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Tour the Colorful & Delicious Cuisine of Latinicity

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

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Epic Burger Celebrates 10 Years

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

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He Said, He Said: WhiskyX X Two

We here at The Local Tourist really love whisky. REALLY. LOVE. WHISKY. We love it so much, we sent two writers to attend WhiskyX. Here, in their own words, is a summary of events that unfolded as

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Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Presents John Patrick Shanley's "Outside Mullingar"

Norm Woodel, Millie Hurley and Kelli Walker in Outside Mullingar

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble opened its production of Outside Mullingar at the McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage in Glen Elyn on May 3, 2018. The play

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The 2018 Millennium Park Summer Film Series Schedule

Millennium Park Summer Film Series

One of the most popular Chicago summer events, the Millennium Park Summer Film Series, returns with another stellar lineup. The season begins on June 5 with Hairspray and ends August 21 with

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Fourteensixteen debuts a new brunch menu in La Grange

One of the most popular restaurants in La Grange has finally rolled out a new weekend brunch menu. Located at 14 W. Calendar Avenue, Fourteensixteen now welcomes diners from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on

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I Almost Died at WingFest

guys at wingfest

There was a stroke of brilliance at Wingsfest which may have saved my life. You may feel like I am exaggerating when I claim to have faced mortal danger at a food festival, and I know I have

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The Hop Review's Ultra Fresh

May 19, 2018

Ultra Fresh will feature beer from more than 25 breweries kegged or canned within five days of the event.

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Bijans Bistro Fundraiser For Imerman Angels During Month Of May

May 7, 2018

Local Restaurant Supports Charity’s Mission of Providng Peer-based Support to People Whose Lives Have Been Affected By Cancer During the Month of May

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Midnight Pig Tap Room Brings Self Service Beer to Evanston

Midnight Pig logo

Midnight Pig Tap Room celebrated its Grand Opening on Thursday, May 3, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, bringing to Evanston a

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How to Save Money in Chicago - stretch your budget without feeling broke

Two Lane Gems, Vol. 1

Fuel your wanderlust with this road trip romp from Chicago to San Diego and back. Filled with gorgeous full-color photos, Two Lane Gems: Turkeys are Jerks and Other Observations from an American Road Trip is a fun and exciting read that lets you explore America from the comfort of anywhere.


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