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Sweet Bean

Sweet Bean

3 out of 5 stars

This jack-of-all-trades cafe balances a selection of Taiwanese baked goods with pan-Asian dumplings and noodles.

Esmé

Esmé

4 out of 5 stars

In their first restaurant, Jenner Tomaska and Katrina Bravo employ art and philanthropy—accompanied by astonishing food—to “reinvent” fine dining.

En Passant

En Passant

3 out of 5 stars

Do you remember a few years back when lifestyle writers and home retailers became briefly obsessed with hygge, the Scandinavian conceptualization of...

Alla Vita

Alla Vita

4 out of 5 stars

Chef Lee Wolen serves pizza, pasta and an exquisite chicken parmigiana inside an elaborate West Loop space.

Latest film reviews

West Side Story

West Side Story

5 out of 5 stars

How do you outdo a classic? Steven Spielberg’s live-wire new version of the timeless musical pulls it off in style

Encanto

Encanto

4 out of 5 stars

If it took years to get ‘Let It Go’ out of your head, say hello to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s songsheet in this swaggering South American delight

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

4 out of 5 stars

Benedict Cumberbatch’s earnest turn as the cat-loving artist is purrfectly delivered in this vibrant comedy-drama

House of Gucci

House of Gucci

3 out of 5 stars

Ridley Scott’s latest is a feast of enjoyable scheming, OTT performances and terrible accents

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Time Out Market events

Secret Sand-ta

Secret Sand-ta

Embrace the spirit(s) of the season while enjoying festive tropical cocktails at Secret Sand-ta, the holiday-inspired cocktail bar inside of Time Out Market...

West Loop
Storytime with Elsa and Olaf

Storytime with Elsa and Olaf

Bring the kids to Time Out Market Chicago for a magical storytime with Elsa and Olaf, from the beloved animated film Frozen. The characters will read stories...

West Loop
Feed Your Soul Jazz Brunch

Feed Your Soul Jazz Brunch

Every Sunday from 11am to 3pm, Time Out Market Chicago's chefs offer a variety of delicious brunch dishes, from Hangover Ramen with shrimp and smoked pork to...

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The 50 best ’80s songs

The 50 best ’80s songs

Fire up the boombox: These are the 50 best jams to come out of the ’80s, from hair-metal anthems to rap's first wave.