20 Delectable Randolph Street Restaurants You Need to Know

Updated Jan. 17, 2018. Running east to west across what was once the semi-skeezy Fulton Market District, Chicago’s Randolph Street is the major artery through the heart of the vibrant West Loop dining scene. Close to the offices of the Loop and Union Station and directly on the access path to the United Center, Randolph […]

Best of 2015: Dining

Make It Better’s Best of 2015 drew more than 105,000 verified votes across 10 categories. Share your thoughts with us on social media using the hashtag #MIBBestof2015. Go-To Eats Brunch Ten Mile House (North Shore) This newcomer has won a legion of fans with their sunny morning meal, not to mention the Hangover Fried Rice. 1700 […]

The Ultimate Guide to Fried Chicken in Chicago

Although great anytime of the year, fried chicken is perhaps best enjoyed outside on a warm night with a cold beer, sitting at a picnic table. Happily, it’s delicious hot or cold. Sure, you’ve got your KFC and Brown’s Chicken, and while they’re consistent—the hallmark of a long-running franchise—they have no personality. These 15 chicken joints […]

Our Favorite Brunch Spots Right Now

Brunch is my favorite mashup. It’s two…two…two meals in one, and not only is that a timesaver—let’s face it, who has time for two meals on Sunday morning when you’ve already slept through the first one?—but it’s clearly meant as an excuse for day drinking. But a bottomless Mimosa or a fabulous Bloody Mary bar […]