Regional Dining Guide - 6
A Checklist of Regional Craft Beer and Wine

We’ve made our list and checked it twice. Now, can you visit them all this season?

Elgin BBQ Pit: Barbecue with a Mexican Twist

Meet an engaging restaurateur who’s leaving his own imprint on the Elgin dining scene and attracting patrons from around the region.

Gia Mia: Geneva’s New Gem

Its menu is dominated by fresh ingredients and homemade dough — not to mention a few seasonal specialties derived in this chef-driven restaurant. See why Genevans are excited about this new eatery.

Sweet Treats to Excite Your Senses

Satisfy your sweet tooth this season with a trip to the local confectioner. We explore six must-see stops and some of their signature treats.

Restaurant Profile: Epicure Bistro

Crepes aren’t just a breakfast place at this new Barrington bistro. Rather, the fluffy treat has become the centerpiece of a mouthwatering menu.