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.

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?

Craft Beverages Abound in DeKalb County

Did you know that a variety of masterful breweries, wineries and distilleries call DeKalb County home? Step inside a few, and learn how they’re taking advantage of the region’s abundance.

The Cary Ale House & Brewing Co: Craft Beer and Local Food Shine

High-quality locally brewed beer meets with one-of-a-kind locally sourced dishes at this best-kept-secret in downtown Cary.

Village Vintner Winery & Brewery

2380 Esplanade Drive, Algonquin, IL (847) 658-4900 www.TheVillageVintner.com

Masters of Their Craft: Fox Valley Brewing & Distilling

The art of brewing and distilling is all about transformation, something these creative craftsmen know all about. Eron Harvey introduces us to four renegade souls who are as unique as the drinks they bottle.

The Basics of Great Craft Wines & Beers

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.

London Pub & Grill: Serving Up England’s Favorites

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.

Chez Moi

Casual/French-American. Handmade crepes, galettes, salads, sandwiches, quiche, croissants, coffee, wine, beer.
415 W. State St., Geneva
(331) 248-0654

Duke’s Alehouse and Kitchen: Local Ingredients & Fresh, Earth-Friendly Fare

Green describes more than the fresh produce at this Crystal Lake restaurant, where the idea of fresh ingredients takes on a whole new meaning.