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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

XRT Summer Kick-Off Party

By: Dana Hartung

June 9, 2014
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It’s time to kick winter to the curb and welcome the summer season. Summer 2014, we are so ready for you! Last Thursday evening, Cheeky girls and guys celebrated the start of the summer with XRT’s Kick-Off Your Summer event at the Park Grill at Millennium Park. The finest rock radio station’s big shebang reminded us all why we endure the cold Chicago winters. Rocking out to live music under the shinning sun, I had my first sip of the new Amstel Radler — a mix of beer, lemon juice and other natural ingredients. Now, I am not a brew-master expert, but this new refreshing shandy style beer is sure to be …  Read more

Get “Smoked” with Public House Chicago

Start BBQ Season with an Exclusive Happy Hour

June 3, 2014
Kaleigh Glaza

Summertime means warmer weather, outdoor festivities and of course, barbecues! But if you don’t want to have all the mess of hosting your own barbecue event, Public House  has you covered to start your summer in “smoking” style! The Chicagoland favorite bar and restaurant has partnered up with Gilt Chicago and Lagunitas Brewing Company to bring the Windy City their “Clock Out, Tap In: Smoked” event on Thursday, June 12, from 6pm to 8pm. It’s part of  a larger tasting series, in which the “Clock Out, Tap In” event features a new brewery each week and pairs the beer with tasty treats prepared by the Public House culinary team. Next week’s …  Read more