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Savor Mexican Flavor and Live Más!

By: Debra Lipson

July 14, 2014
Mas halibut tacos
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I’ve never met a fish taco I didn’t like. Tortilla wrapped, charred seafood goodness layered with zesty toppings — it’s edible paradise on a platter! Last week, a girlfriend and I sank our teeth into the city’s latest offerings at Más. The recently opened West Loop spot is helmed by Executive Chef and Partner Yanitzin Sanchez (Sabor Saveur, CiNe). Sanchez’s modern Mexican menu riffs on culinary fusion with savory tacos, fresh crudos, an array of dips and shareable plates featuring Latin and global influences. The food focus is undoubtedly fresh, seasonal fare with an authentic kick evident in playful presentation and unusual flavor pairings. Less is truly more at Más. A swanky, …  Read more

Three Dots and a Dash

The Perfect Little Escape to Paradise

August 20, 2013
Three Dots and a Dash
Danielle Nash

As local Chicagoans are only too aware, the fact is that our nice weather days are numbered. Soon enough, September will hit and we will be praising the weather gods if temperatures manage to stay above freezing. Before you groan and exit this page to find a less depressing article, allow me to let you in on my little secret for staying warm and content come fall and winter: Three Dots and a Dash. If any cocktail lounge could brighten up some of the dreariest days in Chicago’s looong cold weather season, I have found it. While you may be about to trade in your crop tops and wedge sandals for …  Read more

Siena Tavern Spices Up Simplicity

Fabio is Fab-ulous!

February 26, 2013
Marina Lambropoulos
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Simple, rustic and inspired by old world traditions. Top Chef fan favorite Fabio Viviani has arrived in the Windy City to seduce Chicagoans with his smart, simple, homemade Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and charming charisma – who can resist that accent! Fabio collaborated with the fine folks at DineAmic Group, Lucas Stoioff and David Rekhson (of Bull & Bear and Public House), who are expanding their successful brand with this latest edgy venture – what a winning package. Lights. Camera. Action. Splash Mag helped kick off Siena’s big reveal with Chicago’s tremendously social set who filled all 10,000 square feet of this large urban rustic tavern while sipping Moet and busting moves to the tunes of …  Read more