Kate Silver

Kate Silver is a freelance journalist based in Chicago. Her work appears in Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Saveur, Men’s Health, and other publications, and she is the author of Frommer's Easy Guide to Chicago.

A woman is pictured reading in a bookstore.

Indie Bookstores Embrace the Side Hustle

A rebounding industry is finding success by doing what Amazon can’t. So grab a drink, make some friends, and stay awhile.

Seaside's take-out offerings include this stuffed lobster roll on a metal tray

Your Favorite Delivery Options May All Come From a Shared Stove

In the age of on-demand food, is a restaurant more than a brand?