Damon Locks’s Black Monument Ensemble drop a live video to buoy a locked-down city, self-described “bohemian electronics” act Sip releases its first studio album, and more.
Chicago’s Middle Brow Beer Company launches with the release of the dark spiced saison that won its first home-brewing contest more than a year ago.
Spicy Thai Lao is in a blink-and-you-miss-it south-suburban strip mall. But you don’t want to miss it.
Aviary chef Andrew Brochu’s experimentation leads him back to the barnyard with milk jam.
The Publican’s pastry chef makes a coffee substitute into ice cream inspired by iced coffee.
The Nation of Islam’s iconic dessert is still around, if you know where to look.
Paul McGee’s tiki bar is an island paradise amid the River North flotsam.
Homestead’s Chris Teixeira survives a “death challenge” to arrive at a cheese course featuring black cumin.
Two new(ish) whiskeys with liqueur added are all you could expect from a flavored whiskey.
Balena bartender Natalia Cardenas makes a horchata-inspired cocktail with white lentils.
Stone wraps up its series of yearly one-off beers with a dry, spicy Belgian-style dark ale
Local designers vie for a cash prize and a washer/dryer, a popular shopping site goes bricks-and-mortar for the weekend, and much more.
Local designers team up in Pilsen, Roscoe Village retailers band together to help local schools, and more through Sunday.
Sophisticated wooden jewelry, bridal accessories, a big vintage sale, freebies, and more at shopping events this weekend.