Regional Dining Guide

Creative Cocktails to Get You Through the Cold


Heat up your winter with some of these unique cocktails, which can be found only in our region.

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Chef Raises the Bar at Duke’s Alehouse in Crystal Lake

Chef Zak Dolezal offers health-conscious options at Duke’s Alehouse, in Crystal Lake. Discover what stands out on the menu.






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New Executive Chef Keeps Diners Happy at Atwater’s

Meet Kevin Gillespie, the new executive chef of Atwater’s at The Herrington Inn & Spa. Everything he makes is from scratch.






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Nat’s on Maple: Sycamore Favorite Enjoys Taste of Success

With its evolving menu, comfort food has remained the staple of this cozy Sycamore restaurant for more than a decade.






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Goal Line Sports Bar & Grill: Elevated Pub Menu Scores Points with Customers

This Crystal Lake eatery offers a diverse menu of popular pub dishes, each of which has received a personal twist from a couple of creative chefs.






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