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The Big City Blog: Chicago Gourmet is an annual culinary tour de force that celebrates the city’s globally recognized food scene Sept. 24-29

By Trent Modglin Photos courtesy of Chicago Gourmet Originally founded by the Illinois Restaurant Association, the annual Chicago Gourmet...

We Ask, They Answer: Q&A with Chicago Architecture Center river cruise tour guide Lance Friedmann

The cruise is breathtaking — gliding through a canyon of skyscrapers is an unmatched experience. The docents’ stories vividly bring to...

Chicago Insider Etienne Padin on obscure museums, shopping in Andersonville and Maple & Ash

While in Logan Square catching a movie at the retro Logan Theatre, I enjoy dining at Cafe Con Leche — a Latin-fusion restaurant and...

The Big City Blog: From Christkindlmarket to Macy’s windows and Navy Pier’s Winter Wonderfest, here are the best Christmas and holiday activities around Chicago

The Christmas Around the World exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry features a four-story Grand Tree that is surrounded by a...

The Big City Blog: Scoping out some of Chicago’s best fall color destinations

Perhaps the epicenter for taking in the colors of the season in Chicago is Lincoln Park, in all its tree-filled splendor, nestled in...

The Big City Blog: The foodie paradise that is Chicago Gourmet runs Sept. 26-30

Chicago Gourmet has celebrity chefs headlining cooking demonstrations, an incredible lineup of food, wine, spirits and beer tastings, as...

Kids Corner: Looking for one more fun-filled day with the family in Chicago this summer? We’ve got ideas

Kids Corner: Looking for one more fun-filled day with the family in Chicago this summer? We've got ideas

Chicago Insider Michelle Fasano on dinner at Ada Street, jazz at the California Clipper and the rooftop at the Robey Hotel

The California Clipper is a speakeasy-style bar with live jazz music and a small dance floor. I feel transported to another time when I go...

Inside Scoop: Millennium Park music and movies, Wicker Park farmers market and the Field Museum’s new titanosaur

Inside Scoop: Millennium Park Summer Music Series, Wicker Park farmers market and the new titanosaur at the Field Museum

Chicago Insider John Barbaro on rooftop bars, Prime and Provisions and pouring beer at Tapster

I had a delightful experience at Prime and Provisions. I am admittedly a steak kind of guy, so I was set up for success. But their sides...