chicago chocolate
  • Food
The history of chocolate in Chicago and where to find sweet treats

Chocolate has been a part of our culinary history for about as long as the Chicago Dog. Check out the new tour and these tasty locations! If we had a say in these things, every day would be National Chocolate Day. And while it’s all good to celebrate by popping into your nearest drugstore and […]

July 7, 2022

Chicago festivals
  • Activities
  • Food
Your Guide to Chicago Festivals: May 2022

Street festivals are an integral part of Chicago weekends in the spring, summer and early fall. For a small, suggested donation of about $5-10, which typically goes to support a community economic development group, you get to mingle outside with your fellow Chicagoans. You can enjoy music from local and sometimes national acts, eat all […]

May 13, 2022

Craft Beer Week
  • Celebration
  • Food
Illinois Craft Beer Week is here, ready to gulp some cold ones?

Beer lovers across Illinois will be able to enjoy their favorite beverage and also help small businesses during Illinois Craft Beer Week, which runs from May 13th– 20th, 2022. This special week is the work of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild, whose mission is to support “the development and expansion of the craft beer industry […]

May 12, 2022

Mother's Day Chicago
  • Celebration
  • Food
Treat Your Mom to a Special Mothers’ Day Brunch at One of These 12 Spots

Mothers’ Day is the one day each year where we force our mothers to stop focusing on us, and instead allow us to pamper them. For many, that means a lengthy, savory brunch. We’ve found 12 restaurants throughout the Chicago area to treat Mom this May 8. City Experiences If you’re looking to celebrate on […]

May 6, 2022

Cinco de mayo
  • Celebration
  • Food
Cinco de Mayo; a more intense Taco Tuesday

With Cinco de Mayo falling on a Thursday in 2022, why not have a second Taco Tuesday and celebrate at one of the many places in the Chicago area that have festivities planned? Following Mexico’s victory over the French on May 5 in the 1862 Battle of Puebla, President Benito Juarez declared that its anniversary […]

May 5, 2022

easter brunch
  • Celebration
  • Food
11 exquisite locations around Chicago for a superb Easter brunch

Easter Sunday is quickly approaching, falling on April 17 this year. Folks will be looking to resume their indulgences after 40 days of Lent. To help with that, we’ve compiled a list of restaurants from across the Chicago area that have something special in store for Easter brunch. The places listed below have menus ranging […]

April 7, 2022

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