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Tocco brings simple Italian ‘touch’ to Winnetka

by Jason Addy, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Less than a year after closing his Wicker Park restaurant and taking a break from the industry, Bruno Abate jumped back in by launching Tocco last November in Winnetka.

“I can’t imagine myself doing nothing,” Abate said, explaining his...

North Shore restaurants dangle the carrot to entice vegans

by Staff report Life & Arts, Dining Out

For the past six years, more than half a million people have spent the month of January abstaining from not only meat, but dairy as well, cutting all animal products out of their lives to take part in an all-vegan January.

According to a...

New Nepalese restaurant spicing things up in Highwood

by Michael Wojtychiw, Contributing Sports Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Himalayan Sherpa Kitchen hasn’t even been in Highwood for three months, but that hasn’t stopped the restaurant from combining a little bit of the old with a little of the new.

When the restaurant opened in the same space that Curry Hut had...