Writer-comedian-podcaster Eric Barry’s essay on why he’s leaving Chicago for New York City went viral for all the wrong reasons.
Continental bartender Greg Shirilla needs help getting back on his feet, the Hideout’s Back to School Ball raises money for Intonation Music Workshop, and more.
Chicago Moth StorySlam, Frankie Cosmos, and more happenings from April 25-28.
They’ll give Guinness a shot in June.
There’s still good, meaty writing about food happening—you just have to look for it a little.
It was a good year for Beer and Metal, and an even better year for beer. And for metal.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, October 9
Chicago Gourmet’s burger-off was heavy on the sweet stuff.
Talking with the ex-Goose Island R&D brewer at his Off Color Brewing
A photographic tour of a long-awaited addition to Chicago’s craft-beer landscape
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, May 18
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, October 10
Lagunitas Brown Shugga is back after a year’s hiatus
Tonight at the Bluebird: California craft beers and cookies
Zephyr, a beer made by Lagunitas in collaboration with Big Star and the Publican, launches in Chicago.