Whether you prefer seafood, steak, burgers or brick-oven pizza, you are sure to find something you love at these five excellent outdoor spaces. ...

Breakfast is just the starting point for the inventive menu at this spot in downtown Crystal Lake. Meet the inventive chef who puts a creative, and healthy, spin on every meal. ...

With a newly remodeled space and a fresh new menu, this longtime Elgin hangout is impressing new diners and longtime fans. ...

Not sure what all of those big booze terms mean? Study up, and explore the basic terminology and tools that can help you to enjoy a locally produced drink. ...

Born from this chef's lifetime love for food and the restaurant business, this St. Charles eatery is a true taste of Italy. See how fresh ingredients and grandma's recipes make all the difference. ...

A variety of Asian tastes -- Chinese, Thai, Japanese -- come together at this unique Barrington hangout, owned by two longtime faces in the Chicago food scene. ...

Healthy dining comes quite naturally to this inventive chef, whose Woodstock restaurant celebrates vegetarian cuisine that's appealing to both veggie and meat-lovers. ...

Discover an Elgin restaurant that's 'staked' a position in the community, through a wide menu of mouthwatering food. ...

Discover a restaurant born from a family's desire to re-create an authentic Texas taste. ...

Jump across the pond at this unique British-themed eatery, where the menu includes an award-winning fish 'n' chips recipe. Discover what else is inside this new Crystal Lake favorite. ...