Feb 01

5 things to do today: Sunday, February 2

Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade Celebrating the Lunar New Year of the Horse, the procession will feature a marching band, traditional dragon, lion dances and decorative floats. Wentworth Ave and Cermak Rd. 1pm. Free.

Maxwell Street Market A city tradition, though it's no longer actually located on Maxwell Street. Some 500 vendors hawk a hodgepodge of items such as power tools, candles, mix-tapes and bug killers. Maxwell Street Market, Desplaines St and Roosevelt Rd. Free.

Jan 27

10 best things to do this week: January 27-February 2

Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade Celebrating the Lunar New Year of the Horse, the procession will feature a marching band, traditional dragon, lion dances and decorative floats. Wentworth Ave and Cermak Rd. Feb 2 at 1pm.

Jan 21

5 food events this week: January 21-27

2014 First Bites Bash Join executive Chef Paul Kahan at this food-filled evening to kick off Chicago Restaurant Week and taste dozens of bites from more than 50 of Chicago's top chefs and restaurants. Great Hall, Union Station. 500 W Jackson St. Jan 23, 5:30-8:30pm.

...and Cuisine exhibit at the Art Institute. Terzo Piano at the Art Institute of Chicago. 159 E Monroe St. Jan 26, 3-5pm...

Jan 17

Bad Wolf Coffee is making chocolate canelés for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is still almost a month away, but we'll save you from worrying about what to buy your significant other right now: Bad Wolf Coffee (3422 N Lincoln Ave) is selling special boxes of treats for the holiday.

Jan 14

5 food events this week: January 14–20

Dunlay's on the Square turns 9 The Logan Square restaurant celebrates its ninth anniversary with half off appetizers and free glasses of Champagne (or the Champagne of beers) all day. Dunlay's on the Square. 3137 W Logan Blvd. Jan 14, noon-2am.

Whiskey & Art DryHop Brewers holds its first Whiskey & Art event, with one-ounce tastings of 10-, 12- and 15-year Van Winkle bourbons, plus an art installation from Andrew R. Wright, an illustrator and printmaker. DryHop Brewers. 3155 N Broadway St. Jan 14, 6pm-2am.

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Let's Eat: Hot Doug's, Hoosier Mama and Chicago Diner with Peter Sagal Doug Sohn of Hot Doug's, Paula Haney of Hoosier Mama Pie Co. and Kat Barry of the Chicago Diner discuss food, entrepreneurship and their new books with NPR’s Peter Sagal. Harold Washington Library. 400 S State St. Jan 15 at 6pm.

Jan 09

Details about Slippery Slope, the Scofflaw crew's new bar

...bar, which will be opening on the most popular block in Logan Square. Slippery Slope (2357 N Milwaukee Ave) will open "before Chicago sees snow for the last time," a change from the original...

Jan 09

Can Chicago sustain a cider bar?

We were really excited yesterday when we heard about Northman, a cider pub opening in the former location of Copper House/Jury's (4337 N Lincoln Ave).

Jan 07

5 food events this week: January 7–13

Bread pudding pancakes Southport Grocery and Café is offering three of its decadent bread pudding pancakes for $6 each weekday in January. Southport Grocery and Café. 3552 N Southport Ave. 

Dec 24

5 food events this week: December 24–30

Christkindlmarket Act fast! Christkindlmarket closes today at 4pm, so you have one last chance to eat stollen, schnitzel and other German treats. Daley Plaza. 50 W Washington St. Dec 24.

Dec 20

Best of 2013: Top arts and culture stories in Chicago

...teamed up to create a new collaborative-arts venue in the former Viaduct Theater at 3111 North Western. Constellation has since hosted a stimulating range of programs, from dance performances to comedy events...

Dec 19

Parts and Labor opens tonight

Tonight the team behind the Boiler Room opens Parts and Labor (2700 N Milwaukee Ave), a new burger joint.

Dec 16

Preview: Cicchetti opens today

December is clearly the month for major Italian restaurant openings, as Mike Sheerin's Cicchetti (671 N St Clair St) opens today. The new restaurant sets itself apart from other high-profile openings (Nico Osteria...

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