FOOD & DRINK
$23.75 million Illinois lottery jackpot bought at at Southside gas station
On Thursday, a $23.75 million lottery ticket was sold at a BP Gas Station in the Roseland neigborhood. It is the largest Illinois lottery winning in seven years. The co-owner of the gas station -Tanveer Haroon - expressed will be awarded 1% of the winnings, equal to $237,500. “I can’t believe it, the winning jackpot ticket was actually sold here,” Haroon said in a statement. “We’ve owned this ...
Steak Lovers Say This Hidden Gem is the Best Joint in Illinois
You may quickly add this hidden Chicago, Illinois gem to your list of favorite steakhouses. It was just dubbed one of the 50 best steakhouses in the US. I saw that headline and just like you, I wanted to find out where I need to be the next time I'm in Chicago at dinner time.
Bed Bugs Are Crawling This Fall Through These 2 Illinois Cities
These Illinois cities are full of BED BUGS and the folks at Orkin can prove it...Hell, that's their business!. Typically 3/16 inch long, red to dark brown in color and are mostly nocturnal insects that come out of hiding to take blood meals from sleeping humans. These pests are hematophagous, which means blood is their only food source. ORKIN.
Experience the Flavor of Puerto Rico in Chicago: 6 Must-Visit Restaurants
In this article, we explore six remarkable Puerto Rican restaurants in Chicago. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Chicago Pizzeria ranks among the best in the world
A renowned Chicago pizzeria, Spacca Napoli, has been ranked among the best in the world by 50 Top Pizza. This Ravenswood-based pizzeria specializing in Neapolitan-style pies secured the 93rd spot on the esteemed list.
No, Bally’s Chicago Casino isn’t a mosque (and it never was)
Bally’s temporary casino in Chicago opened earlier this month, the most recent addition to the roster of Illinois casinos. While the property has garnered its fair share of local opposition for various reasons — traffic, security concerns and problem gambling among them — one specific complaint has absolutely no factual basis.
Illinois Bakery Serves The Best Cake In The Entire State
Here's where you can find it!
Chicago Nightlife Uncovered: 10 Pubs You Can't Miss
This article presents a list of 10 notable pubs in Chicago. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we invite you to share your experiences in the comment section below.
Uncover Oak Lawn's Best Kept Secrets: 4 Pubs Worth Your Time
In this article, we explore four remarkable pubs in Oak Lawn. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Chicago Taqueria's Salmonella Scare: Over 55 Ill, Lawsuits Emerge
In a shocking development, at least 55 cases of salmonella have been reported in connection with an outbreak at Carniceria Guanajuato, an Avondale taqueria, as the Chicago Department of Public Health revealed on Thursday, September 21st. The situation has resulted in multiple lawsuits being filed against the restaurant, with one customer even put on a ventilator and dialysis as a result of the foodborne illness, according to Chicago Sun-Times.
Popular grocer opens another store in Illinois
A growing food chain recently opened another new store location in Illinois. Read on to learn more. On Saturday, September 16, 2023, the growing supermarket chain Cermak Fresh Market celebrated the grand opening of its newest Illinois location in Melrose Park, according to local sources.
Where to find Chicago’s best seafood and bakeries
Editor of “Time Out Chicago” Jeffy Mai joins Bob Sirott to talk about Chicago’s best seafood restaurants and best bakeries. He also discusses whether or not we could see an increase in menu prices.
17th Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival: Free Entrance and Acclaimed Cuban Jazz Artist Pedrito Martinez Performing
Jazz rhythms will fill Hyde Park this weekend for the 17th annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival. Known for blending culture, community, and music, the event is free for the public, reinforcing its role as a communal gathering.
The Brookfield Pub Crawl: Exploring 4 Pubs That Stand Out
In this article, we explore four unique pubs located in Brookfield. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? We'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Oktoberfest 2023: Tradition Returns to Lakeview, Chicago
The 21st annual Oktoberfest event took place in Lakeview, Chicago over the weekend. Attendees enjoyed traditional German food, beer and music, along with Oktoberfest-themed activities.
Documentary Claims a Chicago Hotel Has ‘All Kinds of Ghosts’
A famous Chicago Hotel that has been around since 1893, is said to have "all kinds" of ghosts. I'm really glad there is no ghost discrimination and that all are welcomed. As the 19th century came to a close, the Congress Plaza Hotel & Convention Center opened in 1893 as the Auditorium Annex, built by famous hotel developer R.H. Southgate.
Foodie Website Says This Is Illinois’ Best Pizza Place
There are just certain things that people want to know about. I could pound out 500 words on where you can get the best vichyssoise, or the best chapulines (fried grasshoppers), or even the Illinois-conceived dish that everyone seems to think we Illinois residents love, horseshoe sandwiches... But the vast...