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  • Chicago’s Best Date Night 4

    Elliott Bambrough and Brittney Payton are taking you on a tour of the best date night restaurants in town. Some places are romantic, others are fun, but all offer mouth-watering dishes that’ll guarantee a date number two. Featured Restaurants: Osteria Langhe The Duck Inn Adele’s Front Room Found Kitchen and Social House Burnt City Brewing

  • Chicago’s Best Date Night 4: Osteria Langhe

    The pasta at Osteria Langhe is so cute you almost don’t want to eat it, but Brittney Payton did just that and even brought her hubby along for the ride!

  • Chicago’s Best Date Night 4: Found Kitchen and Social House

    Brittney Payton is taking this date night and dipping it in chocolate. Because there’s nothing like something sweet on a date.

  • Chicago’s Best Date Night 4: The Duck Inn

    The Duck Inn is perfect for date night, offering everything from signature duck menu items to dressed up ‘dogs.

  • Chicago’s Best Date Night 4: Burnt City Brewing (formerly Atlas Brewing Company)

    Elliott Bambrough is taking date night and turning it on its head. Forget quiet, candlelit conversation. We’re whipping up some ‘za and hitting the lanes for a different take on date night (and bringing two lucky viewers along for the ride!).

  • Chicago’s Best Date Night 4: Adele’s Front Room

    There’s something about shared plates that make for the perfect date night. Brittney Payton is heading out to La Grange to whip up these tiny dishes with big flavor.

  • Top 10 Favorite Meals of 2015

    2015 was good to us here at Chicago’s Best. From burgers to burritos, fish to franks, we’ve done it all. Brittney and Elliott took a look back at some of their favorite dishes this year and came up with a handy-dandy list. Without further ado (and in no particular order), here are their top 10 favorite meals of 2015: Britt’s Picks: Corner Farmacy: “Not only one of my favorite food trucks, but restaurants in general,” Brittney says. This food truck is […]

  • Chicago’s Best Giving Back 2

    Chicago is a food city but more than that, it’s a city filled with people looking to help each other. For this episode, we featured five different organizations and individuals who’ve made it their mission to help others in our community. Naper Nuts and Sweets: Dominique Martucci launched Operation Caramel Corn in an effort to provide a piece of home for our military men and women overseas. To learn more about Operation Caramel Corn and how you can get involved, please […]

  • Chicago’s Best Giving Back 2: Felix’s Famous Cookies

    Felix Castillo started making his Grandma Toni’s Mexican tea cookies when he was just six years old. After she passed away, he knew exactly what he wanted to do to keep her memory alive. Felix started selling cookies at a school craft fair, donating proceeds to local charities. The business took off from there. Today, Felix is 10 years old and the youngest Hispanic CEO in the state of Illinois. He’s still pumping out the cookies and each one is […]

  • Chicago’s Best Giving Back 2: Opportunity Knocks

    When people with developmental disabilities turn 22, they’re no longer eligible for service and support programs funded through the Illinois Public Schools. Phil and Mike Carmody weren’t going to let that hold back their brother, John, so they started the organization Opportunity Knocks to empower him and his friends. Nicknaming participants “warriors,” the group offers a variety life shops, including Knock Out Pickles. In this program, warriors learn how to make and jar pickles for distribution to local businesses and restaurants. […]

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