Wu-Tang Clan, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Postal Service, Passion Pit, The xx, Sigur Rós, Vampire Weekend, Modest Mouse, Japandroids, Of Monsters and Men, TNGHT, Jessie Ware, and Bassnectar amongst others. On the local front, Kids These Days, Wild Belle, and Smith Westerns will make apperances...
December 2, 2013 |
Think of it as a means to drink away the sadness of the Sriracha plant partially shutting down. Phillips Distilling Company, makers of UV Vodka, announced Monday Sriracha is joining their ranks of flavored liquor, which also includes cake, caramel and "blue. " According to a press release from the company, the vodka infuses a mix of "chili peppers, vinegar and garlic" in order to "create an authentic sriracha flavor that is the right balance of spice, tang and sweetness.