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  • Winter Market takes root at Gaetano's in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Farmers’ Market has come in from the cold to stretch out the summertime joy of locally sourced edibles and artisan provisions. T ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Thai Express in Geneva latest vehicle for restaurateur

    GENEVA – The serenely smiling face of a woman depicted in a carved sculpture from Thailand helps set the tone of hospitality at Thai Express, which re ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 2:16 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Urban Counter in St. Charles offers 'high quality, fresh, made-to-order food'

    ST CHARLES – After successfully changing perspectives about gas station food, the new restaurant concept Urban Counter still is growing and has opened ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Taste of the Town: From their backyard to yours

    Two North Aurora men – and Batavia natives – have found success with their barbecue catering business.
    July 1, 2016 - 5:33 am
  • Taste of the Town: Fast Eddie's Hot Dog Cart finds success in unlikely location

    The owners of Fast Eddie’s Hot Dog Cart practically stumbled upon an idea that worked. Located in an industrial park, the duo set up the cart one day ...
    June 14, 2016 - 8:32 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Trendy, affordable cuisine along the Fox

    ST. CHARLES – After having success with another St. Charles restaurant, Spotted Fox Ale House, Marwan Taib saw an opportunity to find even more succes ...
    June 3, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Taste of the Town: More than just pizza

    GENEVA – Brian Goewey was looking for the right opportunity. He had already been part of an investm ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • Chit-Chat: Chef Alain Roby opens new fine-dining restaurant 'Primo' in Geneva

    GENEVA – Chef Alain Roby likes sweets. He also likes fine dining. Who says he couldn’t combine the two?
    April 21, 2016 - 7:57 am
  • Taste of the Town: Doughocracy in Geneva offers build-your-own pizzas, more

    GENEVA – When a group decides to order pizza, every so often there can be a disagreement on what toppings to get.
    March 31, 2016 - 6:49 am
  • Taste of the Town: Villa Verone celebrating 20 years

    GENEVA – When Pietro Verone moved to the United States in 1971, he had a desire to open a restaurant.
    March 3, 2016 - 6:41 am
  • Limestone Coffee and Tea draws patrons with food, drink, artwork

    BATAVIA – Maureen and Dennis Mares had a good run.They had opened Limestone Coffee and Tea in Batavi ...
    Feb. 17, 2016 - 11:05 pm