Sheila Rajagopal and Clay Smith


The Gadabout— Top 5 Chicago Outdoor Dining

From Old Town to Downtown, Chicago eateries are taking it to the streets.


June 2, 2009


Chicago lays claim to at least twenty gastro-pubs, but the Bristol is one of the best.


May 8, 2009

Gadabout—Hyde Park Barbecue and Bakery

While the Hyde Park Barbecue and Bakery—formerly Orly's—serves up some winning dishes, it's still a good idea to look outside of Hyde Park for good 'cue.


April 10, 2009

The Gadabout—Handlebar

This trendy bar and grill features popular American cuisine with a vegetarian twist and a superb beer selection.


February 27, 2009

The Gadabout—1/16/09

Sola serves up a genuine take on Pacific-inspired American food year-round.


January 16, 2009

Gadabout—Mana Food Bar

Mana Food Bar, a laid back, intimate vegetarian restaurant, abandons the usual "faking" of meat in favor of showcasing vegetables in their own right.


November 14, 2008


Uncommon Ground, with one outpost on Devon Street and another by Wrigley Stadium, shifts easily between the roles of independent coffee shop, music venue, and restaurant.


October 31, 2008

The Gadabout—October 17, 2008

The Gadabout stops in to Piece for a reprieve from these hard times in the form of New Haven-style pizza and homemade beer.


October 17, 2008

The Gadabout—May 9, 2008


May 9, 2008

Gadabout—Berry Chill


April 24, 2008