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African cuisine is stealing the spotlight. Here are our top picks for trying this hot and spicy food trend—from the West Loop scene to top wine picks! more

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From glamorous rooftop decks to chic speakeasy lounges, these Chicago restaurants are brand new spots to eat, relax and enjoy a drink. The new restaurants include Somerset, Devereaux, Porter Kitchen & Deck and Ooh La La. more

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Global or glamorous, dining destinations for Mother’s Day should reflect mom’s taste. more

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In a city known for its diversity, Chicago Restaurant Week has participating restaurants with cuisines from all over the world. From January 27th to February 9th, you can dine in at hundreds of Chicago restaurants with fixed menus. more

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The holidays are over, it can be difficult to gravitate toward a bowl of crisp greens on a blustery winter’s day. We asked three Chicago chefs to share their recipes for comfort foods with a lighter twist. more

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Dine on old world classic Italian fare at Gioco, a staple in Chicago's South Loop neighborhood since 1999. more

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Patrons can now enjoy breakfast everyday of the week at Luella's Southern Kitchen. Chef Darnell Reed now serves a hearty Southern breakfast every morning, and it's not your typical bacon and eggs. more

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Tiny Lounge and Big Hatt Gourmet have teamed up to open Tiny Hatt along the river. more

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Smyth + The Loyalist offers upscale and casual dining under one roof in the West Loop. Enjoy a relaxed restaurant and bar on the first floor at the Loyalist serving classic cocktails and casual fair. Head upstairs to Smyth for tasting menus. more

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Not everyone in Chicago can grill out on the 4th of July, and not everyone wants to cook and clean up afterwards either. If you’re boycotting cooking this 4th of July, check out these five restaurants and their 4th of July specials. more

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Housed in two former family residences from the late 19th century, La Storia is a welcoming gem to Chicago’s near northside. Guests can enjoy an authentic Italian experience from the team behind Ideology. more

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Arbella opens with a nod to the international cultures on their team in the form of exotic cocktails and imaginative small plates. more

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River North's C Chicago had some work done and has resurfaced as seafood spot Ocean Cut. more

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Shake up your salad routine with this quick and easy recipe, perfect for the warmer weather ahead. more

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Whether it be a brunch on open waters or a concert of classical music, celebrate Mom this Mother's Day by doing something just a little creative. more

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SteakBar, a new restaurant and bar with the collaborative efforts of Four Corners Tavern Group and Hogsalt Hospitality just hit the Old Town scene. more

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We asked four professional Chicago women to tell us their favorite old-school eatery that became popular long before culinary cocktails were even in vogue. more

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Join the Chicago Women's Brigade for their Spring Blooms Dinner, a multi-course event that will spotlight the culinary talents of nine Chicago women. more

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Stephanie Izard's much-anticipated Chinese-inspired restaurant opens to the public tomorrow. more

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No plane ticket, no problem. You can book your very own culinary tour of Tuscany set right here in Chicago this weekend with Eataly. more

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