Food & Drink

Chicago blogger Albion Gould shares her Patriotic Pavlova recipe, which celebrates the red, white, and blue of July Fourth with a traditional New Zealand dessert of meringue, cream, and fruit. Read more

Ever wonder what kind of wine to take to your favorite Indian BYOB spot? Or what to serve with that dish you've been dying to try? Here are some simple ideas for what to drink with different dishes. Read more

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During the holidays, we turn to chocolate for desserts and cookies. The purest form of chocolate you can consume—cacao— can bring a new dimensions to your holiday entertaining without the sugar. Read more

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Led by a female team, Yūgen is redefining traditional, Japanese cuisine. Read more

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Visit Eden to taste Chef Devon Quinn's seasonal and exciting cuisine at the intimate, modern chef's counter. Read more

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If you struggle to find a happy balance with healthy eating, you’re not alone, and it’s possible you’re simply unsure where to start. We're here with some simple tips and tricks on how you can embark on your clean-eating journey... Read more


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African cuisine is stealing the spotlight. Here are our top picks for trying this hot and spicy food trend—from the West Loop scene to top wine picks! Read more

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As if we needed any excuse to run this yummy line-up of the best spots in Chicago for ice cream and gelato - and just in time for National Ice Cream Day... Read more

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Get your French foodie game on with our guide of the chicest and most delicious culinary spots in Chicago... Read more


Whether you're searching for a new spot to grab your daily fuel or you're looking to satisfy a sweet tooth at the end of the night, head on over to our 5 favorite women-run coffee shops in Chicago... Read more



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From flower arranging to calligraphy, cooking to cocktails, master your hosting skills with our list of the top classes in the Chicago area to help your dinner party be that bit extra... Read more


Looking for the perfect spring sipper? Look no further than our list of the most beautiful and refreshing floral cocktails in Chicago... Read more


South Korea, buzzing louder than a neon sign, is quickly becoming the world’s number one pop culture exporter. Give your next celebration a K-Pop twist with these clever and tasty ideas Read more

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Mandy Sparacino, Director and Sommelier at Esquire Champagne Room, talked to Chicago Woman about her favorite women winemakers, the women who inspire her, and more... Read more

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Not all Bloody Marys are created equal. Discover our line-up of the best Bloody Mary spots in Chicago... Read more

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Celebrate the warmer weather by parking yourself at one of these Instagram-worthy Chicago patios... Read more



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How can one kitchen appliance be a game-changer? Read our review (complete with recipes) to find out... Read more

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Forget brunch – afternoon tea is the ultimate midday way to indulge. Get your tea and sweets fix at one of these seven decadent spots... Read more


Wow friends and family with your vegetarian culinary skills with these delicious and super elevated recipes from Chicago restaurants... Read more


Yes, you can have it all – these local restaurants serving up great food are perfect for the kids, and for parents... Read more

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