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  • October 24, 2016

    Where To Drink Boozy, Adult Milkshakes in Chicago, 2016

    Milkshakes were actually invented in Chicago in the early 1900s from an unlikely source. The drugstore giant Walgreens at one point had soda fountain counters at their stores, and much of the chain's popularity came from its chocolate malted milkshakes, something they invented in 1922.But Chicagoans didn't rest on the laurels. They knew milkshakes could be improved by adding alcohol. These fountain creations aren't crass, as flavor profiles are carefully considered. Years ago boozy milkshakes...
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  • October 24, 2016

    Best of Chicago: Interview with Fairmont Chicago’s Concierge, Gail Walker

    No one except the Fairmont would manage to combine full-length, startling views of Millennium Park, a brand new restaurant, luxury accommodation, warm and friendly service, and the best concierge in the city, would they?Gail Walker is calm, warm, and kind (I was in the line behind a very elderly, querulous guest, who was looked after with love), as well as superbly well connected. Talk to her about what you’d like to do in the city, or read on for her unique recommendations on the best...
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  • September 9, 2016

    Reservations for Jonah Reider’s Supper Club at Intro Now Available

    Intro is welcoming Jonah Reider, of New York City’s Pith, to Chicago starting Thursday, September 15. Reider will work under the mentorship of Intros’ Executive Chef Stephen Gillanders during his month-long tenure with the restaurant.We are excited to not only announce that reservations for his exclusive supper club experience go live Friday, September 9 at noon, but also unveil a first-look of his menu, which he describes as refined yet improvisational, highly seasonal and eclectic.These are...
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  • August 29, 2016

    Executive Chef Stephen Gillanders Welcomes New York City’s Jonah Reider to Intro

     Beginning Thursday, September 15Reservations for Limited Seating Communal Supper Club Experience Will Be Made Available to Intro Email List Subscribers CHICAGO – Intro welcomes Jonah Reider, of New York City's Pith, to Chicago for a limited one-month engagement. Working under the mentorship of Executive Chef Stephen Gillanders, Reider—a cook, event curator and entrepreneur who opened his own restaurant out of his dorm room at Columbia University—will begin on Thursday, September...
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