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Happy Hour at Home Posted on 03/30/2020
Listing Photo Cheers! In this new world of staying in, local laws are relaxed (at least for now) so that Chicago North Shore restaurants and drinkeries can sell packaged beer and liquor to go. Time to party…on the couch! Go casual with a beer and some pub grub and put on a classic football or basketball game on cable. The roar of the crowd or squeak of the sneakers will set that mood. Fire up the turntable or stream some jazz or opera for fancier fare with fine wines and four-course gourmet meals. Or sing your own Dean Martin oldie with a nice chianti and pasta (That’s Amore!). Whether you’re sheltering solo, residing with family, or Zoom-ing with your crew you can have a fun night in and support your local businesses.
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Where to Find the Best Bacon on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 03/23/2020
Listing Photo Mmmmm. Bacon. Few tastes illicit the same mouth-watering response and deep devotion as bacon and the many tasty combos it inspires. With carry-out and curbside pickup options available from some of our finest restaurants, you can literally bring home the bacon. Midwesterners devour this meaty delight in every way imaginable — and a few that aren’t. The country’s main meat packing center since the 1860s, the Chicago area has been a hub for the cured meat stable for decades. Whether you want your fix on a specialty cheeseburger, a gourmet appetizer featuring onion confit, or a donut (no, really), Chicago’s North Shore bacon options will make you swine, rather swoon with delight.
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Spring Break Staycation Posted on 03/16/2020
Listing Photo Sticking close to home and looking for ways to stay entertained this spring? Check out some of our ideas on how to experience the North Shore community while abiding by the recommendations of public health authorities.
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North Shore Restaurant Month is Back Posted on 01/27/2020
Listing Photo Who’s hungry?! February means North Shore Restaurant Month. Whatever flavors are your favorites, several of the North Shore’s best restaurants entice with must-taste offers and prix fixe menus. Simply show your server northshorediningdeals.com on your phone to participate and dig in. Offers vary but most are available 2/1 through 2/29, excluding Valentine's Day (additional restrictions may apply). Read on to find a sampler of some of this year’s deals, see the complete list of participating restaurants.
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Kick-Off Your New Year’s Resolutions Early Posted on 12/19/2019
Listing Photo It’s almost time to say hello to 2020, but you don’t have to wait any longer to start working on your resolutions. Whether you want to eat better or fit workouts into your schedule more regularly, it’s easy to reach all of your goals on Chicago’s North Shore. From acupuncture and yoga classes to restaurants serving delicious food that’s also good for you, you’ll find businesses throughout the area ready to help you be the best you can be.
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Season’s Eatings: Where to Dine and Drink This Winter on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 12/09/2019
Listing Photo As we say goodbye to another year (and decade!), there will be plenty of parties to attend and gifts to give, which means you’ll need delicious treats. Plus, as the weather becomes frightful, you’ll want to enjoy all the warm and hearty foods you can find. Fortunately, Chicago’s North Shore is filled with restaurants and bakeries offering everything from fresh-baked breads to pastas and drinks that will warm you right up. Start making plans with friends (or for your next date night) at one of these must-visit spots.
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5 Post Turkey Day Things To Do Posted on 11/05/2019
Listing Photo The turkey has been carved and the pie has been sliced — now what? After spending so much time planning for (and preparing) your family’s Thanksgiving meal, you haven’t thought much about what else to do during this long holiday weekend with loved ones. That’s where we come in. Here are the can’t-miss post-Thanksgiving activities that will help you make lasting memories — and walk off all that turkey.
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12 Spots for Bridal Showers on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 10/28/2019
Listing Photo Your favorite bride is ready to say “I do,” so it’s time to celebrate her before the big day. And what’s the best way to do so? By gathering her loved ones and enjoying time together over good food. These North Shore restaurants offer private and/or semi-private event spaces, so you can enjoy a beautiful space and all of the delicious fare while showering the bride to be. Best of all, they’ll make sure your event is picture perfect.
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Comfort Food Cravings on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 10/01/2019
Listing Photo Fall has officially arrived, which means you’ll probably soon find yourself enjoying a day out hunting for the perfect pumpkin or with friends at a seasonal festival. After all this fall fun, you’ll want to fill up with warm, hearty fare. From bread and soup to pasta and ribs, here are the North Shore restaurants serving up must-eat food for the season.
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Visit One of the Midwest’s Top College Towns Posted on 09/18/2019
Listing Photo In 2018, Livability named Evanston one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live, and it's clear why. With a variety of museums and attractions, beautiful beaches, and some of Chicagoland's best restaurants, Evanston is not only a great place to live, but also a great place to visit. Plus, it's home to Northwestern University, which was recently named the No. 9 school in U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best College list. That means world-class speakers and events regularly come to town as well.
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