Addie and Tim Ford conjure the spirits of the historic pilots from their distillery's name, creating bold combinations that stand the test of time. ...

Delicious food served in a lovingly restored historic building. There's no need to wait for a special occasion to enjoy a meal at this favorite Galena hot spot. ...

Long known as a premier restaurant and wedding venue in Rockford, this beloved destination is expanding its presence to two other favorite local venues. The result is an elegant, and elevated experience in some high-demand outdoors locations. ...

In their quest to bring a "big-city" restaurant to downtown Rockford, this couple has found a unique fusion in Peruvian cuisine, with influences from China, Japan and beyond. ...

It’s a hot spot of activity all summer long, and it keeps the entertainment coming through the cold winters. This downtown Rockford spot is a favorite to locals and travelers on many levels. ...

With a new executive chef at the helm, the restaurant inside this Galena bed-and-breakfast is rising to a new level. ...

They're brothers, best friends and now business partners in a growing enterprise in Galena, Ill. And the fun is only just beginning. ...

This Roscoe, Ill., treasure began by accident, but what a happy one it's been. From weddings to wine explorations, this new venue is happy to share its passion for good wine and beautiful terrain. ...

Downtown Ottawa’s classy brewpub joins together local harvests, a killer menu and an inspiring century-old building where magic is in the making. It’s easy to become immersed, surprised and deliciously satisfied with a visit to the Lone Buffalo by Tangled Roots Brewing Co., 808 LaSalle St., in downtown Ottawa. This traditional, yet innovative brewpub and tap room is near four ...

What once was a dilapidated building in an industrial district has found new life as a destination for people to live, work and play. Now, as many return to business-as-usual, the Brewhouse is prepared for many a social event. For many years, Prairie Street Brewing Co. has served as a social landmark in Rockford. It’s where people go to grab ...