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Evanston businesses say proposed soda tax will not change consumer habits

Alan Perez, Reporter

November 7, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Some Evanston businesses say they aren’t too worried about a potential tax on sugary drinks in Cook County. In the executive budget recommendation for the 2017 fiscal year, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle propo...

Best Restaurant: Bat 17

Best Restaurant: Bat 17

February 24, 2016

Best Evanston Restaurant: Bat 17

Jeanne Kuang, Managing Editor

February 27, 2015

Filed under Best of Evanston

Two's a coincidence, but three's a trend. Bat 17, 1709 Benson Ave., has claimed the Best Evanston Restaurant title for the third year in a row and not without good reason. The sandwich shop/bar/breakfast place has a lot to off...

Best Place for Dinner with the Family: Bat 17

Alex Putterman, Web Editor

February 27, 2015

Filed under Best of Evanston

Bat 17 fits perfectly in the take-your-family niche: good food, relaxed atmosphere, good location, efficient service. As a many-time winner in the "Best Restaurant" and "Best Burger" categories, Bat 17, 1709 Benson Ave., wil...

Fill your stomach without emptying your wallet

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

April 30, 2014

Filed under Food/Dining, The Current

As the wise mechanic in “The Princess Diaries” reminded a young, impressionable, pre-trendy-haircut Anne Hathaway, “It costs to be cool.” You know what else it costs to do? Eat. There are a lot of good, inexpen...

Best sandwich: Bat 17

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

May 29, 2013

Filed under Best of Evanston

1709 Benson Ave., 847-733-7117, bat17evanston.com Good sandwiches aren't rare in Evanston, but Bat 17's juicy stacks take the cake. The restaurant is not for light eaters — it offers regular-size sandwiches that are loaded...