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Dining & Entertaining

  • Culinary dreamin’

    Starting a new job is always scary, but leaving behind a 26-yearlong career to open a restaurant for the first time is downright terrifying. 
    April 28, 2016 - 1:16 pm
  • Cupcakes for a cure

    F or Laura Pekarik, what began as a way to escape illness has turned into a successful food truck business, bakery and café.
    April 28, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • Vino adventures

    While cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay are still selling like crazy, there are a few new wine trends to consider.
    March 31, 2016 - 9:27 am
  • Foodie Call

    Maybe you’re planning a romantic dinner for two; maybe you had a stressful work week and can’t bear leftovers AGAIN; or maybe you’d prefer to change i ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:22 am
  • Arts aplenty

    As the weather warms, DuPage County becomes a canvas of creativity as numerous artists descend on the area for its many art festivals. The family-frie ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Art safari

    O ver the past three decades, the galleries at the College of DuPage have accumulated an impressive collection of art, most of which – after all-too-b ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:12 am
  • Spring Revival

    Spring is here!   As the world reawakens from its long winter’s nap, fresh greens begin to poke thr ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Show goes on for rock star mom

    For Gina Glocksen – a top 10 finisher on Season 6 of “American Idol – balancing the demands of music and motherhood requires a little creativity. 
    March 31, 2016 - 8:54 am
  • What’s The Point Of “Pointe”?

    The classical ballet technique referred to as “pointe”, or “en pointe”, is the style of ballet that requires a ballerina to support all of her body we ...
    March 7, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • For a great dining experience, don’t just wing it … Planit!

    P lanit Life is a one-stop shopping guide for quality dining and entertainment, featuring the best restaurants, events, activities and deals in and a ...
    Feb. 29, 2016 - 12:42 pm
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