BATAVIA – Batavia MainStreet will host Cocktails in the Park from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 18.
ELBURN – The Elburn Lions Club will host its monthly free spaghetti dinner night from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the Elburn Lions Club, 500 Filmore St., Elburn.
BATAVIA – Terry Beltran likens the experience of dining at Daddio’s Diner in Batavia to stopping by Grandma’s house for breakfast.
TriCity Family Services will once again host the Great Lobster Fly-In on June 15 in celebration of Father’s Day.
"Simply Swedish ... Simply Good" is the theme of the 14th annual benefit Swedish Pancake Breakfast, presented by the Swedish American Children's Choir.
A champagne high tea event is set from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Chez Moi Cafe, 415 W. State St., Geneva.
Firin’ Up the Fox BBQ Contest will host a class to become a certified barbecue judge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 11 in advance of the second annual Firin’ Up the Fox BBQ Contest in July.
BATAVIA – If you’re planning to go to Open Range American Grill in downtown Batavia, you had better make sure you have a big appetite.
Blue Goose will host another grilling event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, and the cookouts will continue every Friday and Saturday throughout the rest of spring and summer.
GENEVA – Just like finding a go-to pizza-delivery joint or Chinese takeout place, Thai food is quickly joining the ranks of other ubiquitous order-out options in the Tri-Cities.
ELBURN – A sudden spurt of new development could bring the village a fresh assortment of food choices.
“Eat. Drink. Be Happy.” scales an inner wall within Bar Louie – the newest edition to the Geneva Commons restaurant-chain gang. After ordering a couple happy-hour appetizers and a pair of flavor-packed entrees, eat we did; and happy we were.
Grenache has a temperamental reputation when it comes to a full set of a fruit cluster. There’s a pollination defect that causes fruit to burst, a process known as shatter.
ST. CHARLES – Local celebrities brought their culinary prowess April 19 to the fifth annual 30 Men vs. 30 Women Who Cook, a fundraiser presented by the Geneva Chamber of Commerce to benefit the Geneva History Center, Geneva Lions Club and Rotary Club of Geneva.
Altiro Latin Fusion – a tapas restaurant that combines innovative flavors from Latin cuisine – is located at 308 Anderson Blvd., Geneva. For more information, call 630-232-7717 or visit www.altirolatinfusion.com.
ELGIN – TheGrand Victoria Casino has officially opened its buffet-style restaurant conglomeration...
Fresh off another Wine Lover’s Weekend that was by all accounts a smashing success, breaking wine news continues to pour out of Galena.
GENEVA – Craft beer abounds at the appropriately named Geneva Ale House located along downtown Geneva’s main drag. The theater marquee – which pokes out from the building’s facade – originally caught my interest, but what got me through the door was the word “Ale.”
Sushi sails at House of Tokyo in St. Charles, where fresh items and food 'at-the-ready' keep customers coming back.
ELBURN – Annette and Dick Theobald knew they had a small space for their new sports bar and grill.