Lin’s Garden Restaurant

Casual/Chinese. Best of Fox for Asian fare for 15 years
2400 E. Main, St. Charles
(630) 513-6060

Isacco Kitchen

Upscale-Casual/Italian. Authentic fare from an Italian chef. Bar
210 Cedar St., St. Charles
(630) 444-0202

Francesca’s by the River

Casual/Italian. Authentic fare of Umbria, Tuscany and Lazio
200 S. 2nd St., St. Charles
(630) 587-8221
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Filling Station Pub & Grill

Casual/American. Family-friendly, antique decor, shaded patio, bar
300 W. Main, St. Charles
(630) 584-4414

El Puente Restaurant

Casual/Mexican. Signature margaritas, fresh authentic fare.
112 E. Main, St. Charles
(630) 377-8884

Success Story: The Vertical Drop Ski & Patio Shop

Learn why a “huge inventory” philosophy works for this St. Charles retailer of ski and patio equipment.

Local Ties to the Underground Railroad

It was neither under the ground nor a real railroad, but its participants helped thousands of black slaves in America to escape from bondage. Writer and photographer Jon McGinty travels to local stops along the escape route.

Arcedium Coffeehouse

Coffee, baked goods, sandwiches
60 Indiana St., St. Charles
(630) 444-0610