The songs are strong, but the story needs work in this new musical about depression.
A new musical about mental illness provided its creators a chance to confront their own struggles.
Current musical obsessions of Meat Wave bassist Joe Gac, Fckr Jr guitarist Ben Grigg, and Reader music listings wrangler Luca Cimarusti
See the world premieres of eight new musicals.
Also, Mayor Emanuel is trying to persuade Amazon to locate its second headquarters in Chicago.
Tru vet Laurel Khan makes a somewhat bumpy return to Chicago with “A Chef’s Playground.”
In the West Loop, John Shields and Karen Urie Shields’s casual subterranean answer to the Smyth holds its own.
Lillie’s Q boss Charlie McKenna envisions the food of the antebellum south through the lens of fine dining.
The food-court stand is worth the long haul to Westmont.
Spritz Burger, the Hearty Boys’ collaboration with Gale Gand, hops on the upscale-burger bandwagon a half decade too late.
Travelle, Tim Graham’s restaurant in the Langham hotel, covers too much of the map.
How coastal Mediterranean wound up on the second floor of Mies’s 330 North Wabash.
At River North’s new American Junkie, Kendal Duque makes hay from cliches.
This week is full of strong flavors: spicy Latin food, full-bodied Belgian beer, sweet corn, and dangerously bitter Jeppson’s Malort
Mike Sula reviews City Tavern, the new spot from the owners of Chicago Firehouse.