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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

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

St. Patrick’s Day Roundup!

By: Danielle Vega

March 11, 2014
Chicago Green River
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Are you ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Let’s be honest… Most people don’t know much about the holiday except that you wear green and you drink. A lot. Technically, St. Patrick’s Day is on a Monday this year, but nobody wants to celebrate the Irish holiday on a Monday. Instead, Chicago is hosting a ton of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Saturday, March 15. Because it can be overwhelming to decide which party or bar to stop at with so many options, Cheeky put together a simple guide of our top picks. We have to start off with the Chicago traditions, of course. Dyeing of the Chicago River For over 50 years, Chicago has …  Read more