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La Plancha Loca plants roots in Highwood following Taco Fest success

by Olivia Vallone, Editorial Intern Life & Arts, Dining Out

The building at 548 Sheridan Road was a diner, dry cleaner, two hair salons and a Metro PCS store before finally becoming home to the unique taqueria La Plancha Loca.

Jorge Blancas owns the shop and runs it with his...

Menu revamp helps reopened Lucky Fish

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

When Lucky Fish closed in December of 2018, it left a void in Highwood that the area was looking to replace.

In May, it found that replacement — Lucky Fish.

The restaurant reopened in its same location...

Bartaco brings coastal, relaxed environment to Deerfield

by Martin Carlino, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Relaxing on the coastal beaches of Southern California and dining out in downtown Deerfield usually aren’t associated experiences.

But the management team behind Deerfield’s bartaco believes a visit to its restaurant...