January 29, 2018

The Weekender: Chicago, Illinois

Strategically drink and eat your way through a weekend in The Windy City

Saturday night:

For dinner, make your way to an evening of Spanish fare at Black Bull, where Chicago’s largest sherry menu will carry you through each course.

And be...

January 23, 2018


by Matt Kirouac

Chicago is filled with celebrity chefs and acclaimed restaurateurs, but the city’s world-renowned dining scene is built on unsung heroes. Throughout Chicago, chefs, cooks and bakers are creating ext...

January 19, 2018

Hearing the words “canned fish” conjures images of gray, salty chunks of fish floating in water, waiting to be tossed with jiggly globs of mayo and too-big chunks of celery.

Time to banish those thoughts. Known as conservas in Spain and Portugal — doesn’t that already s...

January 19, 2018

A slew of new outposts in the Windy City are slinging the finest Iberian-inspired small plates this side of Seville.

Among the enduring hipness of Wicker Park, Black Bull exists as a portal to a highly traditional experience — if you’re from the south of Spain. The inte...

January 10, 2018

Happy hour specials are important. The discounted prices are a great tool to bring Chicagoans into bars and restaurants no matter the weather. It’s been almost three years since state lawmakers legalized happy hour, lifting obsolete restrictions that prevented restaura...

January 9, 2018

 BLACK BULL - Charming Restaurant

Explore the many specialties of Spanish Cuisine at this Charming Wicker Park restaurant with dishes such as paella Valencia, croquettas, cackling pig and grilled octopus. Look for an extensive selection of Spanish sherries as well as wi...

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