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Dining Out: Wilmette’s Lefty’s Pizza Kitchen prides itself on freshness, quality

August 14, 2018 by Martin Carlino, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

After working as a commodity trader for 20 years, John Munao envisioned a future that ranged far beyond the walls of Chicago’s iconic Board of Trade building. 

Munao’s visualization was vastly different than the scenes...

Dining Out: Ewa’s Pierogi puts new spin on old recipes

by Erin Yarnall, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Ewa’s Pierogi, a new Eastern European restaurant in Glenview, is there by accident.

While owner Ewa Zapolsky has always wanted to open a restaurant, she thought she would open it in Arlington Heights, closer to her...

Dining Out: Changing bistro a surprise hit with area eaters in Lake Forest

by Michal Dwojak, Contributing Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Sometimes plans that don’t go accordingly are a good thing. 

That’s the case for Knighthawk Burger Bistro in Lake Forest. The dining spot was originally intended to serve as an eatery for only members of the Northshore...

Dining Out: Forza Meats makes strong entrance in Glenview

by Chris Pullam, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

The Italian word “forza” translates directly to English as “strength,” “power” or “force.” As an imperative, it’s used like “quickly,” or the word “viva” in the rallying cry, “Viva Mexico!”

Regardless of the exact...