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Dining Out: Cafe Pettopia celebrates 10 years in Highwood

November 24, 2018 by Brittany Kapa, Contributing Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Mike Pettorelli created his own version of a culinary utopia 10 years ago in Highwood.

Pettorelli, owner and head chef of Cafe Pettopia, has spent the last 30 years perfecting his culinary skills and is now serving up a mix of fan-favorite...

Dining Out: Glencoe’s Little Red Hen still soaring after 40 years

by Jason Addy, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

When Jim Ryba bought into the Little Red Hen franchise in February 1978, the idea of his restaurant in Glencoe outliving the brand likely never crossed his mind. 

Forty years later, the Little Red Hen is still pumping out classic fried...

Quick Bites: 22nd Century Media editors sample German dishes in honor of Oktoberfest

by Staff report Life & Arts, Dining Out

The true Oktoberfest might be halfway across the world, but some North Shore area restaurants give their best impressions of the annual month-long celebration. 

When many people think of Oktoberfest, they think of beer...

New Glenview Boba tea shop adds new twists to popular concept

by Brittany Kapa, Contributing Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Glenview’s Boba Club knows it may be a black sheep, but owner Steve Ha is OK with that. 

Ha’s latest business venture, Boba Club, even dons a black sheep on its logo — a subtle way of letting the community know his place does things a...