Time to party, More companies decide

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The BusBank bus chartering firm returned to the fold of holiday revelers this year, hostingits first company year-end celebration since 2009. “We had a good year, and this year we wanted to be able to reward people,” said Brandon Dudley, CEO of the Chicago-based company, which has seen business increase by about 30 percent over… Read more »

Food Fun Friday

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So many options for the HOLIDAY fun below. Whether it is Christmas, New Year’s Eve or Day, if you can’t find fun then you’re missing out. With only a few days left to plan, don’t be left out of the fun. Carnivale, Latin-fusion cuisine located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, will remain open Christmas Eve… Read more »

Phil Vettel reccommends: Christmas Day Dining

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Bowling and movies aside, there’s not a lot to do outside the home on Christmas Day. But a good number of restaurants stand ready and willing to serve that day: Carnivale. Serving 5-10 p.m. Menu specials include Christmas lechon asada (slow-roasted hog, coconut rice), butter-poached king crab. 702 W. Fulton Market, 312-850-5005. Continue Reading …