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Celebrated chef brings Pugliese cuisine to Arlington Heights with Osteria Trulli

Apr 13 2016 | 10:44 am - For chef/owner Giovanni DeNigris, the recently opened Osteria Trulli in Arlington Heights provided him an opportunity to bring a taste of seafood-rich Pugliese cuisine from Italy to a suburban audience.

Schaumburg’s Punch Bowl Social impresses with food, fun

Feb 16 2016 | 1:38 pm - If you leave Schaumburg’s new Punch Bowl Social hungry, thirsty or bored, it’s all on you. With a nod to the “social” in its name, the restaurant offers shareable plates, punch and games of all sorts.

Countyline Tavern's spirited menu worth exploring

Nov 25 2015 | 2:18 pm - With a bold and inventive menu, the new gastropub Countyline Tavern in Buffalo Grove beacons adventurers of the gastronomic variety.

Kuma's Corner roars into Schaumburg with burgers, beer and loud music

Sep 16 2015 | 12:10 pm - Let's make one thing clear: You do not have to be into metal music to enjoy the headbanging burgers and beers at the new outpost of Kuma's Corner in Schaumburg, but it doesn't hurt if you are.

If you grow it, they will eat it. Maybe

Sep 10 2015 | 4:34 pm - No need to buy spaghetti squash to get the same results. Spiralizers, such as the Vegetti, can turn any squash into kid-friendly pasta-like strands.

Help kids get to the head of the class

Aug 13 2015 | 3:57 pm - Getting kids into the kitchen to make snacks for school may get them on track to start the school year right. Try these can't-be-beat no-bake granola bars for starters.

Learning to love berries of all hues

Jul 20 2015 | 9:40 am - What's a foodie mother to do when her son won't eat berries? This one started with a tempting biscuit-based strawberry shortcake with white sauce, and graduated to Lemony Blueberry Minicakes.

Palatine's Ramen Shinchan offers oodles of noodles

Jul 15 2015 | 11:26 am - Ramen Shinchan in Palatine has been ladling out steamy bowls of oh-so-good miso-, pork- and chicken-based broths brimming with traditional Japanese ramen noodles since January.

Making a smooth transition to veggie-boosted treats

Jun 18 2015 | 6:12 am - Since the boys were little I’ve used smoothies as a way to make sure they get their recommended number of fruits. My go-to smoothie contains orange juice, frozen bananas, canned pineapple and vanilla yogurt. Recently I’ve added...

Whether homemade or a doctored store version, barbecue sauce makes the meal

Jun 16 2015 | 12:48 pm - Brushing a tangy sauce onto a rack of baby backs might be the last thing you do before those ribs make their way to the table, but that does not mean sauce should be the last thing you think about. Quite the contrary.

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