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Trump Chicago to Host James Beard Foundation's Taste America: Local Flavor from Coast to Coast http://ow.ly/2JYXFN
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Bike And Brew Benefit For Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation http://ow.ly/2JYjRO
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Fountainhead is Now Open for Lunch - To celebrate summer, Fountainhead in Ravenswood will begin serving lunch in their rooftop garden every Friday beginning this week, July 11th. If you’re looking for a reason to leave work at noon on Fridays, this your reason.The craft beer, whiskey bar, and farm-to-table restaurant will open their upstairs doors at noon and will offer the regular rooftop menu featuring Sriracha Deviled Eggs, Domaine Dupage BBQ Pulled Pork, and a Guaji... http://ow.ly/2JUpSw
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Garrett Popcorn's Smoky Cheesecorn Will Change Your Life - The first question you're going to ask yourself when you take a bite of Garrett Popcorn's Smoky Cheesecorn is WHY? Why oh why is this only available for a limited time????Seriously.Imagine Garrett's hot-air popped corn stirred into freshly melted cheddar cheese and infused with a wisp of hickory smoke. It's like sausage and cheese in one bite. It's delicious. It's addicting. It's...(hold on - I need to wipe the ... http://ow.ly/2JRYrG
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Arrivals: The Red Lion Pub Returns From the Dead - For 24 years The Red Lion Pub was a beloved English pub in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. From 1984, when it was opened by John Cordwell, to 2008, the Red Lion welcomed newcomers and old-timers alike.Some of these old-timers were really old - as in dead. The bar was known as the most haunted pub in Chicago, with ghost sightings galore. These regulars are still there, even scaring an electrician with a few wel... http://ow.ly/2JQBG6
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Where to Find Chic Fashion Picks for Festival Season -  Get ready, fashionistas: we are officially in festival season. Pitchfork and Lollapalooza are right around the corner, while Hideout, North Coast and Riot Fest are soon to follow. That means, looking chic while staying cool. It’s time to dig through the closet and hit the stores for just the right outfit. Let’s be real, there’ll be outfits. Many, many outfits. We got your covered where to start.We always have a lot... http://ow.ly/2JMYXH
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From Army Boots to Sneakers: Chrome Forged Rubber Machine Comes To Chicago http://ow.ly/2JYjRP
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Trellis offers inventive summer cocktails - Inventive cocktails are an art form, and at Trellis they are elevating that art form this summer.  Mixologist Miranda Breedlove has concocted several new, summertime cocktails that will definitely intrigue and delight even the most discerning drinker.  I was recently invited to try out three of her new drinks and pair them with some food items from Trellis’ wonderful menu.For this tasting, I was offered three of Miranda Breedl... http://ow.ly/2JVzk2
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Five Things You Need to Know About Lolla Cashless - Few things are worse than a long ATM line and a $4 surcharge, just to get your own money! So Lollapalooza is testing Lolla Cashless - a new plan that will allow you to pay for food, drinks, and merchandise with the wristband you’re already wearing.  Lolla will be the first music festival in the US to use this technology for mobile payments and the festival planners C3 Presents hope the idea spreads to other major festi... http://ow.ly/2JTM7r
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Get Taste of Chicago Concert Tickets - This year's Taste of Chicago music line-up is enough to bring even the most jaded of Chicagoans to Grant Park this summer. Starting tonight you can see some heavy hitters from the lawn for free. Or, get a little closer with reserved seating. Tickets are just $18 - $25 to see acts like Emmylou Harris, The Wailers, and Janelle Monae.Since it is the taste of Chicago there are also special dinners with Chefs Paul Virant, Matthias Merge... http://ow.ly/2JRjKy
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Chef Martin Knaubert Joins the Ritz-Carlton Chicago as Executive Chef http://ow.ly/2JPk7s
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Ani thrills guests at a recent Chefs Table event - Our most recent Chefs Table event took place at Ani, one of Chicago’s newest and most superb Japanese restaurants.  I recently reviewed Ani and was thrilled that we were able to put together a Chefs Table at this wonderful location.  The restaurant is located at 3056 North Lincoln and is a perfect spot for a pre-show meal if you’re headed to the Athenaeum, Theatre Wit, or Stage 773 – all of which are nearby.The 25 guest... http://ow.ly/2JLNgi
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