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Learn and visit our region's vineyards and wineries.
Exploring Our Region’s Vineyards & Wineries

Illinois is experiencing a new renaissance in cold-weather winemaking, and our region stands at the center of this activity. Discover a few prime vineyards right in your own backyard.

Sam Sabani and Dan Isai present a familiar yet creative menu at Tavern on Clark, in Rockford.
Tavern on Clark: Quality Menu in a Classy Setting

East Rockford’s newest locally owned eatery is a classy combination of quality food and professional gathering place. Take a look inside, and meet the family behind this mouthwatering menu.

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Shogun and Izakaya 88: A Modern Twist on Japanese Cuisine

The newest addition to this longtime favorite takes a new spin on the Japanese restaurant as we know it. See what sets these twins apart.

Chris Manuel, Sean Farr, Reed Sjostrom and Dustin Koch.
Rockford Brewing Co.: Where Old and New Come Together

Prairie Street Brewhouse’s latest attraction joins a creative menu, craft brewing and a wicked location in one of downtown Rockford’s hottest new destinations.

Paul Sletten, owner of Abreo, Social and PK Diner, pictured with his 18-month-old son, Frank.
PK Diner: Paul Sletten Opens a Third Restaurant

The owner of downtown favorites Abreo and Social this summer reveals his newest creation, a modern take on the classic American diner. Find out what awaits.