Knight Moves

This fall, Sir Richard Branson unveils the world’s first Virgin Hotel in Chicago. Read More »

Raising the Steaks

The smoked meat board at SideDoor

Raising the Steaks

by Lisa Shames | Photo by Potluck Creative | Men's Book Chicago magazine | May 28, 2014

With some of the country’s most exciting restaurants calling Chicago home, our reputation as a meat-and-potatoes town is history. But that doesn’t mean we’ve outgrown our love for a great steak or, for that matter, a great steakhouse. These days, though, restaurateurs are taking traditional meat markets of the past and adding unprecedented creative twists. The result? Carnivores again have plenty to smile about in sweet home Chicago.

Speed Boats

The Chicago Rowing Foundation ensures the invigorating sport isn’t just for college kids. Read More »

Game Time

Celebrate this year’s World Cup or remember Sochi with special-edition watches commemorating the world’s most prestigious sporting events. Read More »

Wow Factors

The wheels of progress never stop spinning in the luxury car industry. Technical improvement is as constant as the hum of a well-tuned engine. Here are some of the auto world’s most compelling innovations that car cognoscenti should keep an eye out for this summer. Read More »

House Rules

Owners Matt Christison, Bryan Rackley, Miles Macquarrie and Jesse Smith in the Square Feet Studio-designed Kimball House.

House Rules

by Austin Holt | Photo by Andrew Thomas Lee | Men's Book Atlanta magazine | May 28, 2014

The popularity of the city’s newest cocktail mecca, Kimball House, is evident as I wade my way into a well-heeled and enthusiastic crowd of foodies, and I’m eager to try it all. Set in a repurposed train depot a couple of blocks from Decatur’s main square, Kimball House’s masculine sensibility is drawing crowds. And the towering wood-and-brass bar is king.

Game Time

Celebrate this year’s World Cup or remember Sochi with special-edition watches commemorating the world’s most prestigious sporting events. Read More »

Wow Factors

The wheels of progress never stop spinning in the luxury car industry. Technical improvement is as constant as the hum of a well-tuned engine. Here are some of the auto world’s most compelling innovations that car cognoscenti should keep an eye out for this summer. Read More »

Monuments, Men

Not since the coming of the Olympic Games in ’96 has downtown Atlanta undergone such changes. Get acquainted with three noteworthy new landmarks: two attractions opening this year, along with a multipurpose stadium arriving in 2017. Read More »

Pitching In

After a career-altering elbow injury sidelined Braves pitcher Kris Medlen for the 2014 season, family support and face time with cancer patients have propped him up in unexpected ways. Read More »

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