Thursday, March 21, 2013
As the wins mount for the Chicago Blackhawks, so does business for Deerfield’s official Blackhawk bar. College basketball fans will view multiple games as well as NCAA Tournament starts today.
As the Chicago Blackhawks keep winning Deerfield’s Trax Tavern & Grill is racking up its own kind of victories. As an official bar of the team that has had autograph sessions with people like hockey legend Bobby Hull during games, business has always picked up on game nights. The team’ success this year has had added impact. Earlier: Watch the Blackhawks Scoring Dance “It’s a lot better than it was last year,” Trax Manager Robby Cohn said. “We keep investing in it and it has paid off,” he added referring to the benefits the establishment gets for the fee it pay to the Hawks. “They talk about us on TV. It gives us a lift.” Hockey will be sharing the stage with the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament for the next three weeks starting today. …
Monday, January 7, 2013
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Why order a hot dog when you can have a fowler? From movie-inspired sandwiches to Chili Bombs at an Evanston hot dog shop. North Shore Foodie Finds has trekked to some interesting eateries in search of the strange and delicious. We want to know, what are some of your favorite food or drinks you tried in 2012? Tell us in the comment section below. To get your brains churning and possibly your bellies rumbling, here’s a look at what North Shore Foodie Finds devoured in 2012:
Friday, November 16, 2012
Deerfield restaurant has one of the North Shore’s unique desserts.
Chocolate lovers seeking a unique dessert need look no further than Deerfield’s Trax Tavern & Grill for its eight-layer cake. The eight layer creation, which measures over a foot tall, is designed to serve three to four people but on occasion has satisfied one eater, according to Trax Manager Robbie Cohn. “We have a group that comes in here once a month and four of them order their own piece,” he said. At least two of them finish it in one setting. A piece costs $13. Trax first got the idea for the cake with chocolate icing between each layer and chips on the edge a few years ago when “big” was the rage, according to Cohn. “A lot of restaurants in Chicago were doing it,” Cohn said. “We were the first to do it out here (in the suburbs). We …