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Road Trip
By Lisa Shames | March 29, 2016

It’s the dessert that launched a thousand YouTube videos and lured millions of viewers, and Grant Achatz, the world-renowned chef who created it, is making it in front of me. “This,” he says, drawing a teardrop of white sauce on a silicon mat...

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In the Picture
By Joel Reese | March 29, 2016

In 2008, Josh Chicoine left his rock ’n’ roll life (with his successful band, The M’s) and founded CIMMfest, an innovative celebration of movies, music and technology. “I...

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By Brittany Farb | March 29, 2016


Navy Pier

Last year, Navy Pier, Inc. selected a new Ferris wheel, the DW60 made by Dutch Wheels, as part of the pier’s 100th anniversary remodel. The wheel features two-...

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5 Chicago Festivals Not to Miss
By The Editors | March 29, 2016

1. Chicago Gourmet features celebrity chef demos and tastings from more than 190 restaurants, plus hundreds of wines, spirits and beers. Come hungry. ...

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5 Ways to Protect Your Treasures
By Nate Chapnick | March 17, 2016

1. Sub-Zero Integrated Wine Storage
Keep your precious juice safe from heat, humidity, light and vibration, not to mention intruders...

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Fab 5: Drinking Up
By Lisa Shames | March 14, 2016

1. Broken Shaker
Like its famous older sibling in Miami, our Broken Shaker offers numerous creative twists on cocktails ranging from a Chicago-inspired Garret’s Old-...

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Future Perfect
Styling by James Aguiar | March 7, 2016

Hair and makeup by Susan Haddon

Model: Georgina Stojiljkovic

Digital tech: Luke Hanscom | Photo Assistants: Travis Carbonella and Jeanne Arnold

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Flights of Fancy
By Kyle MacMillan | March 7, 2016

Grammy Award-winning eighth blackbird is defying expectations with its latest residency, which is taking place not at a university, as is typical, but at the Museum of Contemporary Art. And rather...

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In the Bag
By Sarah Ryan | March 7, 2016

For Elina Casell, fashion blogger and flawlessly dressed wife of Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson, it was never a question of if she would design her own line, but when. The perfect opportunity popped up when she met Janet Mandell,...

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Sole Purpose
By Sarah Storms | March 7, 2016

Peek under any train at the Oscars or the Golden Globes, and there’s a good chance you’ll see a glimmering pair of Jimmy Choo heels. The brand’s strappy stilettos have provided the framework...

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La Belle Famille
By Beth Weitzman | March 7, 2016

In this era of corporate takeovers and multinational conglomerates, there’s something so endearing about Sisley-Paris—the Parisian beauty brand that’s been lovingly owned and operated by the same family, the tight-knit d’Ornano...

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5 Spots for an Epic Moviegoing Experience
By Chandler Rollins | March 7, 2016

1. Arclight Cinemas 
Nestled in NewCity, Lincoln Park’s new entertainment hub, this swanky theater offers luxury...

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