BREAD WINNERS: The humble bánh mì makes tracks all over town
OUR FACIAL HAIR PRIMER: One beard we love, the most flattering fuzz for your face, and the answer to the question, “Can a beard get you laid?”
The quickest route to image reinvention is a new hairstyle. But then comes that tired old dilemma: Beyond a trim, what can I really do? We found six Chicagoans eager for a makeover and put their fate in the hands of six salons with reputations for courageous coifs.
Great stylists and studios for for men, women, and all types of hair—long, short, curly, African-American, Asian, and more
Best tools, hottest products, great freebies, and more
An adult who gambled on a perm, a woman who ditched relaxers, a man who embraced silver-fox status early, and more
MOMENTS OF TRUTH: Explaining the strange and unbreakable bond that forms between diner and restaurant—and what happens when it doesn’t