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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: New horizon for meals in a bowl

    “Bowls!” (Chronicle), a new book by food writer and editor Molly Watson, shines a light on healthful one-dish meals.
    March 29, 2017 - 8:22 am
  • Biophysicist Robert Rowland of Batavia remembered

    BATAVIA – Scientist Robert E. Rowland of Batavia turned his eye from the subatomics of radiobiology at Argonne National Laboratory to hobbies that let ...
    March 28, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Foodie 5K to benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank

    WHEATON – Thousands of people are expected to participate April 1 in the Foodie 5K at Cantigny Park near Wheaton, which will benefit the Northern Illi ...
    March 28, 2017 - 12:18 pm
  • Food Initiative container garden workshop to take root in Batavia

    BATAVIA – "Grow Your Own Groceries – In Containers" will be presented from 1:30 to 3 p.m. April 2 in Batavia by the Just Food Initiative of the Fox Va ...
    March 26, 2017 - 8:28 am
  • 17 tips to prepare for the 2017 storm season

    Here are 17 tips to help you and your family get prepared for when bad weather strikes in 2017. ...
    March 25, 2017 - 8:03 am
  • Batavia library to book Hamilton, magic, DNA events

    BATAVIA – Three eclectic programs related to Alexander Hamilton, magic performance and DNA links to genealogy will be presented for free at the Batavi ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:06 pm
  • Chit Chat: Album release party to star Crisp at House Pub in St. Charles

    The House Pub in St. Charles has been a stage home to the band Crisp, which will return to the venue to celebrate its debut album with a performance M ...
    March 24, 2017 - 9:09 am
  • Doctor to speak at Fermilab in Batavia on proton therapy cancer teatment

    BATAVIA – Dr. Mark Pankuch of the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville will speak on "Cancer Treatments and Particle Accelerator ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:06 pm
  • Batavia 'Lumberjack Breakfast' to benefit BHS scholarship

    BATAVIA – The community is invited to an all-you-can-eat Lumberjack Breakfast fundraiser from 7:30 a.m. to noon March 26 at the Batavia Masonic Lodge, ...
    March 22, 2017 - 9:18 am
  • Geneva veteran brings military precision to Batavia painting company

    BATAVIA – A new Batavia business lets you leave for work in the morning and come back to a freshly painted home. That’s the selling point for Wow 1 Da ...
    March 21, 2017 - 2:53 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Ambrogi’s Pizza flying toward anniversary in Elburn

    ELBURN – Pizza lovers have a fellow devotee in Denny Pitts, who this spring will celebrate the first anniversary of Ambrogi’s Pizza in Elburn, a resta ...
    March 21, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Discovering a skinny twist to Cajun food

    Registered dietitian and cookbook author Shelly Marie Redmond was born in Houma, La., and sings the praises of her family’s Cajun heritage.
    March 21, 2017 - 8:02 am
  • Restaurant Madness Week in Batavia to whet appetites

    BATAVIA – A record number of businesses will take part in Batavia Restaurant Madness Week from March 20 to 24, this year covering a broader swath of t ...
    March 16, 2017 - 7:57 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Becoming a quick study on pho

    "The Pho Cookbook” (Ten Speed Press), Andrea Nguyen’s new cookbook, promises an in-depth look at Vietnam’s favorite aromatic comfort food – and she de ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Batavia American Legion Post invites prospective members, plans Poppy Day

    BATAVIA – American Legion Post 504 in Batavia, whose next monthly meeting begins at 7 p.m. March 21, is gearing up for its annual Poppy Day fundraiser ...
    March 16, 2017 - 4:07 pm