Archive for the ‘Dining’ Category

Panera Bread Celebrates Opening on Berwyn’s Cermak Road

Panera Bread champions the belief that “food you can feel good about can bring out the best in all of us.” The bakery-café is known nationwide for their bakery items, specialty drinks, soups, salads, sandwiches and more. A ribbon cutting was held in conjunction with the City of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) on April 25. For overmore »

Chicago Magazine Features Berwyn Field Guide in May Issue

Ever wanted a field guide to Berwyn? Chicago Magazine has delivered! Check our their May 2018 Issue, page 31-32 and create your own Berwyn-centric adventure with friends and family. We’re truly #NothingLikeASuburb. Want to view the magazine online? Visit Zinio here to purchase a copy or read on down below. If physical copies are more your speed, visit a newsstand nearmore »

Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Jamie Macchione of Flapjack Brewery

Meet James Macchione of Flapjack Brewery (6833 W Stanley Ave), est. 2013 Hometown: Berwyn Current Residence: Chicago All About Jamie: James Macchione was born in Berwyn and spent most of his life there. This is where his pizza obsession started; his parents, Emily and Bob, would make homemade pizza every week. He attended St. Leonard School in Berwyn and then wentmore »

Czech Main-Stay Re-Opens on Cermak Road

Cermak Road staple Czech Plaza Restaurant has reopened their doors at 7016 W Cermak Rd. The 45-year-old restaurant boasts the same time honored menu featuring Czech specialties like Fruit Dumplings and Breaded Pork Tenderloin; they’ve also added a kid’s menu. Familiar faces will greet you, as previous Czech Plaza employees make up their new management team. A ribbon cutting wasmore »

Hop into Easter Fun in Berwyn!

Easter weekend is here! Celebrate in town with family and friends—check out what’s going on in your neck of the woods 🙂 #HappyEaster Brunchin’ and more! Conga Cuban Cafe will begin hosting brunch, starting with Easter Sunday! Bring the family over between 9AM-3PM for a delicious holiday start. Autre Monde Café & Spirits will be open from 11AM-7PM on Easter.more »

Flapjack Brewery on Best Bar Podcast Ever

The Depot District’s beloved haunt, Flapjack Brewery, was recently highlighted on the Best Bar Podcast Ever. The podcast sat down with co-owner Paul Macchione to learn more about our hometown brewery. Give it the episode a listen below! #BuyBerwyn 

Sláinte! Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Berwyn!

You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Berwyn has a slew of events and specials just for you during St. Paddy’s Day weekend. Check out what’s going on in our neck of the woods! From Corned Beef to St. Paddy’s Day Treats Big Guys Sausage Stand (7021 W Roosevelt Rd): Only $12.50 for a corned beef sandwich,more »


WHAT: Depot District Mini-Golf Pub Crawl WHEN: Sat, Apr 21, 2018 from 12:00PM to 6:00PM WHERE: Various locations in Berwyn’s Depot District WHY: Grab your putter and 3 friends and tour the Depot District’s repertoire of taverns and restaurants at the 15th Annual Depot District Mini-Golf Pub Crawl. Each venue will display a handmade mini-golf green to challenge the event’s spirited crowd! All participantsmore »

Tony’s Finer Foods Fresh Market to Open in Berwyn

Grocer Will Replace Meijer To Anchor Cermak Plaza On March 13, 2018, Berwyn’s City Council unanimously approved a redevelopment agreement with regional full-service grocery chain Tony’s Finer Foods Fresh Market to anchor its iconic Cermak Plaza located at the intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue. Tony’s currently has 15 locations in the Chicagoland area and will fill the spacemore »

Five Metro Chicago Culver’s Restaurants to Host Back the Badge for Fallen Chicago Police Commander

  The GKA Group, a metro Chicago Culver’s franchisee, and Culver’s invites all community members to visit their participating restaurants on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 4 pm until 8 pm for a special fundraising event to support the family of the fallen Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer. Five metro Chicago Culver’s restaurants will host the fundraiser in each locationmore »