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Recent News Items

  • June 22, 2017

    The Best Frozen Treats to Cool down with This Summer

    (The Best Frozen Treats to Cool down with This Summer, Michigan Ave, June 22, 2017)

    Given the warm temperatures Chicago has faced lately, staying cool has become paramount to surviving the season. From a Dippin' Dots-esque whiskey cocktail to frozen yogurt that goes beyond the usual suspects, here are five satisfying—and wholly cool—ways to beat the heat this summer.

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  • June 21, 2017

    The Rice Krispies Treat Goes Postmodern

    (The Rice Krispies Treat Goes Postmodern, Chicago Magazine, June 21, 2017)

    1. Salted and Buttered Popcorn

    A savory blast of movie-theater-style popcorn is marshmallow’s ideal match, producing easily the best flavor combo of the bunch. $3. Summer House Santa Monica, 1954 N. Halsted St.

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  • June 19, 2017

    5 Old-School Steakhouses in Chicago

    (5 Old-School Steakhouses in Chicago, Zagat Chicago, June 11, 2017)

    Chicago is right up there with New York City and Washington, DC, as one of the country’s quintessential steakhouse cities. Despite the onslaught of hot new restaurants that continue to broaden Chicago’s dining scene, the steakhouse tradition is alive and well, anchored by a handful of time-worn gems. Here are five old-school steakhouses you need to check out (or revisit) in Chicago. 

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  • June 19, 2017

    The 7 Best Restaurant to Eat Pasta in D.C.

    (The 7 Best Restaurant to Eat Pasta in D.C., Spoon University, June 17, 2017)

    Visit these places to satisfy your carb-loading fantasies when in the District.

    I think I probably started eating pasta before eating baby food. Maybe that is a hyperbole my momma told me, but I like to believe it. Pasta is a vital part of my diet that I do not think I could ever cut out. Since going to college, my goal has been to find the best pasta in D.C. for me to stuff my face with angel hair and tortellini.

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