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Mamma Onesta’s offers honestly good Italian fare

by Dennis D. Jacobs, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

One would think a city with a strong Italian heritage like Lockport would have an outstanding Italian restaurant.

It does.

Mamma Onesta’s, 1100 S. State St., fits the bill in every category.


Continuing cooking with love

by Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Don Melton has an unusual but effective way of measuring whether or not customers enjoy his food.

“He actually watches the garbage come back to see how much people are eating or not eating,” said Victoria Melton, Don’...

Cuzin’s classes up bar food

by Michael Gilbert, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

“A friendly neighborhood bar serving Chicago Southside pizza and bar food with a twist!”

That slogan appears atop every menu presented to diners at Cuzin’s. It also could not be a more fitting statement for the Tinley...