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In their native Sparta, Kallianis siblings Dino, George, and Renee grew up milking cows, pressing oil from olives, and finding that night?s greens in the soil, inspiring a life-long passion for organic cooking. It wasn?t until the family immigrated to Illinois that they discovered another love: Creolo cooking. According to a piece in The Chicago Tribune, the Kallianis clan befriended a pair of Louisiana natives who helped the siblings learn English and introduced them to their first taste of southern-style comfort foods such as barbecue, jambalaya, and crawfish po?boys, inspiring Dino Kallianis to promise to one day open a restaurant in their honor. That restaurant became Captain Porky?s, an establishment that combines the low country flavors the Kallianis kids grew to appreciate with the farm-to-table philosophy of their youth. Locally-grown produce joins wild fish and olive oil imported from the family?s fields in Sparta, yielding platters of walleye pike and king crab or po? boys filled with catfish. For their barbecue dishes, they slow-smoke ribs, chicken, beef brisket, and pulled pork over a pit of dry-rotted red oak wood before slathering each cut in homemade barbecue sauce and pairing them with homemade dinner rolls or cornbread. There?s also homemade baklava, made by their mother Nota, as well as an ever-changing line-up of specials that at any given time could include a beef stroganoff made with wild foraged mushrooms or whitefish Rockefeller, a dish named for it?s popularity amongst New York?s most elite ice skaters.
Each day at Beach Park Auto Care the ASE-certified technicians work hard to keep domestic and imported vehicles running smoothly and safely. They change oil filters, administer tune-ups, repair brakes, and make sure each wheel looks exactly like the original wheel did in 3500 B.C. In addition to auto maintenance and repair services, the staff also wash vehicles by hand and spruce them up during details. And, as if the shop wasn't already doing its part to keep people moving, it's also an authorized U-Haul dealer.
Just off the Illinois Beach State Park, the mascot of Franks & Fries—an anthropomorphic hot dog—greets passersby with a wave of his cane and a tip of his hat. Perched on the restaurant’s red-and-yellow sign above a few outdoor tables, the mascot serves as an ambassador for the menu of cooked-to-order bites such as Chicago-style hot dogs made with 100% Vienna Beef. Along with burgers, cheesesteaks, and baskets of seasoned curly fries, cooks prepare desserts such as fried twinkies, fried Snickers bars, and fried Oreos.
Clients often find their trips to Maves Medical Associates far more enjoyable than a visit to a typical physician. Thoughtful details enhance patient's experiences—for example, limousine service is available for easy transportation, and overnight patients stay in onsite cottages, relaxing while under the care of friendly, knowledgeable nurses. The center's board-certified physicians are just as attentive, drawing on a deep knowledge the latest aesthetic techniques when working with patients. They gently remove stubborn fat deposits from hips, thighs, and bellies with liposuction treatments and reverse the effects of age or time traveling into the future with smoothing face-lifts. In addition, vein-care specialists diminish varicose veins using CoolTouch CTEV laser technology, which redirects blood flow beneath the skin. They also specialize in correcting spider veins and broken capillaries in the face.
Weekdays at locally owned and operated sites in Des Plaines and Beach Park, the staff at Anna's Marketplace and Car Wash opens the doors at 5 a.m. to provide the fuel that humans and autos need to start their days. Those doors stay open until midnight seven days a week, ensuring patrons can find a hot cup of coffee whenever they need it and cars can get a bath without sneaking into the neighbor's pool.