Vito’s Ristorante: A Familiar Name in a New Location

It’s a family affair at this new destination in Roscoe, Ill. Meet the familiar faces behind this operation, and discover why it’s thriving in its new setting.

Abreo: A Downtown Trailblazer, by Coincidence

Chef Paul Sletten likes to keep things simple, even as his popular businesses keep on growing. Meet this passionate chef and find out how his eateries continue to blaze new trails.

The Stockholm Inn: A Rockford Classic with Scandinavian Soul

Discover how this longtime Rockford favorite honors the region’s Scandinavian ancestors, and why its traditions continue to endure.

Pig Minds Brewing Co.: Don’t Knock It Until You Try It

This establishment may only sell vegan dishes, but the general manager wants people to give this unique food a chance.

GreenFire: For Those Who Crave Something Different

This Rockford restaurant only uses natural, fresh and seasonal ingredients, all cooked in wood stone ovens. And, it boasts extensive wine, cocktail and craft beer lists to wash it all down.

Johnny Pamcakes: Preparing Good, Old-Fashioned Food

The couple behind Rockford’s popular family-style breakfast restaurant has made the leap and opened a second location. But don’t worry — they have plenty of quality dishes and friendly service to go around.

Authentic Dining at Bravo Pizza & Italian Restaurant

he family-focused staff behind this Italian restaurant knows how to create a quality, genuine experience. See what’s inspired the wide menu of classic dishes at this popular restaurant’s two locations.

Arturo’s Mexican Restaurant

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Pearl Bistro: New Owner, Familiar Menu

The region’s original brick oven pizza bar has a new owner who aims to keep its original flavor. Check out what diners can expect at this Rockford staple.

Smart Living Weekly – November 12, 2014

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