Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Lao Sze Chuan, an Evanston restaurant that cooks authentic Sichuan province cuisines and imports ingredients from China, face profit losses as the U.S.-China Trade War escalates.

Chinese-owned small businesses in Chicagoland face tough winter as trade war escalates

August 15, 2019

The Hunan Spring restaurant in Evanston was once a bustling business with more than 150 customers per day. Manager Quan Shun Chen told the Daily in Chinese waiters and managers did not even have time to...

Owner of Lao Sze Chuan chain pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering charges

May 16, 2016

Tony Hu, the owner of Evanston’s Lao Sze Chuan, pleaded guilty to charges of money laundering and wire fraud charges in federal court Monday. Hu, a famous chef in the Chicago area, reached a plea...

Lao Sze Chuan, a chain restaurant throughout the Chicago area, has an Evanston location at 1633 Orrington Ave. The owner of the chain, Tony Hu, was charged for wire fraud and money laundering in federal court Friday.

Owner of Lao Sze Chuan charged with underreporting cash receipts

May 15, 2016

Tony Hu, a celebrity chef who owns Chinese restaurants throughout the Chicago area including Evanston’s Lao Sze Chuan, was charged in federal court Friday for hiding cash receipts to avoid paying state...

Forever Yogurt, Lao Sze Chuan, Olive Mediterranean Grill and La Macchina Cafe are all opening this summer in downtown Evanston. The popular Chicago eatery Farmhouse opened its first location in Evanston last week.

Grubbing soon: What’s new to eat this summer in downtown Evanston

July 14, 2013

Passersby clogged the sidewalk in front of Farmhouse Evanston, the city's newest restaurant, trying to grab a glimpse of the menu on its opening day Wednesday. The Midwestern craft tavern, 703 Church St.,...

City officials are looking to balance between downtown Evanstons thriving restaurant scene with a number of empty properties in the area.

In Focus: Downtown Evanston looks beyond restaurant scene for economic boon

May 20, 2013

The ambient lighting and warmth of Found, a contemporary American bistro established in Evanston late last year, highlights its thoughtful, locally produced dishes. The restaurant sits at a refurbished...

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