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Sweetgreen Opens Salad Restaurant in Shrewsbury NJ, Shore’s First Location

SHREWSBURY — Popular salad chain Sweetgreen opens today, August 2, at The Grove at Shrewsbury, its first Jersey Shore location. Sweetgreen leases 2,680 square feet at 575 Broad St., part of what was once Victoria’s Secret, and features indoor dining space and a seasonal patio for outdoor dining. The remaining …

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A garden full of wonders in Quebec

BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS With over six million flowers expertly sculpted into animals, birds, fish and people by 100 horticulturists, the garden to visit in 2022 is in Quebec City. “Once Upon a Time—The Earth” created by Mosaicultures Internationales de Montréal is located in the glorious Parc du Bois de …

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The Salt Shed, Chicago’s newest music venue, opens next week at Morton Salt’s site along North Branch

GOOSE ISLAND — Concerts begin Tuesday outside the former Morton Salt Warehouse on the North Fork of the Chicago River near Goose Island, the first scheduled lineup at the site before a concert hall opens in room planned for early next year. The Salt Shed, 1357 N. Elston Ave., is …

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Sundays on State returns for the second year

CHICAGO (SCS) — Sundays on State is back for its second year – this time with an expanded footprint, stretching from Lake Street to Monroe along State Street. The organizers have big goals for the summer street festival. State Sundays are, of course, about people going out and having fun, …

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Lesbian cocktail bar Dorothy reopens this weekend under Split-Rail in a Ukrainian village

UKRAINIAN VILLAGE — A 70s-themed lesbian cocktail bar is reopening — for the second time — in the basement of a Ukrainian Village restaurant and art gallery this weekend. Dorothy, 2500 W. Chicago Ave., will reopen on Saturday in a renovated space under the Split-Rail restaurant and The Martin art …

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Restaurant patrons’ biggest pet peeve when dining out

‘Have you been here before?’ We have all been to a restaurant like this. There is something unique about the dining experience and they feel compelled to explain the process. For Manilow, this only complicates matters. We know how it’s going to work: we’ll review the menu, we’ll order food, …

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8 Must-Try Restaurants and Bars in Naperville

Located just west of Chicago, Naperville is a cute suburb full of bars, restaurants, and good times. There’s definitely plenty to do and a ton of places to visit. If you don’t know where to start, try one (or all) of these best bars and restaurants in Naperville this summer! …

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Best beach trips from DC, Chicago and New York

Comment this story Comment While cities offer us culture, nightlife, food and architecture, they are hot and crowded in the warmer months. Our summer dreams are made of coasts, not city centers. A hotel or public pool can be a good quick fix, but nothing beats the ocean breeze or …

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The Return of the Italian Food Corridor – NBC Chicago

Chicago has several pockets of Italian culture: the original Little Italy on Taylor Street, as well as the West 24 neighborhoode Street and Oakley Avenue as well as part of North Harlem Avenue. Food Guy Steve Dolinsky of NBC 5 says there was also a busy hallway along Grand Avenue …

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Crowds head to downtown Highland Park to show support for shops and restaurants that had to close after the massacre

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (CBS) — Crowds stroll through downtown Highland Park – showing their support as they shop for groceries and small businesses and eat at local restaurants. Many of these businesses were forced to close for a week, following the July 4 parade massacre. Now they are reopening and …

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Developers are trying new tactics to save suburban business havens

Nestled in suburban foliage, spacious corporate campuses symbolized much of American life: car addiction, the desire to get away from the crowds and urban desolation, the tendency of business leaders to build a monument to their idea of ​​efficiency and putting the competition to shame while they’re at it. Over …

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Scammers target Chicago restaurant with one-star reviews and demand money

Internet scammers target numerous Chicago restaurants, leave one-star reviews on their Google profiles, and then demand money to make them go away. Suspicious one-star reviews have appeared on the profiles of a number of the city’s acclaimed restaurants, new and old, including Adalina, EL Ideas, Elske, Ever, Galit, Next Restaurant, …

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Des Moines ranked among the top 20 barbecue restaurants nationally

Des Moines is among the top 20 cities in the United States for eating barbecue, according to a new online ranking. Iowa’s capital ranked 19th out of 200 cities surveyed for LawnStarter’s “Best BBQ Towns in America” ​​list. Cities were ranked from best to worst based on access, quality, barbecue …

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“If there’s one haunted place in Chicago, it’s the Congress Hotel” – The Columbia Chronicle

Photo by Mikaela Helane. Editor’s note: This article is from the award-winning Echo magazine in the Communications department. Whether bloody, transparent, or floating in a whirlwind of white, ghosts hover over folklore, literature, and film. For real-life ghost hunter and Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tour guide Tony Szabelski, ghosts creep through …

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Steve Carell Recalls The Time He Served His Lookalike Alice Cooper At A Chicago Restaurant

By Corey Atad. 5 minutes ago Steve Carell definitely sees the resemblance between him and Alice Cooper. On Tuesday night, the “Space Force” star appeared on “The Tonight Show,” where host Jimmy Fallon opened up about the actor and rock star being lookalikes. ALSO: John Krasinski reunites with ‘The Office’ …

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Lombard couple featured in new Food Network series ‘Me or the Menu’ – Shaw Local

Can a Lombard couple’s relationship survive the stress of starting a new food truck business together? Viewers will find out with Food Network’s new docuseries “Me or the Menu” premiering Thursday, June 30. Lombard’s Kathleen Murray and Nate Albert are one of four restaurant couples whose lives in Houston, Brooklyn …

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A History of Chicago’s Tallest Building

The Willis Tower was built with state-of-the-art technology and an ageless chutzpah, a word that could translate to an intoxicating feeling of omnipotence. When planning for what was originally called Sears Tower – a name many still use – began, the company had 350,000 employees. Half of American households had …

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The new restaurants, bars and activities of Lake Geneva

Restaurants and bars of Lake Geneva Lake City Social 111, rue du Centre, Lake Geneva Lake City Social opened last spring and offers everything from craft beers and specialty cocktails to Wisconsin-style burgers and shrimp. It is located inside the cove of Lake Geneva and is open daily from 11 …

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Naperville restaurant is changing the lives of people with special needs

Naperville restaurant employs people with special needs and changes lives The secret ingredient to a new Naperville restaurant is the staff, as more than half of its employees have special needs. NAPERVILLE, Ill. – The secret ingredient to a new Naperville restaurant is the staff, as more than half of …

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Black Americans Living Abroad Reflect on Juneteenth | Radio WGN 720

BANGKOK (AP) — As the United States marks only the second federally recognized Juneteenth, black Americans living abroad have embraced the holiday as a day of reflection and an opportunity to educate people of their host country on black history. President Joe Biden moved quickly last year to federally recognize …

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Illinois House candidate Thomas Maillard distances himself from gaming director Michael Bond who lost Waukegan casino offer

Most resumes grow over time. State legislative candidate Thomas Maillard has declined over the past two years. Disappeared from his LinkedIn page: his work for former senator Michael Bond’s video game company. In 2020 – when he was a top aide to Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham – Maillard’s page stated …

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Juneteenth 2022 in Chicago: ‘1619: The Journey of a People, the Musical’ and more events

In 2018, Ted Williams III, professor of political science at City Colleges of Chicago, decided to take a sabbatical at the right time. The Ashburn resident spent his free time thinking about how to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of African Americans in America. The first instinct, as …

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New law to protect restaurants from misleading delivery services

CHICAGO — A new law sponsored by State Sen. Emil Jones (D-Chicago) that will protect restaurants, bars and other businesses from deceptive delivery services was signed into law Friday. “Restaurants have long been victims of deceptive delivery services that take advantage of and profit from the company’s hard work,” Jones …

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Questionable Tribune hot dog recipes over the years

Although the Chicago-style hot dog is arguably the best hot dog in the country, for most of the 20th century, Tribune reporters and recipe writers mostly acted deeply embarrassed by the dish. “Americans in general and housewives in particular are failing in their duty to the hot dog,” begins a …

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Property insurance does not cover restaurant ‘physical loss’ due to COVID-19

Based on the judge’s score, restaurants that bring COVID-19 business interruption cases against insurance companies have not beaten so far. (Photo: Mehaniq/Shutterstock) Courts continue to rule that businesses cannot recoup their financial losses from shutdowns during the pandemic under their professional liability policies. Judge Britt Grant’s opinion for the United …

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Beautiful Chicago Historic Homes For Sale – Chicago Magazine

Someone once told me on Twitter that “nostalgia is poison for cities”. While it’s important for cities to grow and progress, I’m not sure Rome, Venice, and pretty much the whole world would have survived without the power of tourism. This is also true for Chicago, a city that likes …

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Chef Michael Lachowicz unveils new George Three, Barking

In April, chef Michael Lachowicz took to Facebook to announce a “seismic shift” at his two acclaimed restaurants in Winnetka, Barking and George Three. “A catapult-like thrust forward is needed,” he wrote, with “complete disregard for tire makers, New York aristocratic culinary royalty, or ratings of any kind outside of …

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RTS and Rethink Food announce a partnership to prevent food waste and fight food insecurity

The two mission-driven organizations partner to rescue excess food and provide meals to food-insecure families NEW YORK, May 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Rethink food and RecycleTrack Systems, Inc. (RTS) today announced a strategic and operational partnership to help divert viable surplus food stocks into New York City away from landfills …

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Mike Copeland: Castillo 100th restaurants; New QT; room scholarships; Food halls; Overview of building permits | Local business news

Texas now has more Fortune 500 headquarters than any other state, with its 53 surpassing New York’s 51 and California’s 50, according to a press release from the office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Abbott credited the state’s “business-friendly climate and skilled labor force”, with no corporate or personal income …

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Daniel Rose’s First LA Restaurant: Why It’s French Basque

In July, a bit of the Basque Country arrives in downtown Los Angeles in the form of a long-simmered chicken with Espelette pepper; green peppers stuffed with shallots, rice and cinnamon; and grilled duck breast with vine scraps and cherries. In a way, the European coastal region is, says Daniel …

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A quality bar from Bangers & Lace Crew will open on Diversey Avenue in Logan Square

LOGAN SQUARE – A neighborhood bar is coming to a hot stretch of Diversey Avenue from Logan Square. Chicago-based Footman Hospitality, the group behind many popular bars and restaurants on the Northwest Side, including Bangers & Lace, Bucktown Pub and Spilled Milk, is opening Quality Time Bar at 2934 W. …

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Pheasant Run Resort fire investigation expected to last for weeks – Chicago Tribune

State officials are working with St. Charles Police and Fire Department to determine the cause of the massive fire at the former Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles over the weekend, with the investigation expected to last several weeks. The resort’s main lobby, its Bourbon Street area and the A, …

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Cooking Oil Saver OiLCchef, Inspires Restaurant Owners with Hope and Saves 50% on Deep Fryer Oil Purchases at the NRA Show in Chicago

Eco-Friendly Options for the Foodservice Industry CEO and Sons at Expo Chicago 2022 OiLCChef provides the food service industry with an innovative and environmentally friendly device to save 50% on cooking oil in fryers, which doubles the life of frying oil Save 50% on cooking oil purchases for your deep …

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What McDonald’s Could Do Next in Russia

“It’s clear that this crisis is far from over,” Kempczinski said on the call. “With an ever-changing situation, we are analyzing our options and expect to provide clear guidance to investors and other stakeholders no later than the end of the second quarter.” Kempczinski declined to tell investors more about …

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Cubs’ Seiya Suzuki: Padres’ Yu Darvish ‘good influence’ and ‘superstar’

SAN DIEGO — Padres pitcher Yu Darvish couldn’t help but take at least one shot when he hosted Cubs outfielder Seiya Suzuki in San Diego this week: “Hey, do you like the hot weather here?” In free agency this spring, Suzuki chose the Cubs, Darvish’s former team, over the Padres. …

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Atlanta Restaurant Guide: Pizza

Pizza is affordable, hassle-free food for all occasions. He can feed a crowd and moves well. It’s a meal in itself, and it’s satisfying any time of the day, even as cold breakfast leftovers. We’ve long been a pizza-loving nation, but no more so than during the pandemic. In 2020, …

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Chicago’s Sunda New Asian Restaurant Celebrates Native Asian American Hawaiian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

CHICAGO (WLS) – Sunda New Asian is celebrating Asian American Indian, Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month throughout May with special menu items that can be enjoyed in the venue to eat, the large patio or by delivery. Sunda New Asian is an award-winning restaurant concept offering elevated Southeast Asian …

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Mother’s Day ‘is everyday’ for Martha Stewart – Chicago Tribune

It was ten years ago, in March 2012, when I walked with Martha Stewart in the ballroom of the Peabody Hotel during the 45th annual Pillsbury Bake-Off held in Orlando, Florida. We discussed many topics, from recipes from our own mothers and the fame of my hometown Indiana peppermint harvest, …

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Things to do in Miami: Estrella Damm Culinary Journey

That incomparable Spanish flair in Miami this month? You can thank iconic Barcelona brewer Estrella Damm for making this possible. Each year, the Spanish brewer partners with many Miami chefs and restaurants, encouraging them to create special menus and tastings that pair beautifully with Estrella Damm’s lager. It’s known as …

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For Black-Owned Businesses, Pandemic Shutdowns Followed by Resurgence

Placeholder while loading article actions The rib and whiskey bar that Terri Evans opened in Chicago’s South Loop with her 401(k) savings attracted mostly tourists and convention-goers — until the coronavirus pandemic and stay-at-home orders swept the countries from March 2020. Evans worried about keeping his 12 full-time employees on …

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Former Idaho lawmaker convicted of raping intern – NBC Chicago

A former Idaho lawmaker was found guilty on Friday of raping a 19-year-old legislative intern after a dramatic trial in which the young woman fled the witness box during a testimony by saying “I can’t do that”. The intern told a Statehouse supervisor that Aaron von Ehlinger raped her in …

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US economy shrinks, threats loom, but growth set to last – NBC Chicago

The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year and faces threats of high inflation and rising interest rates, but economists predict a return to growth for the rest of the year. 2022 based on the strength of the labor market and consumer spending. The first quarterly …

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New Restaurant Coming to Downtown Aurora Stems from Farmer’s Market Success – Chicago Tribune

Alicia Butron has been cooking and selling empanadas for nine years. But for the first time, she’ll be doing it from her own restaurant – in downtown Aurora. Alice’s Corner, 37 W. New York St., along an area sometimes referred to as restaurant row, is expected to open in the …

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Comings and Goings: Career Developments in Associations

Career moves are common in the nonprofit industry. There are several leadership changes this month, including Lynne Osmond becoming the first woman to lead Choose Chicago, Lew Sherr moving into the leadership position of the US Tennis Association, and Michelle Korsmo taking the helm. of the National Restaurant Association. In …

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Firenze Italian Street Food expands to Wicker Park, bringing Schiacciata flatbread sandwiches to Division Street

WICKER PARK – An Italian sandwich shop with bread baked on site opens on the border of Wicker Park and the Ukrainian village. Firenze, 2121 W. Division St., offers sandwiches made with schiacciata, a popular flatbread found in Florence, Italy, which gives the restaurant its name. Options range from turkey …

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US Seafood Imports Fuel Russia’s War Machine

A US ban on seafood imports from Russia following its invasion of Ukraine was meant to sap billions of dollars from Vladimir Putin’s war machine. It didn’t work that way. Loopholes in import regulations mean pollock, salmon and crab caught by Russia are likely to enter the United States anyway …

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Datz, the restaurant in Tampa, offers comfort food like the Cheesy Todd

Tampa, Florida – When Suzanne Perry and her husband, Roger, moved to the Tampa Bay area, they found themselves with more free time. This gave them the opportunity to realize their dream of opening a great restaurant. And “Datz” exactly what they did. Datz Restaurant is inspired by historic Midwestern …

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Philadelphia chef Michael Solomonov launches New York comeback with Israeli restaurant Buzzy Laser Wolf

Philadelphia celebrity chef and restaurateur Michael Solomonov is making a comeback in New York — and this time he’s embarking on a full-fledged restaurant. Solomonov is expanding his hit Laser Wolf, a fiery Israeli grill that has topped national lists of the best since opening in Philadelphia two years ago. …

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Chicago Joe’s Auction: “Everything is sold”

Chicago history aficionados and lovers of the now-closed Chicago Joe’s still have the opportunity to bring home a piece of the beloved restaurant. Almost every item that adorned the interior – or exterior – will be auctioned off at the end of the month. The building at 2256 W. Irving …

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Here are 23 newly acclaimed spots – NBC Chicago

Twenty-three Chicago restaurants have earned Michelin’s seal of culinary excellence, as the star-studded list was announced this week. The coveted Michelin designation is based on a number of factors, from the restaurant’s cuisine to the chef’s techniques. Among the group that won stars, Alinea topped the list with three – …

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Chicago restaurant Josephine’s Cooking hasn’t paid property taxes in 12 years, the Cook County Land Bank Authority stopped anyone from doing so through a tax sale

Josephine’s Cooking is a South Side institution popular among soul food fans and politicians, but records show it hasn’t paid its property taxes in 12 years. In total, the owners – “Mother” Josephine Wade and her son Victor Love – owe more than $500,000 in taxes and penalties. As a …

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New Ranking Shows Chicago’s Best Pizza, Featuring Lou Malnati’s and Giordano’s Not Making the Cut – NBC Chicago

From deep dish to thin crust, Chicagoans have always debated which place had the best pizza in town, and a new ranking has narrowed it down. In a new list from Tasting Table, Chicago pizzerias were ranked from No. 1 to No. 10, although classic chains like Lou Malnati and …

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Search for burglars who broke into restaurants, stealing booze from Loop to Lincoln Park

CHICAGO (CBS) – Police on Monday asked for the public’s help in locating a group of burglars who broke into restaurants and stole alcohol in the city centre, River North, Gold Coast and Lincoln Park. In each incident, the thieves smashed the glass of a side or back door of …

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Police announce 6 dead and at least 9 injured in Sacramento shooting

California police say six people are dead and at least nine others were injured after a shooting in downtown Sacramento. The Sacramento Police Department said the shooting happened early Sunday morning. Video posted to Twitter showed people running down the street as the sound of rapid gunfire could be heard …

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A hand-cut donut favorite reopens in Chatham and four more openings you need to know about

Chicago’s hospitality industry knows the unpredictable nature of the city’s spring weather well and stays fearless, enjoying the occasional sunny and warm days while preparing for a busy summer season. Here are some of the restaurants that have opened — or reopened — their dining rooms, patios and take-out display …

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Summary “Before I die”: episode 2

Before dying airs Sundays at 9:00 p.m. and is available to stream. WTTW Passport members can now stream the entire show. Recap the previous episode. Sean’s murder has made investigating his disappearance a top priority for the police, but Hannah, Billy and Tina still fear an escape. Tina feels she …

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Joe Flamm’s Rose Mary will celebrate surviving the pandemic with a special birthday dinner

For Joe Flamm, there have been many times since April 2021 where he doubted his Fulton Market restaurant, Rose Mary, would survive the pandemic. Worries are nothing new for restaurants trying to survive the tumultuous first year; few break even under normal conditions. But COVID has added extra layers with …

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Immersive Frida Kahlo Experience Kicks Off Chicago Restaurant Week

City council approves new casino committee despite… 23 minutes ago Pervis Spann is remembered as a pioneer of revolutionary music… 35 minutes ago NATO: 7,000 to 15,000 Russian soldiers dead in Ukraine 37 minutes ago Willie Wilson, officials are planning a $1 million gas giveaway… 50 minutes ago Proviso District …

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Where is the action? It’s always Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Second-generation Vegas bookmaker Kenny White recalls vivid scenes from his side of the counter, a beautiful scoreboard with games and corresponding odds behind him in different colors. “My favorite question was people coming in and asking, ‘Are these games being played today? That was question number one. …

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Chicago restaurants vying for top James Beard awards | Chicago News

(James Beard Foundation/Facebook) The James Beard Award nominations were announced Wednesday and provided a much-needed dose of good news for Chicago chefs and restaurants, who were announced as finalists in several high-profile categories. The awards will be presented on June 13 at a ceremony to be held at the Lyric …

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2 dead after gas explosion at popular Mexican resort: officials – NBC Chicago

A gas tank exploded Monday at a beachfront restaurant on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, killing two restaurant workers and injuring 18 people, authorities said. The restaurant is in a popular tourist area in the resort town of Playa del Carmen, south of Cancun, and three of the injured were apparently customers, …

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New Development Bringing More Retail to Northwest Indiana, Including More Upscale Stores | Northwest Indiana Commercial Securities

Northwest Indiana continued to attract new retail businesses in 2021, even as the sector was reshaped by e-commerce. The region’s retail sector has grown in importance. Long home to Indiana’s second-largest enclosed mall after Castleton Square Mall in Indianapolis, northwest Indiana has become a retail hub that draws shoppers from …

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Russian restaurant in Chicago debates name change amid online hate

In the United States, restaurants selling Russian food or products have faced online hate. Russian Tea Time in Chicago received threatening phone calls. The owner told Insider that she is considering changing the property’s name for the safety of her staff. Loading Something is loading. Two to three people call …

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Former employee sues Ace Hotel, alleging defamation and corporate negligence

When Claire Henry started working as Director of Marketing and Programming at Chicago’s Ace Hotel shortly after it opened in Fulton Market in the fall of 2017, she was excited about the possibility of creating a space where all kinds of people could come together to enjoy music, art and …

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Skokie Village Council Approves New Sales Tax for Old Orchard Mall – NBC Chicago

Shoppers will pay even more to shop at a popular suburban mall. Skokie Village Council on Monday approved an additional 1% sales tax for the Old Orchard shopping centre. The tax, according to village officials, is intended to “help modernize and revitalize the center”. Council members called the property “rundown”, …

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A note on how to report armadillos in Illinois, a well-photographed Cooper’s hawk, and thoughts on record-breaking smallmouth bass and northern pike in Illinois are among Chicago’s notes outside and beyond.

The notes come from outside Chicago and beyond. LAST WORD “If you have recently seen an armadillo in Illinois, please REPORT the sighting to IDNR at this link [wildlifeillinois.org/gallery/mammals/other-mammals/armadillo/]. Thank you.” My favorite social media post from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, February 19 on Facebook Cooper’s Hawk of …

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Andros Taverna is Hosting a Fundraiser in Honor of the Historic District’s Greek Restaurant, Terminal

In honor of the historic Terminal restaurant, which operated in Logan Square from 1911 until the 1970s, Andros Taverna will host Terminal Night on March 14 with a special Mezze Monday menu, as well as a cocktail menu with contributions from some of the restaurants and current favorite bars of …

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A new English football pub and chic upstairs cocktail bar are coming soon to Lincoln Park

The veteran publicans and spouses behind one of Chicago’s top football bars are set to launch a new English-style tavern this month, bringing their popular take on the country’s pub culture to the edge of Lincoln Park. Partners Jamie Hale and Julia Shell are aiming for an early March opening …

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“It’s like lifting a weight”

Chicago unmasked on day one: Restaurant owners and customers react to being maskless Matthew Gutowski, one of Replay’s leaders in Andersonville, says it’s a relief not having to check people’s vaccination status. CHICAGO – Matthew Gutowski, one of Replay’s leaders in Andersonville, says it’s a relief not having to check …

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“Ukrainians, the world is with you”: Chicago’s Tea Time Russian restaurant denounces the invasion of Ukraine and the policy of the Russian government

CHICAGO (CBS Chicago/CBS News) — The owners of the downtown Russian Tea Time restaurant issued a statement this week denouncing the invasion of Ukraine and the policies of the Russian government. The letter said: “Dear patrons and friends of the RTT, “We are heartbroken by the recent news; our thoughts …

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The Landmark Miller Bakery Cafe to be relaunched with a new coffee bar concept | Northwest Indiana Commercial Securities

McGowan & Sons, a seafood market in Valparaiso, has expanded its operations to include cooking classes, a new take-out menu, lobster rolls, wine tastings and fish fries on Fridays. The business located at 1607 Burlington Beach Road specializes in fresh seafood, including catch of the day, meal kits and freshly …

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Covid-19 and vaccine news: live updates

A CareCube testing site in Park Slope, Brooklyn, in November 2020.Credit…Dave Sanders for The New York Times A Brooklyn-based group of doctors is facing a class action lawsuit accusing it of charging hundreds of dollars for coronavirus tests to New Yorkers who thought they were getting them for free. The …

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Chicago Alderman aims to get tough on crime by introducing tougher liquor license requirements – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago alderman is taking action to crack down on crime in the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods by introducing an ordinance to make it harder for bad businesses to get liquor licenses. This comes after two shootings at a nightclub called the Point. READ MORE: Concern …

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‘Chicago Tonight’ in your neighborhood: Ukrainian village | Chicago News

Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne designated the Ukrainian Village as an official neighborhood in 1983. Nestled in Chicago’s West Town community area, it has long been an enclave for Ukrainian Americans and other Europeans. ‘Is. Today, the neighborhood’s main corridor on Chicago Avenue is filled with Ukrainian-owned businesses, shops, and restaurants. …

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Lakeview four apartments with huge apartments, 1910 interiors for sale

Completed in 1910 with a stately brick and stone exterior, the building was designed by Samuel Crowen, the architect of several industrial buildings in the Loop and West Loop, the Biograph Theater and several apartment buildings on the North Side. Crowen designed the Surf Street building, and a neighbor that …

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Not so fast: Lightfoot won’t put ‘artificial date’ on lifting mask, vaccination proof warrants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday she was not ready to ‘put an artificial date’ on Chicago’s mask lifting and proof of vaccination mandates – even though the city is making ‘significant progress’ in coping at the push of Omicron. When Governor Pritzker announced last week that he would lift his …

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Chim’s Thai Kitchen Brings the Love of Homemade, Authentic Cooking to Albany Park

ALBANY PARK — The owner of a new Thai restaurant developed a love of food from his mother’s cooking and now wants to share that passion with neighbors in Albany Park. Tony Sakmunwong opened Chim Thai Cuisine, 3254 W. Montrose Ave., late last month with a menu focused on traditional …

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City of Chicago mask mandate, evidence of vaccine requirements likely to end when Pritzker lifts Illinois mandate

CHICAGO (WLS) – Chicago health officials said they expect proof of the city’s vaccine requirement and indoor mask mandate to lift around the same time as those in the city. ‘State. Gov. JB Pritzker said he expects the state’s indoor mask mandate for places other than schools, hospitals and public …

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10 food trends that will disrupt the way we eat, cook and shop

4 Reading minutes The world of food is changing. Technology has invaded food in a big way, from meal delivery to social media to online shopping, and there’s no turning back. Investors too are in the midst of a huge love affair with all things food. (And long may it …

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NWI Business Ins and Outs: opening of Nisi Greek Taverna, La Dilla, Dunkin’ Donuts and Five Iron Golf; Casa Blanca closed | Northwest Indiana Commercial Securities

Five Iron Golf, an indoor golf and entertainment center, has just opened in Block37 in downtown Chicago. The new 11,000 square foot “entertainment” site offers interactive golf with high-tech golf simulators, entertainment and events. It features a restaurant with a chef-inspired menu and a full-service bar with craft cocktails and …

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New 2D restaurant now open in Lakeview takes over social media – NBC Chicago

Hand-drawn two-dimensional monochrome images cover a new Lakeview restaurant, which is making its mark on social media. The 2d restaurant, located at 3155 N. Halsted St., gave a soft opening Thursday, whipping up Pon de ring donuts, fried chicken and coffee for Chicagoans. Hundreds of thousands of people watched videos …

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Uno Pizzeria uses Chicago’s heritage to build a new prototype

It wasn’t the biggest cookie-cutter casual dining concept that Uno has transformed along the Northeast, hundreds of miles from the heart of Chicago. After being called Pizzeria Uno for several decades, the brand had undergone a menu expansion, implemented new designs, changed its name to Uno Chicago Grill and moved …

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Judge allows Minneapolis vaccine or test mandate to represent restaurants and bars

A Hennepin County judge has denied a request from a group of Minneapolis restaurant and bar owners asking the court to temporarily suspend enforcement of the city’s new requirement that customers show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative test. In a ruling filed Friday, Judge Laurie Miller …

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Chicago-based supplier for QC stores completes key expansion

Chicagoland Equipment & Supply (CES), a portfolio company of Cooper Management and a leading provider of equipment, supplies and services for the food industry, has acquired United Fast Food & Beverage Service (UFFB), a leading supplier of equipment and services for convenience stores and fast food restaurants. CES and UFFB …

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McDonald’s falls after profits hit by labor and commodity costs

McDonald’s said pandemic restrictions caused dining room closures in the quarter, and the company was seeing “increased pressure on labor availability and supply chain management” . Some locations have switched to take-out or drive-thru only, and comparable Chinese sales have been negative due to Covid outbreaks there. Get 4 weeks …

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Chicago’s Douglas Kim is an MGM sommelier and oversees 350,000 bottles of wine at Las Vegas resorts

LAS VEGAS – When he started at the Culinary Institute of America in 2004, Douglas Kim had every intention of becoming a chef. That was before he discovered how fascinating the study of wine could be thanks to a compulsory three-week course that put his career on a new trajectory. …

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Celebrities moving to Nashville include Kathie Lee Gifford, Maneet Chauhan

From celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan and Olympian Scott Hamilton to reality stars Kristin Cavallari and the Chrisleys, a brief look at the stars who have moved here recently Nationally known celebrities — who aren’t even country singers — are among recent waves of people flocking to Music City and the …

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Where you must show proof of COVID vaccination in Chicago, Cook County – NBC Chicago

Although top health officials are advising continued diligence around the pandemic, Chicago has likely passed the peak of the omicron variant COVID-19 and more people may be looking to get out in the city and surrounding suburbs this weekend. In Chicago and Cook County, a vaccination mandate remains in place, …

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2022 Chicago Auto Show Dates: First Look for Charity Gala to help raise funds ahead of annual event at McCormick Place

PRESS RELEASE (WLS) — The 2022 Chicago Auto Show is less than a month away and after a pandemic hiatus last year, this year’s First Look for Charity Gala is back. Here’s a look at what you can see and eat at this event that raises millions for charity. The …

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Next Chicago Bars and Restaurants You Need to Know

January 18 Bronzeville: The highly anticipated wine bar and restaurant Bronzeville Winery, co-owned by Eric Williams (Silver Room), has applied for a liquor license at 4420 S. Cottage Grove Avenue. Pandemic delays have pushed back an opening, but residents are eagerly awaiting a rare wine-focused spot south of Madison Street. …

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Companies cited for vaccination mandate, new CDC guidelines – NBC Chicago

Several Chicago businesses have received citations under the city’s new vaccination proof ordinance. Plus, from masking guidelines to travel advice, many are looking for the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois today: Do you …

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Vaccine requirement imposes itself in Boston bars and restaurants | Pennsylvania News

BOSTON (AP) — Patrons of restaurants, gyms and sports arenas in Boston had to prove on Saturday that they were at least partially inoculated against COVID-19 as the city rolls out a new policy to curb the spread of the virus. The vaccine requirement, announced last month, follows similar orders …

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Smoque BBQ celebrates 15 years with a sandwich for a special occasion

Smoque BBQ, the Eater 38-rated barbecue spot that opened in December 2006 in Old Irving Park, has never been very good at celebrating birthdays. Years passed, the two smokers continued to produce ribs, pulled pork and brisket, and Smoque’s reputation spread beyond Chicago – barbecue maven Steven Raichlen said his …

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Family meals took a hit during the pandemic

December is often a busy time for bars and restaurants. But the omicron variant, the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, has undermined those hopes in 2021. The holiday season has been canceled. Instead of going out to party, people stayed at home. But some restaurants have lost income from …

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