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Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Category: General Features

The tastes of summer: We asked local foodies for the best restaurant they visited in Chicago this summer

For lovers of craft beer and tacos, it doesn't get much better than Rick Bayless' new addition to his Mexican restaurant empire — Cruz...

The tastes of summer: We’ve got a few favorite spots to eat and drink outdoors in Chicago

With summer in full swing, we asked Real Chicagoans for their favorite places to eat and drink outside in the city

Playing favorites: One Chicagoan’s list of her top restaurant experiences in the city

At Avec, I never forget to order the chorizo-stuffed medjool dates, which are wrapped in bacon and end with a nice kick of spice.

Fun in the sun: What’s your expected highlight of the summer?

I'm a huge fan of the neighborhood festivals, especially Rib Fest on Lincoln Avenue in June and Market Days later in the summer in August.

#LiveBig at Windy City Strength & Conditioning: changing the way you work out, set goals, travel and attack life

The quality of your health determines the quality of your life — and nothing is more important than that.

Girls night out: Drinks, laughs and online dating talk with the ladies from Second City’s hit “#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment”

"I’m not going to write (on my profile) that I’m a health nut. What’s your build? 'Well, I’ve done Zumba, and I’m a little...

A Saturday well spent in Andersonville: plenty of food, shopping and culture

Hopleaf boasts a cozy ambience and unique sandwiches like the duck reuben or the goat sloppy joe — not to mention one of the better beer...

Spotlight on Bottle & Bottega: Plenty of wine, laughs and the painting of one male model

It's like I told my friends during my second glass, while erasing my guy's lopsided head for the fourth time: "My creativity comes out with...

Brunch bunch: A close-up look at a trio of favorite north-side brunch spots

Kanela's entrees, created by executive chef Don Penza, are delightfully varied, beautifully plated and huge.

Learning curve: Get out and explore some of Chicago’s lesser-known museums

It strives to showcase emerging artists, offering a variety of photography that focuses on everything from portraits to architecture and...