February 27, 2013 |
Even though Arie Luyendyk Jr. declined to be the bachelor on this season of "The Bachelor," he hasn't strayed too far from the show while he focuses on his racing career. Between Sean Lowe's relentlessly outdoorsy dates and all the Tierra drama, Arie Jr. got some face time, and, for the finale, he'll be in Chicago hosting a viewing party as America watches to see which woman Sean will choose to marry and (probably) eventually divorce. The party will open its doors at 5:30 p.m. Mar. 11 and take place at Park West.
August 24, 2012 |
UPDATE: Set your DVR! The Chicago episode of "Bizarre Foods America" airs Monday, March 18. As the host of Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods," Andrew Zimmern jets around the world, tasting some pretty weird, uh, treats. Recently, his travels have kept him closer to home as he films for Season 2 of "Bizarre Foods America," which will premiere in 2013. The series wraps its first season at 8 p.m. Aug. 27. He's already eaten barbecued armadillo and pigeon pie, so we asked Zimmern during a...
June 18, 2012 |
EAT Order up Pecking Order, 4416 N. Clark St. 773-907-9900 The new Filipino-style "chicken every which way" restaurant by local chef Kristine Subido and her mom, Melinda, features hormone- and antibiotic-free grilled, fried or roasted birds pre-marinated in cane sugar, tamari, garlic and vinegar ($10.95 half; $17.95 whole). They are served with one or two sides, respectively, including grilled sweet corn with lime mayo and fresh cheese or green beans with tomato-ginger sofrito.
August 8, 2013 |
Anthony Skrine just wants to keep Chicago partying, and he's willing to pay for it. The 28-year-old entrepreneur from Oak Park always found success planning bar crawls at Eastern Illinois University, and the idea that it could become a full-time gig has stuck with him since he graduated in 2006. After raising $30,000 in investments from friends and family, he launched Ten2Party, a service he hopes is a one-stop shop for Chicagoans to plan a big night out. “We had all these people coming to (our bar crawls)
September 23, 2012 |
Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel took shots at Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm's Emmy losing streak, among others, during his four-minute opening monologue. Here are some of his best jokes. "'Downton Abbey' is an amazing show ... It really gives you a sense of what it must have been like to grow up in Mitt Romney's house. " "Being a Republican in Hollywood is like being a Chick-fil-A sandwich on the snack table at 'Glee.'" "Television is an American institution, yet one out of every five actors here...
February 13, 2013
Soldier Field has shown admirable versatility in its history. Case in point: 1927: Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey before 104,000 boxing fans. 1944: 150,000 spectators attend a visit by President Franklin Roosevelt. 1954: Soldier Field plays host to ski jumping. 1956: The stadium hosts Grand National stock car races, the equivalent of Sprint Cup today. 1962: 116,000 turn out to hear evangelist Billy Graham. Sources: soldierfield.net, nascar.com