NoonDaily FOOD | Warming Foods for a Frigid December Day

 Need a little something to take the chill off? Local dishes to warm you up on a frigid, December day are the focus of today’s NoonDaily Update. Can you match the photos with their captions below? 1. Heinen’s Grocery | Buddy the Elf, what’s your favorite COOKIE? Sally from Table and Dish is shopping at Heinen’s and sharing her family’s ... Read more...

NoonDaily FOOD | Nine Divine Salads

 With Thanksgiving coming up next week, we’re taking a look at the lighter side of local dining with NINE DIVINE SALADS recently featured at Barrington area restaurants. We’re sinking our teeth into these sweet and savory greens for today’s NoonDaily Update. Can you match the photos with their captions below? (click an image to start the gallery, tap or hover ... Read more...

NoonDaily FOOD | Ambrosia’s Cubs Creations, Seared Scallops at NEAR, Pinstripes Patio S’mores & MORE!

 I hope you’re hungry because today’s NoonDaily Update features a gorgeous gallery of amazing food found right here in the Barrington area. All of these photographs were taken of dishes and drinks prepared locally at local eateries like Pinstripes, Near, Farmhouse on North, Biaggi’s, Ambrosia Patisserie, Cook Street Coffee, Southern Belles Pancakes, Savory Salads & MORE! Feast your eyes on ... Read more...

Farmhouse on North Opens to Rave Reviews in Barrington

 Barrington’s newest restaurant, Farmhouse on North, is getting rave reviews after officially opening for business. Farmhouse serves fresh, homemade food prepared with ingredients sourced from local farms. You’ll find the restaurant in a storied North Avenue property that was originally built in 1883 as Hough Street school. They lovingly restored the space to reflect the farm-to-table menu, which is rustic, ... Read more...

114. Chicago Film Crew Takes Over Canteen Restaurant for a Day

 Did you see the Canteen Restaurant with windows covered, shrouded in black curtains and surrounded by giant film production trucks spilling out onto Lake Street Wednesday? I logged onto Facebook in the morning and people were buzzing with speculation about what was going on inside. “Rumor has it that it’s for ‘Restaurant Makeover’,” one friend shared. Another friend added, “From ... Read more...

152. Eat, Drink and be Booky with Hip New Social Club

 There’s a new book club in town that’s a little more social than serious—which is perfect if you’re a reader who likes to enjoy a cocktail or two over discussions of plot and symbolism. “LIT” is the name of the Barrington Area Library’s brand new social book club for adults designed to let you have just that kind of light-hearted ... Read more...

74. 8th Annual Barrington Taste Fest and Expo

 Once a year in Barrington, the finest local chefs all come together in one place to serve up a special menu of featured dishes for diners to sample. It’s called the Barrington Taste Fest & Expo, it’s happening Thursday night, October 27th, at the Millrose Restaurant in South Barrington and tickets are selling fast, but still available. The event is ... Read more...

Amanda Paulson Oil Paintings

28. Explore the Art of Barrington’s Amanda Paulson

 With the Barrington Art Fest just days away, we can’t let the week go by without meeting some of the artists who will have their works on display and for sale. But you don’t have to wait until this weekend to meet Barrington artist, Amanda Paulson. She’ll be the featured guest at an artist reception and wine tasting scheduled for ... Read more...

349. Celtic Fest in Bryan McGonigal’s Own Words

 McGonigal’s Pub is making it easy to be Irish in Barrington this week!  They’re hosting the community’s inaugural 2-day “Barrington Celtic Fest” starting on St. Patrick’s Day morning.  The pub is also celebrating their one year anniversary, so I thought it would be a great time to catch up with owner, Bryan McGonigal.  He’s a busy guy these days, but ... Read more...

Matthew and Leone Clarke

341. Meet the Clarkes of Clarke’s Bakery and Deli

 The month of March is one big party for a local couple that has built a thriving Barrington business around their shared passion for baking, cooking and celebrating the goodness of great homemade food. Matthew an Leone Clarke of Clarke’s Bakery and Deli are preparing feasts this month to celebrate Fat Tuesday today, St. Patrick’s Day next week, Barrington’s First ... Read more...

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