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Tree Top's Roasted Leg of Lamb

Ravinia.  That perennial summer favorite for Chicago concert lovers.  Tickets have gone on sale and there are 140 events scheduled for Ravinia this summer featuring acts as varied as Loverboy, Alison Kraus, 50 Cent, Tony Bennett and the Chicago Sympho

When I announced that we were going to be hosting a Chef's Table event at Dog Haus Biergarten, a few people were thrown. "Hot dogs?? A Chef's Table for hot dogs?"

The Rose Hotel

The Rose Hotel in the Pearl District of Rosemont held a “Topping Off” ceremony on Tuesday, May 20.  Traditionally, a “topping out” or “topping off” is a builders’ rite traditionally held when the last beam is placed atop a structure during its construction.  While the

Olives. As a dedicated foodie, I must admit to a passion for olives in every form. Until I started studying up on them, however, I had no clue that they could be a polarizing food. Apparently, many people (including some of my favorite foodie friends) have an aversion to them.

Schwinn bicycles on island in Fox River, Elgin

Traveling with your bicycle on a road trip gives you freedom and the opportunity to experience the places around you with all of your senses. And you don't have to be 20 to do it.

Cafe Brauer

If you’re looking for a delightful event space in the city or maybe a great place to get a sandwich and a cocktail when you’re at Lincoln Park Zoo, then the Patio at Café Brauer is the . . . The Patio is . . . Patio . . .

In years past, the words "Food Hall" conjured up images of cafeteria-style aesthetics with gloppy pizza and soggy iceberg. In downtown Chicago, that phrase now means diners can choose from a wide variety of excellent options.

In an EPIC celebration of 10 years ruling Chicago’s fast-casual dining empire, Epic Burger — the Windy City’s beloved homegrown burger institution is offering 10 CENT BURGERS (single-patty beef burgers, while supplies last) and a special 

We here at The Local Tourist really love whisky. REALLY. LOVE. WHISKY. We love it so much, we sent two writers to attend WhiskyX.

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