Chicago foodies know the Shanghai Terrace at the Peninsula Hotel (108 E. Superior) for its exceptional Cantonese cuisine, 1930s supper club atmosphere and stellar view of the Mag Mile. Now, fans can hit up the hotspot earlier in the day and enjoy new flavors when the Terrace opens up for summer lunch.
Today marks the start of National Steakhouse Month, and we’re salivating over STK’s (9 W. Kinzie) celebratory steak: a tender, buttery prime rib cap ($46) served with green garlic butter and pickled mushrooms. This delicious steak is only available this month — so run, don’t walk, to snag it.
By now you’ve probably heard that Beyoncé was in town this past weekend, performing The Formation World Tour to a packed Soldier Field two nights in a row. But being on tour (one would imagine) leaves you craving a taste of home — literally.
When the heat hits, cool down with an ice-cold beer from Chicago brewers John and Ben Saller. The brothers recently rebranded (you may remember Atlas Brewing Company), and opened a brewpub this month. Our favorite? The refreshing Retrofit Lime Radler, made with key lime juice. 2747 N. Lincoln; Burntcitybrewing.com
In the latest issue of Splash, Three Dots and a Dash’s (435 N. Clark) potion master Julian Cox serves up his recipe for the Missionary’s Downfall — a delicious rum, pineapple and muddled mint cocktail. But — even when you’re serving a tropical cocktail at home — the glass it comes...
It was hard not to be disappointed when the uber-talented Paul McGee left Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises in 2014 — but the Melmans have always had a nose for talent: Diane Corcoran stepped in as beverage director next, and, now, West Coaster Julian Cox brings his own set of accolades behind...
Wine, food, music — what more do you need to kick off summertime Chi?
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