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The 12 Best Pies In Chicago

Time Out Chicago | Amy Cavanaugh | October 3, 2019 The best pies in Chicago range from fruity creations to seriously rich chocolate versions. Here’s where to get a slice. Whether you like it lean and packed with apples and cinnamon or towering with swoops of toasted meringue, the best pies in Chicago are worth

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Celebrate Filipino American History Month with Chicago’s First Filipino Restaurant Week, Plus More Events

Crain’s Tribune | Grace Wong | October 4, 2019 Whether it’s rolling up your sleeves and digging into crispy soft shell crab at Sunda’s Kamayan Feast or dining at one of the many Filipino restaurants in the Chicago area for the very first Filipino Restaurant Week, you can celebrate Filipino American History Month with delicious

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Michelin Awards Stars To 5 New Chicago Restaurants

Crain’s Chicago Business | Dalton Barker | September 26, 2019 25 spots earned stars this year, up from 22 last year. Alinea retains its three-star rating, remaining the only spot in Chicago to earn that top honor. Twenty-five Chicago restaurants earned a prestigious Michelin star in the 10th edition of the local guide. That’s an

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Michelin Removes 18 Restaurants From Chicago’s 2020 Bib Gourmand List

Eater Chicago | Ashok Selvam | September 19, 2019 54 restaurants made the list, including 14 newcomers There’s huge turnover on the 2020 Michelin Bib Gourmand list in Chicago as the tire company removed 18 restaurants. The new list consists of 54 members with 14 newcomers. The newcomers include Eater National Best New Restaurant member

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‘Good Burger’ Pop-Up Restaurant To Serve Up Nostalgia In Chicago

WGN9 | Bianca Cseke | September 13, 2019 CHICAGO — Good Burger, a pop-up restaurant in Los Angeles inspired by the fan favorite ’90s Nickelodeon “All That” sketch, will come to Chicago in 2020. Good Burger Chicago organizers promised brand new, immersive surprises when it opens, and said the restaurant will be a homecoming for

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Eater Talks | Will Chicago’s Restaurant Industry Survive the Financial Pressure Cooker?

Eater Chicago | Ashok Selvam | September 4, 2019 Chicago restauranteurs talk about economic pressures at the latest Eater live event at the Ace Hotel Eater Chicago and the Ace Hotel will continue its ongoing restaurant industry discussion series in September, with a new topic: Will Chicago’s restaurant industry survive the financial pressure cooker? Three

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Now a ‘Parks and Recreation’ Pop-Up Bar Will Open in Chicago

Eater Chicago | Daniel Gerzina | August 23, 2019 ‘Parks and Recreation’ is the latest pop culture-themed pop-up bar coming to Chicago Replay Lincoln Park, which has built a following from hosting many pop culture-themed pop-ups, is turning to “Parks and Recreation” for its latest stunt. Opening August 30, the pop-up bar aims to pay

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Mesler Kitchen Is More Than A Hotel Lobby

Chicago Magazine | Maridsa Choute | August 14, 2019 The Sophy Hotel’s in-house bar and lounge draws Hyde Parkers looking for everything from a date night destination to a stepped-up study break. Located on the first floor of the Sophy Hotel, Mesler Kitchen (1401 E. 53rd St.) offers a dining experience that can be as

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Andersonville’s Longtime Drag and Burger Destination Is For Sale

Eater Chicago | Naomi Waxman | August 8, 2019 Hamburger Mary’s, Mary’s Attic, and Andersonville Brewing Co. are on the market A popular Andersonville drag-and-burger destination is for sale, according to an online real estate listing. SVN Chicago Commercial’s listing includes Hamburger Mary’s, along with upstairs performance venue Mary’s Attic and neighboring brewpub Andersonville Brewing

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3rd Annual Restaurant Week By River North – August 5-11, 2019

Join several River North restaurants for the 3rd Annual Restaurant Week by River North from August 5th through the 11th, 2019. This event is brought to River North and Chicago by the founders of The Tortoise Supper Club and over a dozen restaurants will participate including: Barrio – Lunch & Dinner Menus Beacon Tavern –

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