Eating with kids
Ditch the utensil and up the fun.
Hedge your family’s bets for a good Year of the Snake by celebrating Chinese New Year with these symbolic dishes.
Made in limited quantities with unheard-of ingredients, these are not your bubbe’s bagels.
Your baby won’t remember his first birthday party—but you will. Here are five great cake options to make sure it’s as special as your little angel.
The best burgers in town for you and your family.
We check out Bread & Wine, Tavernita, Batter and Berries and Bar Toma.
Kiddie crawl Edison Park
A meal to make everyone happy, minus the drive-through and cardboard boxes.
Our panel taste tests allergy-safe alternatives to peanut butter.
Fantastic flavors of ice cream, ice, gelato and sorbet from Chicagoland shops. We tried them all. Now it’s your turn.
These Chicago restaurants accommodate kids with allergies.
On Chicago's lakefront, there's no shortage of sun, sand and kid-baiting treats.
Move beyond toasted Wonder with Kraft to these more interesting options.
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