Here at Make It Better, we’re passionate about food. Whether we’re looking for the best international food markets in Chicago, discovering the tasty new eats at Wrigley Field, or learning more about foods that boost brain power, we’re always on the hunt for the best new restaurants, trends and recipes to share with you.
Here we’ve compiled just a few of our favorite articles that we hope will inspire you whether you’re planning a fun night out or want to try a new recipe at home. Find even more delicious picks and dinner ideas in our Dining section, and find out which restaurants our readers named their absolute favorites this year by checking out our Best of 2017: Dining winners.
Here are some particularly tasty dishes (and a cocktail or two!) that we’ve enjoyed in the past few months, at restaurants you should definitely check out.
Get all you can out of the all-too-short Chicago summer experience by dining outside as often as the weather allows.
If you’ve been struggling to find a restaurant that will suit your needs for paleo-friendly meals, don’t stress. These community-minded restaurants in Chicago are happy to serve you.
Navy Pier has food-to-go, food to enjoy in a casual atmosphere, and food that’s best appreciated in more refined surroundings. Here are nine of our favorites that are not to be missed.
In the past year or two, the downtown Loop food scene has exploded. If you haven’t been to some of these new hotspots, you’re missing out!
We’re seeing a movement trend in Chicago — offshoots of trendy spots that satisfy with the get ‘em in and get ‘em out ethos of fast food, but now with the added bonus of really tasty food made with top-quality ingredients.
Shakshuka, a vegetable and egg stew, is all the rage right now. Try this version that was the star of our May/June magazine cover.
The world-wide avocado craze isn’t new but also isn’t showing any signs of slowing down, so try these mouthwatering avocado recipes we’ve rounded up from some of our favorite food bloggers.
Fire up the grill and invite your friends over to try this boozy barbecue sauce, which is the perfect addition to grilled chicken.
You’ll want to keep coming back to this healthy burger recipe all year long.
Samin Nosrat has been called “the next Julia Child” by NPR’s “All Things Considered” and “America’s next great cooking teacher” by Alice Waters. Now, try your hand at making this recipe from her cookbook “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking.”
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