Rest of the Best – Wine Bars, One-Dish Wonders, New & Notable, What’s Hot & Not
7 questions for Rich Dyer, a great waiter
Of all the restaurant openings on the calendar for 2007, here are the ones that have us salivating.
News, reviews, and hot tips for May
Dormant no longer, Lava returns to the scene with a bang. PLUS: Good things come in threes for the Goodbar team.
This month, Nagrant sat down with Skokie native Barry Sorkin, a partner at Old Irving Park’s barbecue sensation, Smoque (3800 N. Pulaski Rd.; 773-545-7427).
The primary home-selling season is in full swing, and the hot topic is “right-pricing”-as in, is your home priced right to sell? That has become a crucial question in this softening home market, where sellers must tune their expectations properly. They can’t ask for the moon, as they might have a few years ago, but … Read more
May 10, 2007 – The Park Hyatt Chicago co-hosted the “Progressive Evening of Luxury” at 800 N. Michigan Avenue. More than 200 VIP guests gathered on the beautiful spring evening to celebrate the luxury of exclusive retailers including Giorgio Armani, Marlowe, and Bentley.
Meet this year’s crop of promising rookies. They run the gamut from high-voltage openings to hidden treasures. Whether glitzy or unassuming, all 21 spots have one thing in common—night in and night out, they’re the stars of the future.
Last Thursday evening, I attended an event at Todd Oldham; Spiaggia’s James Beard-winning chef-partner, Tony Mantuano; and restaurateur Larry Levy. The trio had gathered, along with about 350 tastemakers, to toast – remotely – their new effort, the Le Passage(as if the two proms I attended in high school weren’t enough). Thebash was full of … Read more