• We already know the best restaurants of the year, but Time Out Chicago's staff (Julia Kramer, David Tamarkin, Heather Shouse) give us 100 more reasons to eat out with their round-up of best bites and drinks of 2011. [TOC]...
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We love beer just as much as the next drunkard, so we're happy to see that two beloved brewpubs are expanding their facilities to keep the taps free flowing.
After suffering a full week of annual dining round-ups, we all have a good handle on what restaurants that might have missed the radar this year. So what's in store for 2012?
In case there weren't enough round-ups to savor the year, A.V. Club adds their two cents with a rundown of the best things their staff and contributors ate this year. The Doughnut Vault and Forever Yogurt were a hit with...
Something's brewing in South Loop's "Motor Row" (and we like it).
A slice of what's to come from Humboldt Park's Bang Bang Pie Shop.
A few of our favorite spots that will be accommodating the pained, hungover faces of New Year's Day.
Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is gearing up for a new project: a 1930s Chinese-style tea house—in Highland Park.
Good news for old school Chicagoans: legendary pie company Fasano's Pies is making a comeback.
Plus: Where to celebrate the last night of Hanukkah, Richie Farina carves up some ice, and more.
Somehow we missed this gem from Chicagoist about Danny's doorman Stephen Sowley's Tumblr-fueled lamenting about "the assholes" that have infiltrated the hipster bar in his past six years of working there (Ugh! Our business is thriving because we didn't realize...
Eater is running an end of year round-up with local food experts (including yours truly) dishing on their favorite restaurants from top newcomers to regular standbys.
From the sizzling burgers to the juiciest drama, we look back on what defined Chicago dining in 2011.
Top Chef's Sarah Grueneberg is about to get hit with another quickfire challenge against a fellow Top Cheffer—her boss.
Ryan Poli talks to Eater about his Spanish roots and how that will translate into his forthcoming restaurant Tavernita.
Serious Eats Chicago rolls out its list of best bites for 2011.
Leave the planning and the party aftermath to the professionals by hitting up these solid NYE dinner parties around Chicago.
Cooking, climbing mountains, swimming the English Channel—all in a day's work for one Highwood chef.
German filmmaker Lutz Hachmeister follows around nine three-star Michelin-rated chefs in their day-to-day lives, opening a window into the intense world of fine dining kitchens.
New Year's Eve drinking made easy thanks to the help of sommelier Jason Wagner from forthcoming RM Champagne Salon.