Chicago North Shore CVB
Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest Instagram
Search
Social





RECENT / ARCHIVES

Attractions   Dining   Events   Museums   Music   Neighborhoods   Outdoors   Shopping   Sports   Theater  

Recipes from Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 05/27/2020
Listing Photo Need to amp up your recipe repertoire? If you’ve been cooking up a storm lately, mix up your menus with tasty new dishes compliments of some fantastic restaurants on Chicago’s North Shore. The dozen recipes linked below cover everything from a soup course to a stunning main dish to a family-pleasing sweet finish. Don’t worry. You can also get most of these eats to go as many locations are open for delivery or curbside pickup. Whether you need comfort food or want to travel the globe gastronomically, local chefs have got you covered. (Click each recipe name below to get it.)
READ MORE
Where to Find the Best Sunrise Views (and Breakfast Treats) on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 05/14/2020
Listing Photo “Here comes the sun, and I say it's all right.” Taking in the sunrise can fill your day with light and hope. As our spring days grow longer through May, the sun appears on the horizon sometime between 5:20 and 5:45 am. Chicago’s North Shore brims with spaces to observe this daily ritual, even while being mindful of social distancing. You can keep that morning energy boost going with a stop at a local bakery where you can pick up a latte or grab some tasty morning carbs after your stroll, hike, or bike ride. Social distancing and other safety precautions are still in effect to fight the spread of COVID-19. Stay up-to-date on the latest public health guidance from the CDC and the State of Illinois, before heading out.
READ MORE
Celebrate Mom Posted on 05/04/2020
Listing Photo Time to show the mamas some love and gratitude this Mother’s Day, May 10. Even if a big brunch outing or shopping caper won’t be on the calendar this spring, you can find lots of ways to show Mom how much you care with ideas from around Chicago’s North Shore. Pampering gifts, a scrumptious meal, and a few carefully curated activities can still make the day special and warm her heart when she needs it most. Your mom will really feel the love with some of these pretty indulgences.    
READ MORE
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.
READ MORE
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.
READ MORE
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.
READ MORE
Non-Traditional Valentine’s Day Plans to Warm the Heart Posted on 02/05/2020
Listing Photo Roses are red and chocolate is delicious. But sometimes you want to spice up the season of love with a unique twist. Swoon with your sweetheart, gather your gal pals or celebrate yourself with some uncommon ways to do Valentine’s Day. On Chicago’s North Shore, you can rock out with a legend or rock a saucy look for a photo shoot. Get into the groove of a Galentine’s Day soiree or “snap it out” with a night of hilarious musical comedy. Find flirty fun at these sassy venues.
READ MORE
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.
READ MORE
Evanston Hygge Fest! Posted on 01/22/2020
Listing Photo mellow. The Danish lifestyle mindset to cherish and enjoy the small, good things in life honors family, friendship and all things cozy. Downtown Evanston’s Hygge Fest is a month-long series of events basking in warmth and coziness, as well as inspiring mindfulness during special in-store and restaurant experiences with crafting and comfort food and bevvies to sooth the soul.
READ MORE
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.
READ MORE

RECENT / ARCHIVES

OLDER POSTS >>>

Attractions   Dining   Events   Museums   Music   Neighborhoods   Outdoors   Shopping   Sports   Theater