Grab a Bite of the Best Ramen in Chicago

Close up image of 2 bowls of traditional Ramen

With a history that includes both Chinese and Japanese cultures, ramen has made its way into the landscape of American dining. Made with fresh noodles and a flavorful broth, ramen is traditionally served with slices of pork and scallions. Today, there is an incredible array of ramen variations with ingredients that include everything from sweet […]

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Water Tower Place Features More Than 100 Stores

Chicago Water Tower Place viewed from ground below parapet near water tower place sign

Nestled on the Magnificent Mile is a Chicago landmark known as Water Tower Place. This eight-story mall welcomes thousands of shoppers every year. It’s a one-stop destination featuring more than 100 stores, enticing restaurants, and even a live theater. Highlights include: Candyality  Voted the “Best Candy Store in Illinois” by Food Network Magazine, Candyality boasts that it’s more than […]

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Enjoy Tapas-Style Dining in Chicago

Group of friends clinking glasses while enjoying an evening meal at a tapas restaurant.

Many attribute the origins of tapas-style cooking to the southern areas of Spain where the word “tapa” translates to “cover”. This is thought to refer to how bartenders would use small plates of food to cover drinks to protect them from insects or dust. Today, tapas-style restaurants are making a resurgence around the country. Chicago offers […]

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