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Your guide to the best of Chicago’s food and drink scene, all available from the comfort of your couch

The 25 most exciting new restaurants in Chicago
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The 25 most exciting new restaurants in Chicago

A flurry of new restaurants in Chicago offers plenty to choose from.

The 22 best coffee shops in Chicago
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The 22 best coffee shops in Chicago

Get your caffeine fix at the finest coffee shops in Chicago.

Lost Larson debuts a new location in Wicker Park
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Lost Larson debuts a new location in Wicker Park

Here's hoping that your New Year's resolution has nothing to do with giving up sweets.

60 Chicago restaurants and bars that permanently closed in 2020
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60 Chicago restaurants and bars that permanently closed in 2020

Bid a fond farewell to these culinary greats.

Where to find mulled wine and hot cocktails to go in Chicago
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Where to find mulled wine and hot cocktails to go in Chicago

Bottoms up!

How to eat and drink in Chicago right now

The best restaurants for delivery and takeout in Chicago
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The best restaurants for delivery and takeout in Chicago

We're officially over cooking. Anyone else? 

The tastiest cheap eats in Chicago
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The tastiest cheap eats in Chicago

Eat better for less—here's how.

Outdoor dining spots in Chicago that are cozy enough for fall
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Outdoor dining spots in Chicago that are cozy enough for fall

Layer up and dine alfresco this season.

The all-time best burgers in Chicago
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The all-time best burgers in Chicago

From diner-style classics and loaded cheeseburgers to over-the-top creations, these are the best.

Chicago breweries where you can get beer to go
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Chicago breweries where you can get beer to go

Need to stock up on beer? Go straight to the source.

Cooking at home?

Brownies were invented in Chicago, and now you can whip up the original recipe at home
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Brownies were invented in Chicago, and now you can whip up the original recipe at home

Lucky for us, the recipe is easier than you'd imagine.

15 easy cocktail recipes to master at home
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15 easy cocktail recipes to master at home

You look like you could use a drink, and we've got just the thing.

Here’s how to make Disneyland’s famous churros at home
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Here’s how to make Disneyland’s famous churros at home

A taste of Disneyland at home!

DoubleTree Hotel’s secret chocolate chip recipe has just been revealed
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DoubleTree Hotel’s secret chocolate chip recipe has just been revealed

We're ready to get our baking mitts on. 

Where to eat in Chicago

The best restaurants in Chicago you have to try
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The best restaurants in Chicago you have to try

These restaurants are the best of the best. Have you tried them all?

11 ways to eat like a local in Chicago
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11 ways to eat like a local in Chicago

From deep dish to Chicago-style dogs, here's how to eat like a lifelong local.

The best brunch in Chicago to try right now
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The best brunch in Chicago to try right now

Is it Saturday yet?

The best pizza spots in Chicago
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The best pizza spots in Chicago

It's not all deep dish, you know.

25 Michelin-starred restaurants in Chicago
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25 Michelin-starred restaurants in Chicago

Splash out at one of these fine-dining destinations.

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Where to drink in Chicago

The absolute best bars in Chicago
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The absolute best bars in Chicago

We'd like to propose a toast.

Here’s where to find the best to-go cocktails in Chicago
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Here’s where to find the best to-go cocktails in Chicago

Bottoms up! 

The best rooftop bars in Chicago
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The best rooftop bars in Chicago

Sip a cocktail high above the city streets.

The best Chicago breweries and taprooms
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The best Chicago breweries and taprooms

Sip a cold one straight from the source.

The best wine bars in Chicago
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The best wine bars in Chicago

Sip and swirl at these vino institutions.

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Restaurants by cuisine

The best burgers in Chicago
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The best burgers in Chicago

Sink your teeth into these stacked patties.

The best Thai restaurants in Chicago
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The best Thai restaurants in Chicago

Go on a sensory journey through Thailand.

The best sushi in Chicago
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The best sushi in Chicago

Let's roll!

The best dim sum restaurants in Chicago
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The best dim sum restaurants in Chicago

Feast on dumplings and bite-sized morsels.

The best diners in Chicago
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The best diners in Chicago

Get your greasy spoon fix no matter the hour.

Where to find the best fried chicken in Chicago
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Where to find the best fried chicken in Chicago

Wet-Naps at the ready!

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More food and drink news

The one thing you have to eat in every state in America
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The one thing you have to eat in every state in America

Consider this your guide to dining across the United States of Eats.

Frito-Lay will have you looking like a snack for the holidays
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Frito-Lay will have you looking like a snack for the holidays

You can now add Cheetos onesies and Doritos ugly sweaters to your holiday collection.

These restaurants reinvented themselves in order to survive
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These restaurants reinvented themselves in order to survive

Kitchens are flipping to wine shops, high-end dinners are going virtual and expanded outdoor spaces are thriving.

Popeyes introduces new limited menu item: Wicked Shrimp
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Popeyes introduces new limited menu item: Wicked Shrimp

If you’ve tasted the chain’s popular spicy chicken sando or ghost pepper wings, it’s time to give the Wicked Shrimp a try.

The 17 best gas station snacks, ranked
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The 17 best gas station snacks, ranked

From beef jerky to cosmic brownies, these are the treats we reach for on the road.