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The fried meatballs ($10) at Wooden Paddle in Lemont feature chuck beef, marinara, freshly grated Parmesan and basil chiffonade.
The Red State of Mind ($12) is made with tequila, Priqly liqueur, hibiscus lime and meringue. Photos by Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media
Thomas Czaja, Senior Editor
4:23 am CDT June 14, 2019
When Jonathan Cowan was 20 years old, he bought the struggling Old Town Pizza business in Orland Park. Though he got his first job at 14 at a pizza place, Cowan was still inexperienced as an owner, and he candidly said he failed for five years.