The Smoke Shack (332 N. Milwaukee St.) is barbeque in its most casual form. The clever interior seems taken straight from rural Appalachia, but this time of year the more

Jul 24, 2013 12:49 AM Dining Preview

Carson’s has been a Chicago institution since 1977 with two locations, the original in River North and the second in Deerfield. Now a third has opened in Downtown more

Jul 24, 2013 12:46 AM Dining Preview

Barbeque continues to gain popularity in this area and not just through chain restaurants. Now the Bayshore Town Center has a BBQ place to claim as its own. Big Daddy’s Brew & Que occupies the former Ovation restaurant in more

Mar 13, 2013 4:33 PM Dining Preview

Federico Fellini's The Clowns (1970) was marvelously groundbreaking—a facetious documentary about making a documentary on the alleged demise of the circus, prefaced by the director's childhood memory of the circus coming to his small town in 193.. more

Apr 30, 2011 2:25 PM I Hate Hollywood

Before his death last fall, the great French director Claude Chabrol finished what would be his final film, Inspector Bellamy. Starring Gerard Depardieu in the title role, Inspector Bellamy (out now on DVD) is billed as a crime mystery but is more.. more

Jan 28, 2011 12:36 PM I Hate Hollywood

Inrecent years, chains featuring Mongolian barbecue have appeared inGlendale and Brookfield. They can be fun, as you choose freshingredients, noodles and sauce and then have a chef cook them for youo,Dining Out more

Aug 19, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Dale's(6132 W. Capitol Drive), located on a very busy street, has a welcomingfaçade and a parking lot. Most of the patrons gather in the bar area, adark room with a few tables, but they come for th,Dining Out more

Jun 10, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Thenew place is the site of the former Elm Grove Inn, which originated inthe 1850s. With its wide variety of flowering plants, the frontporch is an inviting place to sit. The interior has been remodel,Dining Out more

Jun 10, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Devoteesof the Silver Spur Texas Smokehouse are thanking their lucky stars thatthe 18-ye 13275 Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove. Call (262) 821-1511. ,Eat/Drink more

Apr 29, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview