Eat Drink Lucky's editorial team shared more than 10,000 dishes, cocktails and destinations with readers across the country (and around the world!) in 2015. As we dive into 2016, and review what we loved in 2015, we're ready to make our first annual Dining Trends predictions.
Take either of those fried oh-so-irresistible crunchy bits of yumminess and top them with anything gooey and you've got our attention. We're ready to dive in, no napkins needed, thank you. We'll just lick our fingers.
We love to soak up every bit of summer that we can, day or night. Here is our list of the best places to indulge this summer.
The experience my friends and I had at the popular Outback Steakhouse restaurant was an unusual and memorable one. Encounters such as this one can easily be misconstrued especially since the bartender was white and the customers were black. But one thing for certain, it illustrated how poor customer service can leave an aftertaste that will cause anyone to avoid patronizing at an establishment for years to come.
Every year, we think downing green juices in May will result in shorts-ready legs by June. Denial is a hard thing to overcome. Even harder, though, is overcoming those nightly sugar binges and regular chocolate cravings.
Show up on time for your reservation. This helps the whole operation run smoothly.
It's a serious restaurant and very much in the vanguard of global cuisine.
For anyone living in or around Chicago and not under a rock, it's hard to escape the fact that the most famous hot dog stand in America, Hot Doug's, is closing today. BOOM. Just like that, Doug Sohn is walking away from a sure thing. He is the Michael Jordan of purveyors of encased meat, the standard bearer of leave 'em wanting more.
I try not to think about what has to happen to these adorable creatures so that many of us can enjoy bacon.
Here are 30 more of the top-rated restaurants within the moderate price range ($$) in six of the biggest communities in southern Illinois, based on Yelp reviews.
Regardless of the city's proximity to an ocean, oyster bars have popped up all over Chicago over the past few months. Most of them appear to be quite similar, all appropriately serving the freshest seafood in a trendy, yet sophisticated environment. So how are you supposed to choose your faux-coastal experience?
The incredibly clever foraging basket at Chicago's Alinea ...
When you hear the words: "vegetarian Chicago," do you think: cheese pizza? Hot dog, hold the dog? In a city obsessed with Hot Doug's, you may not know that Chicago has a thriving vegetarian -- and vegan -- dining scene.
Dishes from mom's kitchen just taste better. To recreate her patented dish with similar gusto, soul, and love is a challenge that no Michelin-star stage could prepare a chef for -- no matter how sharp the knives.
3D printed food belongs in space. Not in the kitchen. There, I said it. The guy who brought edible menus, handheld ovens and a robotic laser to the d...
Whether it's the local pizzeria, the nine-course tasting menu at the nearest Michelin-starred spot, or maybe that sushi place where the fish is always ridiculously fresh and the service fast, most of us keep a mental list of the restaurants we love the most.