Deep Dish Food News Fall 2016: All the News That’s Fit to EAT!

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Left: Alaskan Halibut With English Peas and Local Chanterelles at George Trois. Right: Foie Gras Chaud-Froid at George Trois. (All photos by Julie Chernoff.)

As the summer winds down and we gear up for a huge fall season (many food-oriented events and restaurant openings in Chicago and the North Shore), my mind turns to the upcoming Michelin Guide announcement in November, when we find out which restaurants are on and off the list, and how many stars they’ve been

Flooding in Louisiana: How You Can Help

August 22, 2016. Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. Kiona Alexander is among thousands of people who are affected by the flooding across southern Louisiana. Photo by: Marko Kokic/American Red Cross

Aug. 22, 2016. Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. Kiona Alexander is among thousands of people who are affected by the flooding across southern Louisiana. Photo by: Marko Kokic/American Red Cross

The disastrous and unprecedented flooding in Louisiana has taken the lives of at least 13 people, ABC News reports. According to the Red Cross, the flooding is the worst natural disaster in the country since Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Additionally, this is the second time within the past five months that Louisiana has experienced more than

5 Things to Do: Aug. 26-28

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Taste of Highland Park (Photo courtesy of Amdur Productions.)

Make the most of the last weekend in August with a beer event at Brookfield Zoo, two food festivals, a tomato-themed event at Chicago Botanic Garden and a cruise around Chicago that gives back. ZooBrew Aug. 26 Brookfield Brookfield Zoo’s fifth annual ZooBrew will feature more than 80 beers from breweries like Abita, Lakefront and

Transportation Guide: What You Need to Know to Travel With Ease

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Whether you’re packing for a car trip, a boat trip or a plane trip, we’ve got plenty of travel and transportation tips that’ll help get you where you need to be on time and in style. Luxury Cars Go Green as Consumers Become More Eco-Conscious Should You Donate Your Car to Charity? Considering Buying a Car

5 Reasons You Should Attend the Chicago Beach Polo Cup

Chicago Beach Polo Cup

Photo courtesy of Qatar Airways Chicago Beach Polo Cup.

The end of the Olympics doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying international sports. Next month, North Avenue Beach will house Chicago’s own polo arena for the Qatar Airways Chicago Beach Polo Cup. The three-day tournament will feature retail pop-up shops by Qatar Airways and United States Polo Association, restaurants, a wine tent, champagne and

The Best Make-at-Home Meal Delivery Services for Fast Family Dinners

Madison & Rayne's Trout with Summer Vegetables

Madison & Rayne's Trout with Summer Vegetables (Photo courtesy of Madison & Rayne.)

Time is tight. You and your spouse both work; the kids have after-school schedules that rival an Olympic athlete’s; the dog demands a walk. Yet, your family still needs to be fed, and the drive-thru isn’t a viable — or healthy — option, especially on a regular basis. As importantly, cooking and eating meals together

‘Chicago P.D.’ Star Marina Squerciati Talks New Season, Home Renovation

"Chicago PD" star Marina Squerciati on the grand staircase at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. (Photo by Todd Rosenberg)

Chicago P.D. star Marina Squerciati on the grand staircase at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. (Photo by Todd Rosenberg.)

We love to see a smart, powerful woman who can kick some butt on primetime television. Northwestern University grad Marina Squerciati stars as Officer Kim Burgess on NBC’s “Chicago P.D.,” returning for its fourth season Sept. 21. We talked to Squerciati about the new season, the home renovation she’s currently working on and what it’s

Chicago Culture for Kids: Museums and Cultural Offerings

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Photo courtesy of Kohl Children's Museum.

When it comes to opportunities to enjoy arts and culture, Chicago is a veritable wonderland. With offerings so numerous it could take a lifetime to explore them all, it’s a good idea to get started young. Think your preschooler is too young? Think again. Here are some of our favorite museums and cultural institutions that

8 Weeknight Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

8 Weeknight Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

Left photo by Tiffany Azure. Middle photo by Farah of The Cooking Jar. Right photo by Lindsay Ostrom.

For most of us, cooking dinner after a strenuous day of work sounds about as fun as a teeth cleaning. Too much time. Too much shopping. Too many dishes. The list goes on and on. But what if I told you that you could put an exciting and well-balanced meal on the table using just

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Deep Dish Food News Fall 2016: All the News That’s Fit to EAT!
By Julie Chernoff

August 22, 2016. Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. Kiona Alexander is among thousands of people who are affected by the flooding across southern Louisiana. Photo by: Marko Kokic/American Red Cross

Flooding in Louisiana: How You Can Help
By Olivia Ellis

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5 Things to Do: Aug. 26-28
By Anna Carlson

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Transportation Guide: What You Need to Know to Travel With Ease
By Make It Better

Chicago Beach Polo Cup

5 Reasons You Should Attend the Chicago Beach Polo Cup
By Olivia Ellis

Madison & Rayne's Trout with Summer Vegetables

The Best Make-at-Home Meal Delivery Services for Fast Family Dinners
By Julie Chernoff

"Chicago PD" star Marina Squerciati on the grand staircase at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. (Photo by Todd Rosenberg)

‘Chicago P.D.’ Star Marina Squerciati Talks New Season, Home Renovation
By Heather Leszczewicz

Kohl Children's Museum

Chicago Culture for Kids: Museums and Cultural Offerings
By Olivia Ellis

8 Weeknight Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

8 Weeknight Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less
By Maddie LaKind