Monthly Archives: December 2010

Local value wine option: Q&A with North Pond’s Rian Hill

One of Chicago’s most beautiful vistas is the south view from Lincoln Park toward downtown. The skyline might catch one’s initial gaze, but the ponds in the foreground provide a sense of serenity. The setting is an ideal place to … Continue reading

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Italian Village: Chicago classic makes case for value

Chicago’s vibrant neighborhoods boast an array of restaurants with cutting-edge culinary expertise. However, some of the city’s most historic places are downtown. The Italian Village is one of these classics. Three restaurants in one, it has always been a destination … Continue reading

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