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Go West – Celebrating the Delicious Development of West Town

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“Shoeless” Joe Jackson, of the timeless film “Field of Dreams,” said it best: “If you build it, they will come.” Such is the story of West Town—the bustling, vibrant community now bounded by Bloomingdale to the north, the Chicago River to the east, Kinzie to the south, and Kedzie to the west. The area got its start in the late 1800s as a haven for Polish immigrants, but slowly benefited from waves of development and continuous immigration. Read More…

Unite Urban Grill Announces New Beverage Director Matt Greene

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Local dining destination, Unite Urban Grill, welcomes Matt Greene to the staff as the new Beverage Director and Head Bartender. Bringing many years of experience with him to the bar, Greene is thrilled to join the team, adding unique, colorful and delicious drinks to the beverage menu with a positive, passionate attitude. Greene’s personal philosophy of delivering the highest quality product and service translates into his artfully blended cocktails, which diners see with the restaurant’s updated menu. His most recent experience includes serving as Lead Bartender at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, working closely with Sommelier/Beverage Director Mike Taylor.

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Chicago’s Best Al Fresco Happy-Hour Spots

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Watch the world go by from this West Town spot’s street-side patio on Chicago Avenue while enjoying the robust “snacks” section, perfect for happy hour. Try the shareable lamb meatballs with fava-bean-and-corn succotash, asparagus, Calabrese-chili aioli, mint, and micro-scallions. They go great with a glass of rosé or one of the specialty cocktails named after Chicago neighborhoods, such as the Wicker Park, made with mezcal, cherry liqueur, and lemon.


Best Burger in Chicago – 15 Mouthwatering Choices

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Seeking out the best burger in Chicago can be an overwhelming task. You can scrounge through Yelp, ask your neighborhood shop keeper or start with these recommendations and see if you learn of anywhere else on your travels. The neighborhoods of Chicago that have the word West or Square in them really seem to have a knack for grilling up quality burgers, but there are a few that are definitely worth going out of your way for. Read More…



Father’s Day dining in Chicago

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Unite Urban Grill will be serving up 22 ounce cowboy steaks just for Father’s Day, and will be open for normal business hours. Dads will also receive a bottle of the restaurant’s own basting sauce for the next time he breaks out the grill.


Wine & Wings at Unite Urban Grill

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Unite Urban Grill welcomes guest to enjoy their signature Glazed Chicken Wings and select bottles of wine for half-price. With the deal, guests can pair a favorite varietal of wine with Unite’s award-winning appetizer, and stay on to savor the lineup of grilled steaks and chops, seafood, shareable snacks and flavorful veggies for one tasty Tuesday night. Four bottles of red and four bottles of white are featured each Tuesday night for the deal.