Amy Cavanaugh, Time Out New York

Amy Cavanaugh

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Chicago, IL, United States

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Drink of the summer: boozy mango lassis

Every summer has a cooling drink or two associated with it (think of the Negroni slushies at Parson's Chicken & Fish and Stiegl radlers in recent summers),... → Read More

Taste of Chicago announces food vendors

The Taste of Chicago is just around the corner (July 8–12, to be exact), and today the lineup of participating vendors was released. There are plenty... → Read More

Bar crawl through the Chicago Athletic Association, opening today

The newly revamped Chicago Athletic Association opens today across from Millennium Park at 12 South Michigan Ave. First and foremost, the 1890s building... → Read More

Freehand Hotel & Broken Shaker are open right now

Cocktail nerds—myself included—have been eagerly waiting for this one for awhile. Freehand, a Miami-based hotel, has opened a Chicago location (in the old Tokyo... → Read More

Chicago is getting a ShopHouse, Chipotle's Southeast Asian restaurant

After opening 10 locations in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen is coming to Chicago this fall. The restaurant was created by... → Read More

Jeni's is reopening Memorial Day Weekend

Our long Jeni's-less nightmare is over. The ice cream shop, which has locations in Wicker Park and on Southport, will be reopening next Friday, May 22, at 7pm. After... → Read More

Glazed & Infused is making a beer doughnut for Chicago Craft Beer Week

Chicago Craft Beer Week kicks off tomorrow, and everyone is getting in on the beer celebration. That includes Glazed & Infused, which is serving the... → Read More

Begyle Brewing taproom opens Wednesday

Chicago Craft Beer Week kicks off this week, and Begyle Brewing is opening its 40-seat taproom just in time. The taproom, which is attached to its Ravenswood brewery... → Read More

The hunt: Tsukemen ramen

A couple of months ago, my intern, Erica, came to me with a request. She'd just visited Los Angeles, where she fell in love with tsukemen (pronounced SKIM-men) ramen,... → Read More

Letherbee's new Vernal Gin is tiki-inspired

Each spring and fall, Logan Square's Letherbee Distillers releases a seasonal gin. I'm a huge fan of these, and past styles have included a gin with the flavors... → Read More

Chicago nabs 4 James Beard Foundation Awards

The James Beard Foundation Awards, the most prestigious awards in the culinary world, were held last night in Chicago at the Lyric Opera. TV food personality Alton... → Read More

Hot Doug's makes a comeback with 2-day summer festival

Doug Sohn can't seem to stay idle for long. After closing Hot Doug's in October, he did a special collaborative pizza with Piece Brewing & Pizzeria, is holding... → Read More

Celebrate the James Beard Awards with events, dinners and specials

The James Beard Awards will be held in Chicago on Monday, and it's attracting a huge number of noteworthy out-of-town chefs and others in the restaurant... → Read More

Drink DryHop's new beer. It's for the cute lemurs.

It can be hard to keep all the breweries in Chicago straight, so here's how to distinguish DryHop Brewers—it brews beers for cute animals. Last year, the Lakeview... → Read More

Goose Island launches new Blue Line draft for summer

Move over, Green Line. Goose Island launched a new Blue Line beer last week, and it's only available on draft in Chicago and just for this summer. (Although their... → Read More

Chicago Food + Wine Festival debuts August 28-30

Chicago already hosts Bon Appetit's Chicago Gourmet each September, and now Food & Wine magazine is teaming up with C3 Presents (which runs Lollapalooza) and... → Read More

It's Chicago Chef Week! Here's where to eat

Chicago Chef Week runs through Friday, with $22 three-course lunches and $44 four-course dinners. All of the participating spots are chef-driven, so this is... → Read More

3 iconic dishes from chef Homaro Cantu

Homaro Cantu, the mastermind behind the science-focused dishes at Moto and Berrista Coffee, died yesterday at 38. He wasn't just a chef—he was also president... → Read More

New patios opening this season

We put up with a lot this winter, and now it's finally patio season. If you've already hit the best rooftop bars, the best outdoor dining spots, and other al... → Read More

3 hot dog lessons from Hot Doug's Doug Sohn

When you're invited to a hot dog tasting with Doug Sohn of gone-but-not-forgotten Hot Doug's, you're going to say yes.  The tasting was a preview of Baconfest,... → Read More