Local Flavor

Inside Lazy Dog Restaurant

Mountain Meals

By Peter Gianopulos Lazy Dog Restaurant masters the comfy rustic concept How does one…
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Nautical Bowls, 8 W. Gartner Rd., Naperville

The Next Super Bowl

By Peter Gianopulos Give this gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, plant-based sorbet a…
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Pastries from Brown Butter Café & Bakery

Skipping the Gluten

By Peter Gianopulos St. Charles bakery offers up allergy-friendly treats Dawn Phillips,…
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Mio Modo

Deals on Meals

Local restaurant weeks serve up dining opportunities With February historically a slow…
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Tuna Tartare

It’s All Greek to Them

By Peter Gianopulos New Mykonos-inspired taverna   True love will make you do the…
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Go Brewing staffers with owners Heather and John Chura (center)

New Brew

By Peter Gianopulos Naperville’s first nonalcoholic beer operation is open for business…
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Macaron magic

This pâtisserie specializes in handmade French treats You couldn’t dream up a sweeter…
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One Haute Tamale

Kathy Contreras’s are stuffed with untraditional goodness By Peter Gianopulos One afternoon,…
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Morning Glories

First Watch, a new breakfast and lunch spot in Naperville (1355 E. Ogden Ave.), is not…
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It’s Crunch Time

By Peter Gianopulos The sad secret about chicken wings? They travel about as well as…
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Taste of Canada

By Peter Gianopulos Ever since Thi Tram Nguyen moved to Naperville in 2013, she’s been…
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All ALE, SpartaN

By Peter Gianopulos Occasionally, Chris Pucci, the director of operations for the sprawling…
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