Wine/Spirits Archive

  • “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” After proving her skill set and work ethic at Southern Wine & Spirits, Josephine Terlato became the fourth generation family member to work at Terlato...

    Josephine Terlato

    “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” After proving her skill set and work ethic at Southern Wine & Spirits, Josephine Terlato became the fourth generation family member to work at Terlato...

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  • Raising the bar on Mexican Cuisine. Foodies held their collective breath when David Dworshak, former executive chef of Carnivale, announced his departure from the lively West Loop eatery to focus...

    Takito Kitchen

    Raising the bar on Mexican Cuisine. Foodies held their collective breath when David Dworshak, former executive chef of Carnivale, announced his departure from the lively West Loop eatery to focus...

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  • The owner/sommelier of The Boarding House takes us through a typically hectic day. 8AM Depending on how late I was at the restaurant the night before, I wake up sometime...

    A Day with Alpana Singh

    The owner/sommelier of The Boarding House takes us through a typically hectic day. 8AM Depending on how late I was at the restaurant the night before, I wake up sometime...

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  • Fruity and refreshing! At Raffaello Hotel’s Drumbar the options are endless. Enjoy the Pineapple (green), Taste of Sunshine (yellow) or First Bloom of Spring (maroon) in the speakeasy-style lounge on...

    Main Squeeze

    Fruity and refreshing! At Raffaello Hotel’s Drumbar the options are endless. Enjoy the Pineapple (green), Taste of Sunshine (yellow) or First Bloom of Spring (maroon) in the speakeasy-style lounge on...

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  • You’re embarking on building a wine cellar and purchasing wine for the space. It can be daunting, but not as difficult as you might think. First, you need a designated...

    Build a Wine Cellar Collection

    You’re embarking on building a wine cellar and purchasing wine for the space. It can be daunting, but not as difficult as you might think. First, you need a designated...

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  • If reading about beer-infused foods in the March issue had your mouth watering, have we got a treat for you! Restaurateur/Chef David Burke has teamed up with Samuel Adams to...

    Sam Adams Brunch Recipes

    If reading about beer-infused foods in the March issue had your mouth watering, have we got a treat for you! Restaurateur/Chef David Burke has teamed up with Samuel Adams to...

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  • Adding a unique, urban flavor to your wine tasting experience. If you haven’t checked out City Winery, which opened this past August, you need to. It’s unique to Chicago and...

    City Winery

    Adding a unique, urban flavor to your wine tasting experience. If you haven’t checked out City Winery, which opened this past August, you need to. It’s unique to Chicago and...

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  • Not Your Average Steak House Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Michigan Avenue on Fair Boulevard lies a hidden gem: III Forks. Open for over a year, it’s named...

    III Forks

    Not Your Average Steak House Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Michigan Avenue on Fair Boulevard lies a hidden gem: III Forks. Open for over a year, it’s named...

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  • Another Toast For 30 Years While most anniversaries bring great anticipation, Tom Verhey didn’t expect to be celebrating a 30th for his venerable bar, Pops for Champagne. “It feels like we’ve...

    Pops for Champagne

    Another Toast For 30 Years While most anniversaries bring great anticipation, Tom Verhey didn’t expect to be celebrating a 30th for his venerable bar, Pops for Champagne. “It feels like we’ve...

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  • The drink market’s bourbon renaissance. Bypass that bowl of grits and hefty portion of gumbo. The South’s best-kept secret is out, and it’s all about bourbon. In the past decade,...

    Bourbon’s Bounce

    The drink market’s bourbon renaissance. Bypass that bowl of grits and hefty portion of gumbo. The South’s best-kept secret is out, and it’s all about bourbon. In the past decade,...

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