The Chicago artist has made portraits of Alison Bechdel, Hillary Chute, and Mat Fraser, among others.
Once I got past the beige-on-beige ladies-luncheon look of the plate, I enjoyed this very crabby crab cake. Taste on Chestnut 507 Chestnut St, Winnetka, 847-441-0134
Fresh arugula salad sprinkled with pine nuts made a yum lunch, but a little too much lemon in the dressing. Labriola Ristorante & Café, 535 N. Michigan Ave., Streeterville, 312-953-3100
I’m so glad deviled eggs are making another comeback—especially the kicky way Paul Virant fixes them. Vistro, 112 S. Washington St., Hinsdale, 630-537-1459
The inaugural Mamby on the Beach festival runs July 11–12 at Oakwood Beach in Bronzeville
A campaign is underway to change the Illinois state flower. But which plant should reign supreme?
Right Way Signs is behind Rosie the Riveter in Bucktown, the Heritage Bikes logo in Lincoln Park, and many more.
Everyone’s waiting to hear who goes number one—but the most value will actually come later in the night. It doesn’t make any sense, but neither do sports.
Marco Bicego stops by Neiman Marcus, Milk Handmade celebrates its third anniversary, and more sales this week in Chicago.
If two styles of fried chicken aren’t enticement enough, there are also buttermilk biscuits and Spudnuts to be had.