New beer columnist Joshi Fullop takes us on a journey through a beer awakening, from keg stands to Belgian beers and barley wines.
Bevier Café serves scrumptious lunch for your stomach, and Justine serves food porn photography and video for your eyes.
For Thad Morrow, executive chef and owner of bacaro, buying and cooking locally isn't just important, it's a way of doing good business. Now, lunch is on the table, too.
Amano's Pizza has quietly been making good pies at affordable prices in east Urbana. For those in a pinch, it just might be the ticket to a fine night of take-out.
The Brunch Hunt returns, after a false start, to dive in to the best places in C-U to get a sizzled egg and lots more on Sunday mornings. First up, the downtown classic: Radio Maria.
An inside look at the renowned downtown Champaign establishment through the eyes of its "dinosaur bartender." Get the scoop on the forthcoming Blind Pig brewpub on Neil.
Anna Barnes stumbled upon a local secret: Pekara baker Dusan Katic is baking bread that is unlike anyone else's in town. Who says you have to travel to San Francisco to get good sourdough?
Lil' Porgy's sauce can't be beat, and Hickory River smokes brisket like a Texan with attitude. But Black Dog Smoke & Ale House brings a few time-honored BBQ traditions of its own to C-U's dining scene when it opens on Wednesday.
For those who love Vietnamese food, Xinh Xinh Cafe is more than a welcome addition to Champaign-Urbana — it is a gift.
Zack Grant leads a new effort to grow food for U of I students on U of I land. Will feeding students local produce make them more involved in sustainable agriculture?
When the brothers Davis and their in-laws found that the old Fat City was sitting vacant last year, they decided to offer a new spin on a C-U tradition.
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