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Brazilian Restaurants in U.S. Not Bothered by Beef Ban

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Brazilian restaurants in the United States have no beef with the U.S. government’s ban on meat from Brazil because the steaks they serve are all-American. Brazil is the world’s largest meat exporter but business has been marred by scandal and safety concerns and on Thursday the United States barred imports from there. The ban will… Read more »

Dining news: Carnivale Announces New Lounge Menu

Excerpt from: Windy City Times

Latin-fusion spot Carnivale, 702 W. Fulton Market, has announced a new lounge menu. Items include smoked chicken croquettes ( with flavors like a roasted spicy buffalo aioli ) and a blueberry Sno-Cone ( featuring Bulleit bourbon with blueberry lavender limoncello ). Carnivale’s new lounge menu will is available Monday through Thursday at 4:30-6:30 p.m. for… Read more »

Dads Share What Father’s Day Means to Them

Excerpt from: WGN

OAK BROOK — Across the Chicago area, the sun, sons and daughters warmed dad’s big day on Sunday. In Dolton, one of the many Real Men Cook events drew hundreds of fathers, their partners and the kids. Downtown at Carnivale, a massive show of love for dad, coming in the form of a big brunch…. Read more »

In Good Spirits with Vodka Cocktails

Excerpt from: Dining Out Chicago

It may be clear in color and often labeled as “plain” and “flavorless,” though vodka is anything but—particularly when it’s made in small batches at a local distiller. And while this versatile spirit seems to be the perfect canvas for any cocktail, it’s only lately returned to the spotlight. According to Beverage Dynamics, a publication… Read more »