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A Lively And Inviting Culinary Experience: Nisos Prime Offers An Exceptional Experience

A Lively And Inviting Culinary Experience: Nisos Prime Offers An Exceptional Experience

WEST LOOP: Nisos Prime, a sanctuary of culinary indulgence situated at 802 West Randolph Street, serving as the flagship venue among three distinct and exhilarating dining and lounge experiences in Chicago’s vibrant West Loop. Having opened its doors in August 2023, Prime Bar and the nightlife hotspot, The Lounge, complement this captivating oasis, each offering an elevated food and beverage program meticulously curated by the acclaimed Chef Rick Tramonto, in his role as Food & Beverage Director for Parker Hospitality. At Nisos Prime, patrons are greeted with Parker Hospitality's hallmark warm and inviting ambiance, set amidst a meticulously designed backdrop evocative of a Mediterranean haven. Guests are encouraged to savor their meals amidst this tranquil setting before embracing the allure of a night out in the city. Brad Parker, Founder and CEO of Parker Hospitality, expresses, “Nisos Prime epitomizes our commitment to crafting unforgettable experiences for our guests. While each facet of Nisos stands as a destination in its own right, together, they harmonize to create an atmosphere that is both exhilarating and exceptional.” The pinnacle of this trifecta is undoubtedly [Nisos Prime](https://www.nisosprime.com./), where delectable steaks, handcrafted cocktails, an extensive wine selection, and the alluring flavors of the Mediterranean converge seamlessly. Under the guidance of Chef Tramonto and the culinary team at Nisos Prime, the menu celebrates the rich tapestry of Mediterranean culinary heritage, honoring the fusion of land and sea. Embark on your evening with signature cocktails such as the Mary & Monty Rose (featuring Montelobos mezcal, Campari-infused rosemary, and Antica vermouth) or the tantalizing It’s Dangerous (crafted with Figenza vodka, elderflower, pomegranate, and lemon). Alternatively, indulge in the opulence of caviar service paired with fine champagne to commence your dining experience. Don't miss the Tableside Prosciutto Cart—an unforgettable culinary experience unique to Nisos Prime.

Behind The Scenes At The Epiphany Center For The Arts

Behind The Scenes At The Epiphany Center For The Arts

Conceived with a profound vision to restore Epiphany as a gathering place, the historically significant Church of the Epiphany has undergone a meticulous transformation into an iconic cultural hub. Aptly named 'For the Good of Art, Entertainment, and Events,' this preserved masterpiece spans an impressive 42,000 square feet. The thoughtfully designed campus hosts three distinctive venues and a rich array of amenities, featuring art studios, classrooms, exhibition spaces, a commercial and catering kitchen, a café, a VIP suite, and a selection of artistically curated outdoor areas. Among these outdoor spaces are a charming quarter-acre courtyard, a spacious terrace, and a breathtaking patio, enhancing the overall ambiance. The exemplary design reflects careful consideration for both aesthetics and functionality. [The Church of the Epiphany](https://epiphanychi.com/) is more than a venue; it is a multifaceted cultural space that transcends its historical roots to serve as a dynamic nexus for creativity and community engagement. Epiphany's commitment to diverse and inclusive art programming stands as a testament to its dedication to uniting the community and artists alike, embodying the spirit of 'Bringing Chicago Together.' This revitalized space not only preserves the rich heritage of the Church of the Epiphany but also propels it into a vibrant future, where it serves as a cornerstone for artistic expression and communal connection.

Burnt City Brewing

Burnt City Brewing

“No one comes between you and your beer” is the motto at District Brew Yards in West Town. This past June, Burnt City Brewing, one of Chicago’s first brewpubs, celebrated its 10th anniversary at District Brew Yards. According to the owners, it’s the first of its kind in the nation to house a production brewery collective, pour-your-own beer hall, and shop under one roof. Originally Atlas Brewing, the brand was forced to rename its company due to a legal naming dispute. In 2016, Partners John and Ben Saller and Steve Soble decided to (theoretically) burn everything to the ground and re-conceptualize the brand. Thus, leading to a more contemporary brand with a new name, look and approach to brewing. Burnt City is now known for its reinventing spirit and innovative choices of beer ingredients. Now, also known as the home brewery at the freshly minted District Brew Yards as they can finally open fully as we make our way out of the pandemic. “We opened up three years ago, unfortunately right before the pandemic, but we’re over here at Ashland and Hubbard in what is the brewing district of Chicago,” said Soble. The pour-your-own beer hall in West Town takes the food hall concept and flips it on its end, making the beer the starring attraction. One food option is also offered, Lillie’s Q. It supplies the food for the four breweries on site; Burnt City Brewing, Around the Bend Beer Co., Bold Dog Beer Co, and Casa Humilde Cerveceria Artesanal. “We look forward to celebrating the adventure that we’ve been on for the past decade,” Soble said. “We want to remind customers that we’ve been around longer than most breweries in Chicago, drink some beer, eat some food, but most importantly: Just have a real good time.” To learn more about District Brew Yards, [click here](https://districtbrewyards.com/).