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  • Chicago has added a lot of gluten-free dining options recently, but for Mother's Day, sweets pose a unique challenge, however a well-known Lincoln Park bakery makes more than a half-dozen gluten-free treats.
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  • The dining options at O'Hare's international terminal just got a lot better, thanks to a $26 million renovation.
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  • OHare dining options expanded in Terminal 5
  • The dining options at O'Hare's international terminal just got a lot better, thanks to a $26 million renovation.
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  • When it comes to fast food, there aren't too many healthy choices, but LYFE Kitchen, a California-based company is now opening several stores in Chicago hoping to lure diners with the promise of fresh, healthier food, and nothing more than 600 calories.
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  • Wrigley Field is offering hot dogs from throughout the decades in honor of its centennial celebration.
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  • Leghorn in Chicago's Ukrainian Village focuses on healthy, naturally-raised birds, rather than commodity poultry.
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  • Dia De Los Tamales, in Pilsen, is putting a new spin on tamales by fusing the classic tamale with flavors from around the world.
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  • Enjoy tamales at Dia De Los Tamales in Pilsen
  • Dia De Los Tamales, in Pilsen, is putting a new spin on tamales by fusing the classic tamale with flavors from around the world.
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  • Leghorn offers naturally-raised fried chicken
  • Leghorn in Chicago's Ukrainian Village focuses on healthy, naturally-raised birds, rather than commodity poultry.
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  • Enjoy ramen at Strings in Chinatown
  • Strings Ramen is Chicago's first dedicated ramen shop in Chinatown.
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  • Enjoy ramen at Strings in Chinatown
  • Strings Ramen is Chicago's first dedicated ramen shop in Chinatown.
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  • Bad Wolf Coffee offers French caneles
  • Most of the regulars at Bad Wolf Coffee in Roscoe Village know to come for the fine espresso and the even-better caneles.
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  • Most of the regulars at Bad Wolf Coffee in Roscoe Village know to come for the fine espresso and the even-better caneles.
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  • Wrigley Field to offer hot dogs from the past
  • Wrigley Field is offering hot dogs from throughout the decades in honor of its centennial celebration.
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  • LYFE Kitchen offers healthy fast food
  • When it comes to fast food, there aren't too many healthy choices, but LYFE Kitchen, a California-based company is now opening several stores in Chicago hoping to lure diners with the promise of fresh, healthier food, and nothing more than 600 calories.
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  • Easter is just a week from Sunday, but you don't have to head to an all-you-can-eat-buffet this year.
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  • Bottlefork gives Easter themes a creative twist
  • Easter is just a week from Sunday, but you don't have to head to an all-you-can-eat-buffet this year.
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  • Sweet treats abound at Cacao bakery
  • A Grayslake baker decided to open up her dream business, Cacao Sweets & Treats bakery, back in her hometown.
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  • Slow-smoked meats abound at Green Street
  • Green Street Smoked Meats is the latest entry in Chicago's never-ending quest for slow-smoked brisket, ribs and chicken.
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  • Green Street Smoked Meats is the latest entry in Chicago's never-ending quest for slow-smoked brisket, ribs and chicken.
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  • Harvest Juicery cold-presses fruits, veggies
  • We all know eating fruits and vegetables is a major part of a healthier lifestyle and at Harvest Juicery in the West Loop they cold-press fruits and vegetables.
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  • The donut craze continues to sweep through Chicago, as does a demand for perfectly-roasted coffee, and both donuts and coffee are in abundance on one block in Wicker Park.
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  • Coffee, donuts in abundance in Wicker Park
  • The donut craze continues to sweep through Chicago, as does a demand for perfectly-roasted coffee.
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  • Calumet Fisheries smokes, fries fish on South Side
  • As one of two smokehouses still allowed to burn wood and smoke its fish in the city, Calumet Fisheries is a South Side icon of sorts.
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  • Trio of new distilleries open in Chicago
  • Up until recently, there were only a pair of distilleries in Chicago, and one of them was all the way up in Lake Bluff, but over the past few months, a trio of new distilleries has opened up in the city.
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  • Rare Tea Cellar stocks one-of-a-kind products
  • Some of the best restaurants in the world are getting their hard-to-find products from a hidden warehouse in Ravenswood.
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  • Rare Tea Cellar stocks one-of-a-kind products
  • Some of the best restaurants in the world are getting their hard-to-find products from a hidden warehouse in Ravenswood.
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  • Sinha offers standard Brazilian feast
  • While everyone focuses on Mardi Gras this Fat Tuesday, Carnivale is another celebration going on right now in Brazil and the edible traditions are available in Chicago, thanks to Sinha, one tiny restaurant that does most of its business during brunch.
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  • Sinha offers standard Brazilian feast
  • While everyone focuses on Mardi Gras this Fat Tuesday, Carnivale is another celebration going on right now in Brazil and the edible traditions are available in Chicago, thanks to Sinha, one tiny restaurant that does most of its business during brunch.
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  • Paczki and king cakes: these two items signify one last sugar-and-fat-filled splurge before Lent.
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  • Paczki and king cakes: these two items signify one last sugar-and-fat-filled splurge before Lent.
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  • Analogue cranks out Cajun food, drinks
  • Analogue is a new option in Logan Square not only has affordable, hand-crafted drinks, but also a kitchen cranking out some of the best Cajun food around, just in time for Mardi Gras.
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  • The Radlers creative take on a German beer hall
  • A hundred years ago, Chicago had dozens of German beer halls, but over time, that number has dwindled to just a few. They all have the same type of food, with the exception of The Radler, the city's latest German beer hall.
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  • Blaze Pizza designed for speed, freshness
  • There are dozens, if not hundreds of places to get a pizza in Chicago, a new concept has entered the market with Blaze Pizza hoping to make speed a part of the equation.
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  • There are dozens, if not hundreds of places to get a pizza in Chicago, a new concept has entered the market with Blaze Pizza hoping to make speed a part of the equation.
  • There are dozens, if not hundreds of places to get a pizza in Chicago, a new concept has entered the market with Blaze Pizza hoping to make speed a part of the equation.
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  • Having conquered the West Loop, one of the citys most successful restaurant groups has opened Nico Osteria, a new concept in an unlikely neighborhood with the focus on Italian seafood, unlike anything Chicago diners have seen before.
  • Having conquered the West Loop, one of the city's most successful restaurant groups has opened a new concept in an unlikely neighborhood.
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  • Nico Osteria focuses on Italian seafood
  • Having conquered the West Loop, one of the city's most successful restaurant groups has opened a new concept in an unlikely neighborhood.
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  • River Valley Ranch expands to Chicago area
  • For nearly 40 years, the River Valley Ranch has been a mainstay for mushroom production, just over the Wisconsin border and after years of attending Chicago area farmer's markets, they now have a retail store and cafe here.
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  • For nearly 40 years, the River Valley Ranch has been a mainstay for mushroom production, just over the Wisconsin border and after years of attending Chicago area farmers markets, they now have a retail store and cafe here.
  • For nearly 40 years, the River Valley Ranch has been a mainstay for mushroom production, just over the Wisconsin border and after years of attending Chicago area farmer's markets, they now have a retail store and cafe here.
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  • When a craving for carnitas strikes, most die-hards head to Pilsen, along 18th Street, but you can find the Mexican specialty at Carnitas Don Alfredo in a busy Melrose Park strip mall as well, and theyre among the best in the region.
  • When a craving for carnitas strikes, most die-hards head to Pilsen, along 18th Street, but you can find the Mexican specialty at Carnitas Don Alfredo in a busy Melrose Park strip mall as well, and they're among the best in the region.
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  • Don Alfredo offers carnitas by the pound
  • You can find the Mexican specialty at Carnitas Don Alfredo in a busy Melrose Park strip mall.
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  • it's easy to be mesmerized by the cooks at Sing's Noodle, one of the only places in Chicago where every noodle is handmade.
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  • Sing's Noodle in Chinatown boasts the city's only hand-pulled noodle chef.
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  • Dim Sum pioneer Phoenix revamps in Chinatown
  • Since it opened in 1996, Phoenix has been one of the dim sum pioneers, packing them in on weekends. But competition forced them to hit the reset button recently.
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  • Johnny Casserole focused on one-dish meals
  • Casseroles just taste better when it's cold outside and Johnny Casserole in the North Center neighborhood is focusing exclusively on those one-dish meals.
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  • Casseroles just taste better when its cold outside and Johnny Casserole in the North Center neighborhood is focusing exclusively on those one-dish meals.
  • Casseroles just taste better when it's cold outside and Johnny Casserole in the North Center neighborhood is focusing exclusively on those one-dish meals.
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  • United Center offers new food options
  • When you go see a game at the United Center, dining options are usually limited to burgers, nachos and hot dogs, but there are some new options at the UC this year and you don't have to be a season ticket holder to enjoy them.
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  • When you go see a game at the United Center, dining options are usually limited to burgers, nachos and hot dogs, but there are some new options at the UC this year and you don't have to be a season ticket holder to enjoy them.
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  • Hearty soups offer comfort in a bowl
  • With the temperature now routinely hovering around the freezing mark, it might be time to seek a comforting bowl of warmth.
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  • Hearty soups offer comfort in a bowl
  • With the temperature now routinely hovering around the freezing mark, it might be time to seek a comforting bowl of warmth.
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