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The Dish: A look at the area's most notable hot cocktails

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

It is a fallacy beloved by Chicago Bears tailgaters that alcohol warms the body to battle the frigid city temperatures during those crucial games late in the season. Just the opposite: While alcohol will make you think you’re warmer,...

The Dish: Barrel Club more than the sum of its steaks, spirits and stogies

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

At a quick glance, The Barrel Club looks on paper like something of a throwback, with a steak-heavy dinner menu, a drinks list that leans hard on bourbon and a showcase of cigar selections for the smokers.

Make no...

The Dish: Trio of friends collaborate to open Tavern in the Glen

by Thomas Czaja, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Three friends spoke increasingly in recent years of realizing their dream to open a pub together.

These buddies ­— Jeff Wood, Kevin Connolly and Greg Stefanon — found the right spot to make that goal a reality, opening...