1. Construction Zone
    Three Floyd’s, Revolution Brewing Start ConstructionWe 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.
  2. In The Year 2012
    Chicago Food Snob Gazes Into Crystal Ball For 2012 Dining PredictionsAfter 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?
  3. Coming Soon
    Broad Shoulders Brewing Coming To South Loop Summer 2012Something’s brewing in South Loop’s “Motor Row” (and we like it).
  4. Coming Soon
    Bang Bang Pie Shop Sweetens Humboldt Park This JanuaryA slice of what’s to come from Humboldt Park’s Bang Bang Pie Shop.
  5. Hangover Prevention
    Where To Nurse Your New Year’s Day HangoverA few of our favorite spots that will be accommodating the pained, hungover faces of New Year’s Day.
  6. Coming Soon
    Billy Corgan Makes Foray Into Suburban Dining With 1930s Chinese Tea HouseFormer Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is gearing up for a new project: a 1930s Chinese-style tea house—in Highland Park.
  7. Comebacks
    Legendary South Side Pie Company Makes A ComebackGood news for old school Chicagoans: legendary pie company Fasano’s Pies is making a comeback.
  8. Neighborhood Watch
    Shuck Some Oysters, Kiss Clarendon Hills Restaurant Maijean GoodbyePlus: Where to celebrate the last night of Hanukkah, Richie Farina carves up some ice, and more.
  9. Best Of 2011
    Chicago Food Experts Pick Top 2011 Dining SpotsEater 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.
  10. Best Of 2011
    The Way We Were: Looking Back On 2011 Chicago DiningFrom the sizzling burgers to the juiciest drama, we look back on what defined Chicago dining in 2011.
  11. Quickfire Challenges
    Spiaggia Hosts ‘Top Chef’ Throwdown Jan. 21Top Chef’s Sarah Grueneberg is about to get hit with another quickfire challenge against a fellow Top Cheffer—her boss.
  12. Coming Soon
    Ryan Poli Says Tavernita Will Open After New Year, Promises It Won’t Be ‘Clubby’Ryan Poli talks to Eater about his Spanish roots and how that will translate into his forthcoming restaurant Tavernita.
  13. Best Of 2011
    Doughnuts, Tripe Tacos, Make Serious Eats Chicago Best Bites ListSerious Eats Chicago rolls out its list of best bites for 2011.
  14. New Year’s Eve Guide
    Where To Eat, Drink, and Party in Chicago on New Year’s EveLeave the planning and the party aftermath to the professionals by hitting up these solid NYE dinner parties around Chicago.
  15. Super Chefs
    Miramar Bistro Chef Gabriel Viti Climbs the Seven Summits, May Be Super HumanCooking, climbing mountains, swimming the English Channel—all in a day’s work for one Highwood chef.
  16. Now Playing
    Watch Some Michelin-Rated Drama With New Documentary Three StarsGerman 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.
  17. NYE Guide
    What To Drink This NYE, Courtesy of Somm Jason Wagner of Forthcoming RMNew Year’s Eve drinking made easy thanks to the help of sommelier Jason Wagner from forthcoming RM Champagne Salon.
  18. Reopenings
    Cyrano’s Bistrot Goes Locavore With Revamped Concept Cyrano’s Farm & KitchenCyrano’s hits a mid-life crisis and does the reconcepting thing in 2012.
  19. The Other Critics
    Ruby Reminds Us Arun’s Exists, Sula Thinks Ripasso Needs a Pinch of SaltPlus: In the recent wave of burger joints, Crain’s does a face off between an old and new establishment.
  20. Lists
    Next, Nightwood Make F&W’s Editor Picks For 2011 Best RestaurantsFood & Wine gives mad props to two Chicago restaurants in their 2011 best new restaurants round-up.
  21. Coming Soon
    Rancics Unveil Name For LEYE Italian RestaurantNot to be confused with RL, RM, or RJ Grunts, the Rancics have decided to name their restaurant RPM Italian.
  22. Gift Guide
    Last Minute Gifts For Chicago Food ObsessivesLast minute gifts for every procrastinator.
  23. Lists
    GQ Likes One Chicago Bar For ‘New Wave Cocktails’Specifically, the Aviary.
  24. Beer
    Frontera Grill Taps Two New Goose Island Collaboration Beers TonightFrontera gets two new custom beers tonight. Get ‘em while you can.
  25. Media
    Kate Bernot Takes Over Blackboard Eats ChicagoFormer Feastling Kate Bernot has been tapped for newish deal site Blackboard Eats Chicago.
  26. Hannukkah
    Where to Get Your Hanukkah EatsNoshes for eight matzo-filled nights.
  27. Christmas
    Ugly-Sweater Parties Still Popular, Where To Find ThemGrab your own and hit one of these upcoming parties.
  28. For Sale
    Need a 16-foot Sign? Bleeding Heart Bakery Is Selling One For a GrandIf you have 16-feet of wall space and a strong desire to hold onto restaurant memorabilia, you have one week to place your bid.
  29. Openings
    Garrett Popcorn Opens Chatham Outpost With Free Popcorn on ThursdayGarrett’s opens its first neighborhood pop-shop on the South Side.
  30. First Look
    First Look at Acadia, the South Loop’s New Stunner, Opening TomorrowA look at Ryan McCaskey’s very beautiful addition to the South Loop.
  31. Closings
    Prairie Fire Closing Abruptly TomorrowChicago loses a farm-to-table treasure.
  32. Neighborhood Watch
    Everything Must Go at Bleeding Heart Bakery; South Loop Getting a Pastry ShopPlus: Chicago’s best hot chocolate and Graham Elliot’s new winter menu.
  33. New Year’s Eve
    The $3,000 Next Dinner Reservation Does ExistThe mythical $3,000 Next kitchen table becomes a reality on New Year’s Eve.
  34. Deals
    Free Korean Fried Chicken Alert!Crisp is giving away free chicken, y’all!
  35. Truckin’
    Chicago Gets Its Own Indian-Themed Food Truck, Curry CruiserIntroducing Chicago’s latest food truck, Curry Cruiser.
  36. Bookshelf
    Which Chicago-Related Food Books Should Be on Your Holiday Must-Read List?Going home for the holidays can get tiresome pretty quickly. Kill some time with these Chicago food books.
  37. Openings
    Isolated Elston Strip Gets Elaborate Social Club Estate Ultra BarIf people are willing to eat outside next to the Fulton Market, they might like it here, too!