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Fab 5: Summer Shoe Stores
By Lily Sperry | July 25, 2016

1. Battaglia Footwear
With its highly curated shoe collection and showroom-like display, Battaglia comes off as more gallery than shoe store. However, its...

Fab 5: Summer Libations in Chicago

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Fab 5: Summer Libations
By Lily Sperry | July 14, 2016

1. Hellcat, GreenRiver
Swanky GreenRiver is heavily inspired by Chicago’s rich immigrant history, so it’s no surprise that their...

Fab 5: Musician Hot Spots in Chicago

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Fab 5: Musician Hot Spots
By Lily Sperry | July 11, 2016

1. Nellcote
This West Loop eatery is named for the French villa where the Rolling Stones recorded "Exile on Main Street", so it...

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Just Beachy
By Meg McGuire | July 8, 2016

“Seeing the largest body of my work all together in a beautiful book is truly a dream come true,” says fine arts photographer Gray Malin on his first tome, Beaches ($40, Abrams...

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Bubbling Up
By David Zivan | July 8, 2016

It’s rare enough that storied Champagne producer Veuve Clicquot declares a vintage, making a run of its coveted limited-edition Grande Dame bubbly. Rarer still is the Grande Dame Rosé: The wine comprises 60 percent pinot noir and 40 percent...

Review of 2017 Jaguar F-PACE S AWD

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The Bold Move
By Nate Chapnick | July 8, 2016

Though some might say Jaguar is about 17 years late to the luxury crossover party, its new F-PACE proves that an unhurried approach can yield automotive gold. The F-PACE is, quite simply, an absolutely phenomenal crossover, from its exceptional ride and...

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Animal House
Lisa Shames | Photography by Anthony Tahlier | July 7, 2016

At Duck Duck Goat, chef Stephanie Izard has nothing to apologize for—except, perhaps, the difficulty in snagging a reservation—even though servers at her West Loop restaurant sheepishly describe the food as “...

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A Tasteful Tour
By the Modern Luxury Editors, Lesley Balla, Jamie Gwen, JoAnna Haugen & Stacie Standifer | July 7, 2016

San Francisco
OCTAVIA
The saying “simple doesn’t mean easy” could have...

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Bold Palette
By David Hammond | July 1, 2016

If you’ve had dinner at The Progression or Roister, you’ve dined among the works of Chicago artist Adam Siegel. Siegel’s powerful visuals pair well with the innovative cuisine of chef...

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Spanish Accents
By Lisa Shames | July 1, 2016

When Chicago’s innovative three-Michelin-starred Alinea was closed for renovations earlier this year, star chef Grant Achatz took his restaurant and its staff on the road. Their first stop? Madrid, where for six weeks those lucky enough to nab a...

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The 50 Finest
By Lisa Shames | June 30, 2016

 

10 MOST EXCITING NEW RESTAURANTS

Arbor
"Have it your way" takes on a new—and delicious—meaning at this innovative...

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