March 2020

Look Back, Push Forward

Comfort food tends to get an unfairly bad rap in some quarters these days, as if in failing…
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Crispy Chicken Thighs with Spring Vegetables

Yield: 4 servings 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs (about 2 ¼ pounds) Kosher salt…
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Spring Menu

Ask Aunt V (Naperville) Spring Soup, Salad and RavioliApril 23 | 6 to 8 p.m., $75Don…
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Hard Seltzers, Easy Drinking

If you’ve tried hard seltzers and weren’t impressed, maybe it’s because they weren’t…
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Jay Leno

Standup in his blood I’ve always loved standup, but I never really thought that it…
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Be Our Guest

Photography by Olivia KohlerStyling by Joanna Aloysia Patterson This year’s invitation…
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Father staying at Arlington Heights…

A 40-year-old father from New Orleans is being held in Cook County Jail on child abduction…
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With opening day on hold, here’s…

Whenever opening day rolls around, I get wistful for the days when the late, Pulitzer…
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‘Tape is king this year’: 3 NFL…

Immediately after the blockbuster Khalil Mack trade 18 months ago, Ryan Pace said he…
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12 shot in Chicago, the city’s most…

As Chicago’s mayor and top cop upbraided people for flouting a stay-at-home order,…
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‘The Masked Singer’ reveals the…

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead if you have not watched Season 3, episode 9 of “The…
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Did one person invent Chicago theater?…

Which is the quintessential Chicago theater? These days, most people would say the Steppenwolf…
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