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Joe Flamm

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Chefs on the Rise
By Ariel Cheung and Jaclyn Jermyn | May 15, 2018

JOE FLAMM
Executive chef at Spiaggia and Cafe Spiaggia, winner of Top Chef season 15

Now that word is out on Joe Flamm’s Top Chef...

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Saving Face
By Jessie Sardina | May 15, 2018

 

ADVANCED CLINICALS
This scientist-backed skincare line’s made-for-men range combines hardworking ingredients with streamlined applications for a no-excuses solution...

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A League of Their Own
By Ariel Cheung | May 15, 2018

 

Mordecai
Leave it to the minds behind Billy Sunday to bring ultrarare spirits to a neighborhood where Bud Light is (was?) king. Here at the...

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Neutral Territory
By Tate Gunnerson | May 15, 2018

Even the most conservative clients have a bit of flair when you dig deep enough—at least that’s what interior designer Eva Quateman discovered when a bachelor in finance hired...

Natuzzi

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Open Season
By Julie Chernoff and Andrea Mills | May 15, 2018

 

HOT SEAT
Italy’s largest and perhaps most prolific furniture brand, Natuzzi, is bringing its high-end, sleek leather sofas to Chicago with its...

Fisk & Co. Chicago

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Mussel Man
Ariel Cheung | May 14, 2018

Mussels and beer: a concept simple enough, it just might work. At least, that’s the hope for Fisk & Co. executive chef Austin Fausett, whose Midwest homecoming after nine years in...

Miranda Rae Mayo

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Torch Singer
By Jim McFarlin | May 14, 2018

 

Miranda Rae Mayo had never set foot in Chicago prior to being cast as firefighter Stella Kidd in the NBC hit drama Chicago Fire, but she couldn’t wait. Her manager’s husband is a Chicago native, and she could feel...

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La Vita Bella
By Judy Giannetto | May 14, 2018

 

La cucina Italiana—lussuoso, elegante, minimalista. In other words, modern Italian kitchen design is all things luxurious, stylish and streamlined. And those qualities were exactly what Marlon Gilmore, a men’s...

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Act Two
By Thomas Connors | May 14, 2018

 

Plays don’t often open and close in one night. But when an onstage heart attack hit Stacy Keach at the premiere of the one-man Hemingway bio Pamplona last year, the curtain never went up again. “Naturally, I was devastated,”...

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Glam Stand
By Ariel Cheung | February 14, 2018

 

We won’t attempt to determine what caused it, but there’s no denying a rise in restaurants sporting massive chandeliers, glossy wood bars and velveted accents around Chicago. These beacons of grandeur pair...

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Safe Harbor
By Mike Espindle | February 14, 2018

 

Marigot Bay Resort & Marina by Capella should not be confused with a typical secluded Caribbean jungle and beach luxury resort—and that is by no means...

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Pitch Perfect
By Joel Reese photo by the chicago cubs | February 14, 2018

 

It was a gray, drizzly, nothing of a day at Wrigley Field. The date was May 6, 1998, and baby-faced rookie Kerry Wood was scheduled to take the mound for the fourth-place Chicago Cubs....

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