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A laid back, cash only place serving Mexican Street food. Known for their tacos, burritos and Gringas/Gringos. BYOB.

Goree Cuisine

Senegalese cuisine is West African food influenced by North African, French and Portuguese cuisines. While fish is prominent in Senegalese cooking, Goree also offers lamb, chicken and an abundance of vegetables.

The Portage

The Portage is a relaxed and comfortable neighborhood restaurant that will surprise you. The menu includes a variety of contemporary and classic options that are kicked up a notch with unique ingredients and presentation. The service is great and the cocktails are plentiful. 


A bowl of chili topped with shredded cheese
The World of Food: Chili

Chili. There are few foods in America more personal, more divisive, and more heavily imbued with regional pride. And in two U.S. locales — Texas and Ohio (Cincinnati, to be exact) — it’s practically a religion.

Slices of red watermelon
The World of Food: Watermelon

Today, August 3, we celebrate National Watermelon Day, so it's the perfect time to take a closer look at this summer mainstay — a healthy, refreshing treat that belongs to the Cucubitaceae family (good luck pronouncing that!).

A man standing at an automat
The World of Food: The Automat

You want your food instantaneously, in a clean, respectable place where it’s socially acceptable to dine alone and nobody minds if you linger. And it’s an era before fast food chains existed as we know them today. Where do you go? The Automat!

Chef with a glass of wine

Sit down at the table with David Manilow, creator of Check, Please!, as he explores the Chicago food and restaurant landscape with the unique personalities who have influenced it.

A chef in her restaurant

An original web series that profiles a diverse group of Chicago area restaurateurs, chefs, baristas, gin enthusiasts, and others. Meet the people who feed you.

Dishalicious show host in apron

Experience the culinary world — live and in-person — through the eyes of top Chicago chefs! Dishalicious is a fast-paced, live demonstration cooking show and event that’s fun and informative.

Discover the ways Chicago’s celebrity chefs unwind after they clock out of the kitchen. Get to know another side of these interesting personalities who — while known for their passion and work ethic in the kitchen — are fascinating and passionate people in their personal lives as well.