Stop by any restaurant, and you’ll begin to notice with increasing frequency the trend of deluxe Bloody Marys. The savory cocktail isn’t just a hair-of-the-dog brunch fixture anymore. Now, you can order a Bloody Mary for your main course. Skewers stacked high with olives, pickles, sausage, cheese, bacon, peppers, even whole cheeseburgers adorn these decadent drinks, which have become staples on menus everywhere.
Prepare for brand new views of Chicago’s magnificent skyline with the official opening of Offshore, the nation’s largest rooftop built for Chicago and its locals atop one of the city’s most iconic buildings, Navy Pier, this May. Offshore, a stunning, chic 36,000 sq. ft. all-seasons/all-weather venue will offer Chicagoans a full-service luminous bar and world-class kitchen, terraces, seven cozy fire pits, an entertainment and gaming area, and multiple large social gathering spaces. Sure to be one of the city’s and the country’s hottest destinations, this sexy and sophisticated space sits on the third floor atop Navy Pier’s Festival Hall at 1000 East Grand, and offers panoramic, unmatched views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline.
Families and loved ones gathered at Sand Creek Country Club to celebrate Easter Sunday. Guests enjoyed an array of lunch, breakfast, and dessert options including an omelet station, prime rib carving station, breakfast buffet, dessert table, and more.
Glasses clinked and music filled the air for the exclusive Uncork and Unwind event at the Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Michigan.
Celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 21, with a Prime Rib Brunch at Options from 8am to 11am for $22.99 plus tax, and a Prime Rib and Seafood Dinner buffet from Noon to 8pm for $26.99 plus tax. Add a one-pound bucket of snow crab for $9.99.
Spiked seltzers have become increasingly popular over the past several years. A lighter alternative to beer, and a less sweet alternative to flavored malt beverages (FMBs) like Mike’s Hard Lemonade, spiked seltzers let drinkers sip and excuse the worries of typical headaches and calories. While some have found spiked seltzers too bland enjoy with sincerity, Indiana Beverage just began distributing a new line of beverages that cuts through this outlook — Cape Line.
Fresh ingredients. Locally sourced. Made to order. Community-minded. Those are a handful of words we don’t typically associate with fast food. Count yourself lucky we live in a world where Culver’s exists, because this is one example of an eatery worth its salt. Count yourself doubly lucky to live in proximity of Culver’s of Valparaiso, where flavor, service, and community spirit go together like cheese curds and marinara sauce (*wink, nudge*).
Alongside masks, parades and gaudy costume jewelry lies a sweet Mardi Gras tradition with a colorful history: the King Cake.
The roots of this sweet treat date back to European, pre-Christian pagan harvest celebrations, where sacrifice was a part of common tradition. At the beginning of every sacred harvest, several men gathered to eat cake that contained just one bean or coin in it. Whoever stumbled upon the trick mid-bite was chosen to be the “sacred king.” The sacred king was treated as such--up until the end of the harvest, that is. After about a year, the sacrifice took place..!
When Christianity extended its reach throughout the world, the king cake tradition was adopted and used to honor the three wise men who visited Jesus. The cake was...
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a delicious buffet at Options on Sunday, March 17 from 3pm to 8pm for $26.99 plus tax. Enjoy traditional Irish favorites, including corned beef and cabbage, prime rib, shepherd's pie, beer-battered fish, Guinness beef stew, bangers and mash, bubble and squeak and more, plus the Sunday Southern Comfort Menu.
With a name like Strawberry Fields Pancake House, it is easy for hungry breakers of the fast to expect quality pancakes, waffles, and other morning classics. What they might not realize is that Strawberry Fields also cooks up some of the best lunch in the Region. Sitting at the peak of the lunch menu is their 1/2 pound burger. Made with Angus beef, it is the perfect nod to the all-American classic burger. Angus is a word frequently tossed about when discussing or ordering burgers and steaks, and it is easy to assume that it is a specific grade or class of meat, but that is not strictly the case. So what exactly is Angus beef and why is Strawberry Fields offering it so unique?
The name for the beef originally comes from the Scottish Angus Cattle, which is now bred worldwide. The key feature of beef from Angus cattle is that it...
William B’s Steakhouse features a Valentine’s Day Special Chateaubriand Dinner for Two featuring a Caesar Salad, Chicken Consommé, Sliced Filet Mignon, Fingerling Potatoes, Sautéed Brussels Sprouts, Sauce Béarnaise and Chef Rudy’s Chocolate Duet for $120 from Wednesday, February 13 through Sunday, February 17. Reservations are required.