Restaurants

Oct. 25, 2016

Best Donuts on the North Shore

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I’ve been hearing a lot of debate recently about to where to find the best apple cider donuts and I question whether they are truly worth the 1-2 hour drive that some require.  While I do appreciate these warm, delectable treats, especially on a crisp Autumn day, I am ...

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Sept. 14, 2016

Best Chinese on the North Shore

Now we know this is a sore subject for many. Some would say that no such thing exists but after careful research, polling and taste testing, we have come up with a list that should satisfy many a craving.  It may not be Chinatown, but these come pretty darn close ...

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July 14, 2016

Best Ice Cream, Gelato and Frozen Custard on the North Shore

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You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! And why not?  When it comes to a hot summer day, there is no better way to cool off then stopping by any one of these North Shore establishments to indulge yourself. But who am I kidding, it doesn’t matter ...

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May 3, 2016

Best Brunch on the North Shore

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If there is one thing that people on the North Shore take seriously, it's brunch! And who can argue? What's better than spending a leisurely morning/early afternoon dining on all of the sweet and savory treats that a serious brunch has to offer. And if you are ...

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May 1, 2016

Best Al Fresco Dining on the North Shore

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Is it me or is there is something about dining outdoors that makes everything taste better and drinks go down smoother? While many restaurants on the North Shore can claim they have outdoor seating, with such a limited to time to enjoy the pleasure of al fresco dining, you want ...

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Feb. 16, 2016

Best Pizza on the North Shore

While the novelty of heart-shaped pizzas got plenty of action this past Valentine's Day, (Lou Malnati’s, Viccino’s, Italian Kitchen, D’Agostinos and Barnabys all serve them), the question of where to get the best pizza on the North Shore, regardless of shape, is still up for debate. Further investigation into ...

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Feb. 10, 2016

Best Romantic Restaurants on the North Shore

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In case you needed some inspiration for Valentine’s Day! Updated for 2016.

Restaurant Michael
64 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, 847-441-3100

Chef Michael Lachowicz presents his version of unpretentious fine French food in a casually elegant setting. A North Shore classic.

Guildhall
694 Vernon Ave., Glencoe, 847-835-8100

A stylish American Bistro ...

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Nov. 13, 2015

Best North Shore Delis

bagels

This year Hanukkah comes early, beginning on the day before Thanksgiving…which means you're not going to want to be making latkes when you're trying to fix Thanksgiving dinner. Skip the mess and the fuss and get your latkes, kugels, brisket and other necessities at one of these great ...

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Aug. 14, 2015

Best Kid Friendly Restaurants on the North Shore

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Tired of cooking? Tired of leftovers? But still have family in town? Then it's time to take the show on the road. Dining out with kids has its unique set of challenges, so we offer you this list where the kids will be welcomed but your taste buds will ...

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April 14, 2015

Best Burgers on the North Shore

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With so many options to choose from (gourmet, classic, chain etc.), it was quite hard to narrow down the list to just a few. We are sure that this list will spark some debate. However, the good news is that wherever you are on the North Shore, there's probably ...

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