Buzz Café

Local restaurants demonstrated commitment to eliminate single use plastics Read more


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11 local restaurants win Johnson Award Read more


National Oatmeal Cookie Day is April 30th Read more


The Oak Park Board of Trustees approved its first license to a restaurant under its new BYOB (bring your own bottle) ordinance, and now it’s considering reining in the cost for restaurant owners. Read more


Election Day will be here before you know it, and the local eatery, Buzz Café, is holding a series of forums for candidates running for office in Oak Park and River Forest. Read more


Timothy Inklebarger

Laura Maychruk, owner of Buzz Café, is the first restaurant owner to apply for a new license in the village required to allow patrons to bring their own liquor, wine or beer to drink with meals Read more


Check out all twelve prizes in our unique holiday contest and enter before it is too late! Read more


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It has been decades in the making, but the Oak Park Arts District is coming into its own. Read more



David Hammond

A recent visit to Rwanda turned me around about coffee (and a lot of other matters). I brought back several kilos of Rwandan coffee in my suitcase. It's fantastic. Read more



Missy Badynee

Ten years ago my family reluctantly decided to kiss Detroit goodbye and move to Chicagoland for a job opportunity we couldn't turn down. Read more


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Melissa Elsmo

Most folks consider this quick cooking sandwich to be perfect make-at-home fare; after all, a good grilled cheese can be made from nothing more than a few simple ingredients: butter, melting cheese, and hearty bread. Read more


Buzz Café on Lombard Avenue in Oak Park has been a community mainstay for almost two decades. Read more