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What to pick at Goose Island's Bourbon County Brand Stout release on Black Friday

Instead of waiting in line at all the big-box stores and getting a TV on Black Friday, wouldn't you rather wait in line for beer? Really, really good …

92-year-old Mary Kafka on Queen Mary, her new namesake bar

Mary Kafka, 92, has many memories of running a bar at 2125 W. Division St. with her husband in the '70s, including doing up her hair and pouring "expensive whiskey" for her customers.<p>Wicker Park was much different then — few businesses, a lot of crime — but Kafka was proud of her tavern. It was …

Dos Urban Cantina now serving Mexican eats in Logan Square

If there's an heir apparent to Charlie Trotter, might that person be Rick Bayless? What I mean is a chef figurehead whose underlings went on to become stars on their own. Paul Kahan came from Bayless' kitchen. Anselmo Ramirez, a longtime line cook at Frontera Grill and Topolobampo, is making waves …

Avec May Expand Upstairs After One Off Hospitality Buys Building

Could Avec, one of Chicago's most-revered and sometimes most-cramped restaurants, be heading toward an expansion? Earlier this year, the first-floor restaurant expanded by starting lunch service, but now there's word they could physically expand into the upstairs of their existing building. <b>One Off</b> …

Know Your Bartender: Mony Bunni at Queen Mary Tavern

Bartender Mony Bunni, who grew up outside Chicago and moved to the city “the very second” she could at 19, was at Sable Kitchen & Bar for five and a …

Stroll Through BeefBelly, Preserving Chicago's Italian Beef Tradition While Forging New Ground

Take a stroll through <b>BeefBelly</b>, the Jefferson Park spot that hopes to challenge what Chicagoans expect from an Italian beef sandwich. These beefs come in a variety of flavors, and owner Steve O'Brien, who also runs BrgrBelly in Portage Park (formerly LeadBelly Burgers), wants this new restaurant to …

Guide to Chicago's food trucks

Chicago has 60+ food trucks, a number that's rapidly growing, thanks to rules getting a bit easier for food truck vendors—though there's still a long …