January 16, 2014 |
EAT Now Open Gino's East River North 500 N. LaSalle St. 312-988-4200 The venerable deep-dish pizza institution adds a new location in a historic building featuring commissioned works by local artists rather than its signature graffiti decor. Go healthy with a Black Harvest kale salad ($10) or go all out with such pies as the Chicago Fire (spicy patty sausage, red peppers, onions, $21-$28) or the BBQ Brisket Za with peppers and caramelized onions ($22-$32). 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday.
August 13, 2013 |
Because Chicago's only seen a few stretches of true heat over the past few months, I'll forgive you for getting a slow start to your summer activities. But now that we've reached mid-August, it's time to get your butt in gear. Remember that handy summer checklist RedEye published at the start of the season - the one that, ahem, should be hanging on your fridge? It's time to start checking off the last awesome to-dos. See the full checklist , then tag your Instagram and Twitter posts #redeyechecklist (there could be a prize in it for you!
August 7, 2013 |
Good thing you've been in training all summer, because this weekend is going to put your fest survival skills to the test. 'Hoods on the North Side and the South Side go all-out with fests featuring everything from Japanese culture to classic cars to a performance from hip-hop/dance artist K. Rose. Each fest has its own flavor, so hit up a few back-to-back for maximum summer madness. firstname.lastname@example.org | @redeyeeatdrink Northalsted Market Days Where: North Halsted Street between Belmont Avenue and Addison Street When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday...
July 25, 2013 |
Coffee is mandatory for many to start their day feeling human, but two new coffee shops - plus one more opening soon - are offering much more than just the basic cup. From a West Town cafe with a dog-friendly patio in the works to a Roscoe Village shop serving treats worthy of cronut-caliber obsession, these coffehouses have your caffeine fix covered and then some. Bad Wolf Coffee 3422 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-969-2346 Story: With gigs at Schwa and New York's Momofuku Ko on his resume, Jonathan Ory's roots may be in fine dining, but he recently...