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Family heritage leaves lasting legacy at Jolane’s

July 26, 2017 by Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Whether a restaurant or a store, when families open up a business, their goal usually involves creating something that will effectively establish a legacy — both in honor of loved ones and the communities in which they serve. In the...

Poultry paradise: Chicken wings abound on the North Shore

by Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out

Chicken is such a versatile food. You can turn stock and meat into a hearty soup, dice up and toss into a salad or bread and serve with macaroni and cheese to make a kid’s meal favorite.

In recent years, demand for...

Bangkok meets Tokyo in Lake Bluff

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

Years ago, Kip Sangsawang worked as a United Airlines flight attendant, making the six-hour route from Bangkok, Thailand to Tokyo, Japan four to five times per month. 

During layovers in Narita, Sangsawang, originally...

Jest the way you like it: Highwood’s Buffo’s serves quality staples for 40 years

by Courtney Jacquin, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

When Leonard Innocenzi, known by most as Lenny, told his dad he wanted to open his own restaurant, his dad called him a “buffo” — Italian slang for clown.

In his 20s at the time, Innocenzi didn’t know much about the...