Regional Dining Guide
More taco selections are coming to Mary’s Market. New additions include honey chipotle chicken, blackened shrimp and State Street steak tacos. (Mary’s Market photos)

Mary’s Market Expands to Fourth Location


The longtime Rockford favorite is growing this year, as it opens a new location and expands upon its cafe-style menu. That’s not all that has locals excited.

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Legacy, at Giovanni’s in Rockford, has the look and feel of a restaurant found in a big city, and it’s the sort of place founder/chef Al Castrogiovanni believes Rockford deserves. (GrahamSpencer photos)

Legacy: The Fine Dining Experience ‘Rockford Deserves’

This intimate and upbeat steakhouse looks like a modern, upscale fixture you’re more likely to see in a larger city, like Chicago or New York. Step inside this trendy new hangout and find out what else sets it apart from the local scene.

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Executive Chef Joshua Roberts. (Tom Witom photo)

Goldmoor Inn Restaurant: Galena Treasure Keeps Its Eye on the Details

This upscale, fine dining restaurant serves both overnight guests and the general public. Take advantage of the stunning views while you dine and enjoy a classic dish that’s been a staple on the menu for nearly 30 years.

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Hektor Sala (left) and his brother Mike have owned The Butterfly Club for 20 years, but the restaurant itself is nearly a century old.  (Samantha Behling photos)

The Butterfly Club: Historic Restaurant Keeps Things Fresh

This restaurant has been a staple in the Beloit community for nearly a century. Find out what keeps people coming back to this historic Wisconsin supper club.

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The secret to making delicious meals at this Italian restaurant is simple. All of the food is made from scratch with top quality ingredients.

Restaurant Profile: Lino’s Pizza and Italian Restaurant

Homemade Italian food is a staple at this longtime favorite, and it’s one of many ways this restaurant continues to feel like home.

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Regional Dining Guide SMART LIVING WEEKLY
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Smart Living Weekly – June 19, 2019

  Fun Summer Events at Midway Village Right in Our Region: The 1970s, particularly the bicentennial of the United States of America, is the theme of this year’s fourth annual…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 12, 2019

  Music by the Lake Returns for 19th Season Right in Our Region: With a musical lineup as varied as the stars shining above it, Music by the Lake’s latest…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 5, 2019

  Enjoy Rockin’ River Fest in Oregon June 15 Right in Our Region: Whether you’re celebrating Father’s Day or every day, let nature embrace you with all its beauty at…
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