July 26, 2012 |
Beach trips and picnics are summer fun staples, but there's nothing like lazing away an afternoon at brunch. Forgo your regular haunt and consider checking out the new brunch service at these eight restaurants. As an added bonus, five have outdoor seating so you can soak up some rays with your sunnyside-up eggs. Brunch review: Hash House A Go Go 1212 N. State Parkway 312-202-0994 Rating: !! 1/2 (out of 4) Take it or leave it *Outdoor seating available Some people have brunch to nurse a hangover.
April 28, 2012 |
UPDATE: Listen to Keef's collaboration with Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T and Jadakiss on the "I Don't Like" remix here. Over the last four months, 16-year-old Chief Keef has come from almost complete obscurity as a kid on house arrest to being one of Chicago's most buzzed-about artists. Last week, Kanye West announced a remix of Chief Keef's song “I Don't Like” with rappers Pusha T, Big Sean, and Jadakiss, helping to expand Keef's national profile. On Thursday, Chief Keef flew to New York to meet with labels and press...
February 8, 2012 |
Salatino's 626 S. Racine Ave. 312-226-9300 Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start The scene: A laid-back twist on its more-upscale predecessor Aldino's, Salatino's friendly servers don T-shirts, the walls are lined with framed black-and-white photos of Italian weddings and kitchen scenes, and the heavenly scent of red sauce wafts through the air like Grandma's spaghetti-and-gravy sunday supper. The food: Hearty pasta and Italian classics that really taste homemade.
November 30, 2011 |
What is a bar-gument, you say? For as long as there have been watering holes, there have been disagreements. Some people prefer martinis with gin, some with vodka. Bar-guments is here to settle some longstanding bar conflicts once and for all. This week: Should you expect a buyback from a bartender after a few rounds? Yep Yes, but let me clarify what I mean by "expect. " Anybody who goes into a bar and throws around cash with the expectation that the bartender has never seen paper money before and will therefore give said customer a...
June 7, 2012 |
** (out of four) Ah, there's nothing like a hookah session with grandma. Zoe (Elizabeth Olsen) and Jake (Nat Wolff) learn that from experience when they spend time in Woodstock with their mom Diane (Catherine Keener) and her mom Grace (Jane Fonda), who paints a naked dude named Jazz and refuses to name the chickens that roam around everywhere because “They're nature's children, not ours.” As Diane takes time away from the husband (Kyle MacLachlan) who just asked for a divorce, she and her kids encounter new romantic possibilities (with folks...
November 5, 2012 |
EAT Good Dog Downtown Dogs 804 N. Rush St. 312-951-5141 Give your lunch money to a good cause. From now through Nov. 22, the Gold Coast eatery will donate $1 from every $3.45 hot dog sold to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. DRINK Biker Bar Five Star Bar 1424 W. Chicago Ave. 312-850-2555 Scope out all the hot rides displayed curbside at the bar's last Motorcycle Monday of the year and vote for your favorite while enjoying $1 mini-sandwiches and $2.50 Point Beer cans.