Old Style Honors Chicago Heroes

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                            Old Style

Old Style

Old Style is once again saluting the Chicago Fire Department with a commemorative can for the fall designed to honor and support fallen heroes. The limited-release can, emblazoned with firefighters, sends proceeds to the Ende, Menzer, Walsh and Quinn (EMWQ) Retirees’, Widows’ and Children’s Assistance Fund, which provides financial assistance to widows and orphans of the Chicago Fire Department.
 

Raise a Stein to Oktoberfest

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                            Dusek’s Board & Beer

Dusek’s Board & Beer

Autumn has arrived, and with it comes one of the season’s signature festivities: Oktoberfest. This beer-centric celebration, which runs through early October, entails a bevy of European-inspired specials at bars and restaurants throughout Chicago.
 

GreenRiver Makes a Splash in Streeterville

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                            GreenRiver

GreenRiver

One of the most hotly anticipated openings of the year is finally upon us, as acclaimed restaurateur Danny Meyer and the folks behind The Best Bar in the World launch GreenRiver in Streeterville. From its unique position 18 stories up to its Irish flavor, there are a lot of unique elements about this bold new dining and drinking destination.
 

Tony Mantuano Revamps Spiaggia and Bar Toma

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                            Spiaggia

Spiaggia

Tony Mantuano has been exceptionally busy lately. Not only does he command an empire of restaurants in Chicago, but he’s steadily been revamping and reimagining venerable spots like Bar Toma and Spiaggia.
 

Filipino Food and Art Takes the Stage at KULTURA

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                            KULTURA

KULTURA

Food and art festivals are a dime a dozen in Chicago, but one untouched niche within that arena is a festival geared towards Filipino culture. KULTURA seeks to fill that void when it brings its Filipino-American stylings to Emporium Arcade Bar in Logan Square on October 4.

 

Stock Up on Restaurant Sauces and Mugs

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                            Three Dots and a Dash, photo by Anjali Pinto

Three Dots and a Dash, photo by Anjali Pinto

If you’re ever dining and drinking at a restaurant or bar and wish you could take a little piece of said restaurant home with you, you’re in luck. Mr. Brown’s Lounge and Three Dots and a Dash have both launched new online stores allowing the public to purchase bottled sauces and signature mugs.
 

The Latest on Late Night Bites

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                            Rec Room

Rec Room

Late night dining and drinking has been expanding throughout Chicago, with restaurants and bars rolling out new twilight options everywhere from River North to Andersonville. Check out the latest batch of late night bites in town.
 

Raising the Bar on Bar Menus

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                            C Chicago

C Chicago

Upscale restaurants sometimes use bar menus to skew a little more casual, affording expanded dining opportunities for guests. Thanks to newly implemented bar menus at restaurants like Sepia and C Chicago, diners can get a taste of the high end at economical prices.
 

Celebrate Back to School Season with PB&J

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                            Nini’s Deli

Nini’s Deli

With back to school season upon us, it’s an apt time to think about some of the most iconic lunchbox snacks. Namely, the PB&J. In honor of the school season, here’s a roundup of some of the best PB&J dishes on menus in Chicago restaurants.
 

Back to Scoula Season

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                            312 Chicago

312 Chicago

While kids are back in school, so too is it time for adults to get back to class as well. Only in this case, the classes are food-related and the instructor is 312 Chicago’s Luca Corazzina.
 

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