April 4, 2012 |
Real Tenochtitlan 2451 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-227-1050 The complex moles of Oaxaca (plus other recipes from throughout Mexico) are the claim to fame at this restaurant, named for the capital of the Aztec empire. Weegee's Lounge 3659 W. Armitage Ave. 773-384-0707 The vested bartenders and lengthy classic cocktail list at this throwback corner tavern may seem out of place on the block, but the price is right with most drinks hovering around $10. There's also a photo booth, shuffleboard and a back patio where you can enjoy your sidecar when the weather...
May 1, 2013 |
EAT Limited-Edition Burger 25 Degrees 736 N. Clark St. 312-943-9700 National Barbecue Month and National Burger Month both happen in May and you can celebrate the two at once with the BBQ Brisket Burger (barbecued brisket, sirloin patty, Cardona goat cheese, crispy onions, pickles, arugula and pineapple barbecue sauce; $12). Partial proceeds benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Through May 31. Tapas Party Tavernita 151 W. Erie St. 312-274-1111 Shake off post-office stress with the debut of May's Tap for Taps cocktail, which...
July 24, 2012 |
Vermilion 10 W. Hubbard St. 312-527-4060 Chef Maneet Chuahan's menu mashes up Indian and Latin flavors to create dishes such as cilantro-tamarind shrimp and tandoori skirt steak with fried plantains. Dos Diablos 15 W. Hubbard St. 312-245-3100 If you have enough liquid courage in the form of margaritas, mojitos or sangria at this Mexican bar and eatery, get in line for a turn on the mechanical bull. Rockit Bar & Grill 22 W. Hubbard St. 312-645-6000 This reliable hangout has earned plenty of fans over the years.
December 18, 2012 |
**1/2 (out of four) The people behind “The Guilt Trip” should feel proud, not guilty, for the places the comedy doesn't go. During an eight-day, cross-country road trip, Andy (Seth Rogen) and his overbearing mom, Joyce, (Barbra Streisand) don't, say, accidentally eat pot brownies and stay out all night. They don't hit a deer. The script from “Crazy Stupid Love” writer Dan Fogelman affectionately incorporates some Jewish humor without turning Joyce into a caricature.