There are endless excuses this time of the year to dig into tasty dessert dishes. Having a birthday? Pass the cake. Getting together with friends and family for the holidays? Yep, cake please! Received a holiday bonus? Celebrate with a slice. Want to join in on #NationalCakeDay social media fun on November 26th? Go get a chocolate-y piece and take a picture for your Instagram!
Summer is getting even sweeter as vibrant citrus flavors and lush berries are bursting onto the scene. Stay out just a little later for juicy fruit desserts and squeeze the cooling flavors of lemon, lime, orange and grapefruit — or the taste of fresh berries — into your day.
It’s getting to be that time of year — strawberry season! Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, snack time or after dinner, we’ll take any excuse to pop these delightful red berries into our mouths. They’re one of the world’s favorite fruits, and according to the history books, strawberries have played many important roles throughout the ages. Read on for everything you ever wanted to know about these juicy little treats.
On the lookout for restaurants that will not only fit a group but also be crowd-pleasers? Take the stress out of celebrating, whether it’s planning a party, doubling up on date night, getting the team together or spending some quality time with the family. Here are 8 places to grab a bite with a group in Chicago.
From monochromatic brick walls brightened by eclectic art and colorful tiles to reclaimed wood-filled spaces adorned with neon lights and graphic designs, restaurants today are mixing up their decor in all kinds of ways. Check out our list of the spots doing it best (or even better, stop in for a tasty bite) to grab ideas for your own home. Here are 12 restaurants from across the country that’re really inspiring us to shake things up.
THE COTTON DUCK offers a seasonal New American menu inspired by onsite art exhibitions that rotate every three months. The restaurant and art gallery boasts a relaxed, earthy vibe with stone garden-style flooring, wood finishings and outdoor seating. The Cotton Duck is BYOB.