Regional Dining Guide

Ishnala Supper Club: Where Tradition Meets Great Dining


This eatery hasn’t changed much since the early 1950s. Find out why this place is more than just a typical restaurant and learn why the owner is just fine with patrons leaving their phones in their pockets.

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KaleidoScoops: Good, Old-Fashioned Ice Cream

What says summer like an ice cream cone? Meet the friendly face behind this hometown shop in downtown Crystal Lake, and discover what keeps folks coming in the doors all year long.






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Focused on Future, Port Edward Casts Wide Net

This longtime Algonquin favorite, always seeking something novel, is setting out to capture new diners while still maintaining the atmosphere and service that have made it a hallmark for five decades. See what’s in store.






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Crystal Lake Brewing: Doubled Capacity Means Double Excitement

Beer lovers around northern Illinois can’t seem to get enough of this homegrown brewery’s product. Now, with a newly doubled brewing capacity, this Crystal Lake team is setting its sights on the future.






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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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