Challenged to make a cocktail with Bud Light Lime, Josh Martinez of the Franklin Room reduces its cousin, the Lime-a-Rita, to a falernum syrup and makes a cocktail with it.
Chicago’s most cutting-edge comedy is happening in attics, garages, and other makeshift performance spaces. The new school of Chicago comedy
While social service programs and education throughout the state get cut, Illinois governor Bruce Rauner forks over as much as $1.26 million in tax credits to poach ConAgra from Omaha.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial opens Saturday; here’s a glimpse of what you’ll see.
Two cheaters and a fickle young cad fess up to bad behavior.
At Lyric Opera and Chicago Opera Theater, dueling Mozart operas.
The country’s fastest-growing ramen chain arrives in Lincoln Park.
Dexter Bullard directs British playwright Roy Williams’s drama about two black London boxers.
Muggle Death Camp recently released an album of blackened death metal inspired by Lord Voldemort’s seven horcruxes.
Also South America, Harry Weese, Stella, and cocaine accessories?
Filmmaker Afia Nathaniel appears in person when her movie screens at the Chicago South Asian Film Festival.
Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield star in this brutal examination of the subprime mortgage meltdown.
In her new memoir, A House of My Own, the 60-year-old author recounts more than 30 years’ worth of personal stories about the places she’s lived and the writing they inspired.
Frank Galati’s adaptation of the Steinbeck novel doesn’t find a way ‘in and in and in.’