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.