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Quick Bites: Delectable ice cream dishes abound in North Shore eateries

June 26, 2017 by Staff Report Life & Arts, Dining Out

Behold — the ice cream dish. So simple. So universally beloved. Witness the mathematical perfection of its spherical shape, and the way its proffering effects a smile on she who receives it.

In summer, ice cream is...

Montira Thai delivers authentic dishes on North Shore

by Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

When the owners of Montira Thai moved from Bangkok to the U.S., they were in search of Thai food that would make them feel like they were back at home. After traveling all over Chicagoland and failing to find authentic Thai food, the...

Family tradition reigns supreme at Pastificio

by Xavier Ward, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Dream jobs are few and far between. For Pat Galli, however, her dream was self-made and rolled through the cylinders of a hand-crank pasta maker. 

Galli, owner of Pastificio, 122 Highwood Ave., Highwood, remembers...

FOMO pops up at Northbrook Court

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

Where’s the best place in the North Shore to order from a food truck? If you guessed inside a mall, you’re right — surprisingly. 

Through Dec. 24, Toasty Cheese (grilled cheese), Toasty Taco (Mexican) and Best Truckin...