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Dining Out: Wilmette couple spins its way to crepe success

by Megan Bernard, Asst. Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Ryan and Kathia Jones have come a long way since making crepes on a pancake griddle on their front porch.

After taking their business on the road and working at nearly 1,500 farmers markets and on-site events within 10 years, the Wilmette...

Dining Out: Loyal customers keep Tsing Tao going for 40 years

by Peter Kaspari, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Ask any restaurant owner about running their business and they’ll most likely tell you that it’s a tough industry to work in.

But what makes running a restaurant a little bit easier is a loyal customer base and a...

Dining Out: Great Coast Commons brings out the neighborhood in Kenilworth

by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Chick Evans admits he’s a Great Lakes kind of guy. 

Born and raised near Lake Erie in Buffalo, New York, the owner of Kenilworth’s new restaurant, Great Coast Commons, feels right at home on the North Shore with Lake...