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Bacon mania runs wild on North Shore

by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

In the late 1990s, enthusiasm for bacon seemed to hit a fever pitch here in the United States. Now, years later, it doesn’t appear that what some have coined “bacon mania” is slowing down anytime soon. 


Be Market helps customers take control of their health

by Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

For Vade Sankar, the owner of Be Market in Lake Bluff, gaining knowledge about healthy foods and different ways to prepare them to make your taste buds ask for more began 10 years ago.

After watching his mother lose...

Mother-daughter duo dishes out coal-fired pizzas in Highwood

by Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

There’s a special art to cooking the pizzas at Slyce, Highwood’s newest eatery — and it requires some elbow grease. 

The restaurant owners, mother-daughter duo Laurie and Brittany Barth, use a coal-fired technique...