Regional Dining Guide - 22
Rosie Burd (left) shows off her holiday cooking, alongside her 4-year-old daughter, Isabelle, and mother, Nina Salamone. (Tom Clabough photo)
‘Meat’ You at the Holiday Dinner Table

Wondering what foods should dress your table this holiday season? Our resident experts share a few tips on selecting the perfect cut of meat.

Owner Talia Castrogiovanni with her father, Nick Castrogiovanni.
Favorite Italian Dishes With a Twist at Ciao Bella

Restaurant Profile: This restaurant owner’s family history in the food industry gave her a head start on her own business.

Chef/owner Paul Sletten in his newest bar and restaurant, Social, which offers classy drinks and a menu that stars locally-produced foods. (Dustin Waller photo)
Local Foods, Classy Drinks From a Favorite Chef at Social

Restaurant Profile: Meet a familiar local chef whose new venture in downtown Rockford, Ill., is all about local foods and unique drinks.

Enjoying the Great River Wine Trail

Learn about the nine locally-owned wineries that make up the Great River Wine Trail, and find out how you can enjoy this tri-state treasure.