There are still a handful of restaurants left in the country that require men to wear a jacket.
Here's my list of places to hit up for the winter.
The Thanksgiving holiday is all about expressing gratitude, but let's be frank: it centers around perhaps the most sumptuous meal we eat all year. Fo...
Deep-Dish pizza is a tourists long-awaited first bite, a city transplants new love, yet consistently a Chicagoans last option. Although just as delicious, many Deep-Dish experiences result in a post Deep-Dish coma.
Are you ready to eat the most blasphemous burger burger in America? Chicago's infamous metal-themed burger joint, Kuma's Corner, recently rolled out their monthly special, this time named 'The Ghost Burger.'
Any Chicagoan can see that the closest body of water is not anywhere you'd want to go fishing. Still, here are some spots in Chicago that take large measures to serve up solid seafood options year round.
Why is it so damn hard to find a decent Chicago-style pizza outside Illinois?
The Windy City's location on the shores of Lake Michigan makes for some great views from many of Chicago's restaurants. We've selected 10 dining establishments that all feature food worthy of being accompanied by such majestic vistas.
I've been on a five-year quest to bring the freshest seafood in America to Chicago. The East Coast, however, has proved a tough riddle to crack. So when my alarm sounded at 2:30 a.m., I had no problem rising. I was on my way to New York City's Hunts Point Fish Market to solve the puzzle.
Since opening in 2011, Chicago's NEXT restaurant has changed its entire concept nine times. It's a formula that seems to be working.
Chicago is a food town that has an almost allergic reaction to pretension. Restaurants that make it here can't rely solely on brand name decorators, media hype or reality-TV chefs. They have to be the real deal, serving great food, or they don't stay in business.
Cooking is an experience that involves all of senses. The sounds of a meat grinder processing pork sausage, the smell of fresh butter lightly browning in a pan of herbs and garlic to baste a golden brown piece of lamb... Knowing what it means when someone says, "It must taste of the ocean."
From classic franks to artisan wieners with toppings like kimchi, here are the nation's best hot dogs.
It's the ultimate American side dish prepared the way we love them -- fried and salted.
When it comes to barbecue, Chicago isn't usually the first city to come to mind. "Chicago Style" barbecue is a questionable mix of techniques often involving a combination of dry rub, sauce, and usually some slow roasting or even boiling of ribs.
"A great outdoor restaurant is more than patio tables and umbrellas; it must thoughtfully create a sense of personality and character," says celebrity...