New In Town: Wagyu House Chicago by the X Pot, All-Day Brunch from Evette's, Mexican in Soho House, and Artisan Gelato With a Circus Sideshow

Chicago’s summer restaurant scene is sizzling with the launch of innovative new dining experiences and new locations from tried-and-true favorites. From a new X Pot experience to gelato with a side of circus, to a permanent Mexican spot at Soho House and all-day brunch from the Evette’s team, there’s a lot to nosh on. Here’s […]

31 Best Things to Do in Chicago and the Suburbs in August 2023

Those sweet summer days we’ve waited for all year long are flying by. In the spirit of squeezing all we can from Chicago’s most spectacular season, we’ve compiled the best things to do in Chicago and the suburbs this August. Don’t forget to tag us in your posts on Instagram @betterchicago All Month No Man’s […]

Q&A: Director Francesca Zambello on Bringing the Timeless Tale of 'West Side Story' to Lyric Opera of Chicago

Globe-trotting, internationally renowned opera and theatre director Francesca Zambello is back in Chicago at Lyric Opera of Chicago directing the universally beloved musical West Side Story — still relevant some 66 years since its Broadway debut — and how very lucky we are to have her here. She partnered previously with Lyric on productions of […]