Chicago magazine’s November Issue: Best Breakfasts

Story highlights from the November 2011 issue of Chicago magazine.

Chicago Magazine November 2011 CoverChicago magazine’s November issue hit newsstands Thursday, October 13th. To schedule an interview with one of our writers or editors, please contact Natalie Marquez at

Sunny-Side Up (Cover Story): Featuring 75 best breakfasts, from healthy tofu scrambles at Prasino to the diet-obliterating cinnamon roll at The Bristol. The story also gives honors for best benedict (Bananas Foster Cafe), fried egg sandwich (M. Henry), and tofu scramble (Tweet), to name a few.

Master Fleece: An in-depth look at Michael Zabrin of Northbrook, an eager peddler of bogus fine-arts prints who became a wire-wearing informant for federal investigators—twice.

Dark Victory: Three years ago, Steve Baskis, then a 22-year-old U.S. Army infantryman, was permanently blinded by a bomb while serving in Iraq. Since then, his life has been a series of challenges, many of them of his own making. A profile of a survivor at 19,000 feet.

Resort Fashion 2011: Featuring scuba-inspired looks, tropical prints, and simple shades with muted tones.