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Be Market helps customers take control of their health

January 16, 2018 by Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

For Vade Sankar, the owner of Be Market in Lake Bluff, gaining knowledge about healthy foods and different ways to prepare them to make your taste buds ask for more began 10 years ago.

After watching his mother lose...

Bacon mania runs wild on North Shore

January 23, 2018 by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

In the late 1990s, enthusiasm for bacon seemed to hit a fever pitch here in the United States. Now, years later, it doesn’t appear that what some have coined “bacon mania” is slowing down anytime soon. 

Bacon is so...

Nachos include all the fixings along the North Shore

February 14, 2018 by Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out

Nachos are always a fan favorite. The cheesy chips, often a go-to food at sports games, movie theaters and carnivals, can be shared as an appetizer or eaten as a main course. 

The best thing about nachos is how their...

Passion for pizza: Mother-daughter duo dishes out coal-fired pies in Highwood

by Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

There’s a special art to cooking the pizzas at Slyce, Highwood’s newest eatery — and it requires some elbow grease. 

The restaurant owners, mother-daughter duo Laurie and Brittany Barth, use a coal-fired technique...

Year in Review: 2017 Dining Out, North Shore restaurants keep pace with Chicago

by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

While the Chicago restaurant scene is highly touted both locally and nationally, it would be a mistake to sleep on the burgeoning culinary landscape here on the North Shore.

Each week, members of the 22nd Century Media...

Good things come ‘Packed With Purpose’

by Lee A. Litas, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Dining Out

Surveying her company’s junk food-laden kitchen in December 2016, Highland Park native Leeatt Rothschild had an epiphany.

Wouldn’t it be great if corporate America could thank their employees, clients or partners with...