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Featured burger, shake add flavor to Burger 21 menu

June 20, 2018 by Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Most of Burger 21’s menu stays the same from month to month, but diners looking for a little variety can turn to a rotation of featured burgers and shakes.

The featured selections used to change once a month, but they...

The Dish: Middle Eastern catering takes center stage at Grapevine

by Bill Jones, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

It is a Saturday afternoon in the middle of Ramadan, and despite already being two weeks into a schedule that has seen her starting at 7 a.m. and working till roughly 8 p.m. every day, which she will continue to do through June 16,...

The Dish: Hard-to-find baked treat finds home in Mokena

by James Sanchez, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Kim Friedl has been baking nearly her entire life.

Yet, one of the last desserts she learned how to make only four years ago turned out to be the one that transformed her baking from a hobby into a business. 


Pita Pita Mediterranean Grill specializes in quick comfort food

by Cody Mroczka, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

The Hammad family grew up eating and then perfecting the Middle Eastern, Mediterranean-inspired tastes they now share with several Chicago-area communities. Pita Pita Mediterranean Grill in Orland Park is the latest family-owned and -...