Whiskey Barrel Saloon

305 W. 2nd Street Rock Falls, IL 815-716-8061

Epicure Bistro

718 W. Northwest HWY Barrington, IL 60010 847-382-1677 www.epicurebistro.com

Lindy’s Landing: Staying Afloat Through Waves of Change

After 50 years in business, Lindy’s Landing is a Wauconda institution, but tradition hasn’t stopped this restaurant from seeking new ideas to satisfy a changing market.






Baird & Warner Celebrates 160 Years of Service

What’s now the largest real estate broker in Illinois and the oldest in the nation has certainly grown with its hometown. The values of its founders still ring true today, through five generations of family ownership.






Isacco: Northern Italian Fare Cooked with Finesse

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.






Docks Bar & Grill

Casual/American. Burgers, wraps, salads, steaks, pasta. Overlooking Bangs Lake
313 E. Liberty St., Wauconda
(847) 526-3625






Custom-Designed Rooms You Just Can’t Beat

Discover four projects that took a bonus room from plain to amazing. Step inside these cozy home theatres, libraries and bars.






Sun-Kissed Summer Fashion

NWQ travels to ROOF on theWit, a bar with an eagle’s eye view of downtown Chicago, for this summer’s fashion shoot. See inside for photos and exclusive video.






Hounds Blue Moon: Comfort Food Served Up With a Bit of Fancy

Restaurant Profile: Discover an Aurora restaurant that combines comfort food with a classy, white-tablecloth atmosphere, and find out how the owner’s dog has a special place here.






Pizzeria NEO

Casual. Handmade pizza baked in a wood-burning brick oven. Bruschetta, antipasto, salads, bar
31 S. 1st St., St. Charles
(630) 377-8700