Benton Street Boardwalk Goes Over Estimate

Benton Street Boardwalk Goes Over Estimate

Final costs for project total $61,000 A city-funded outdoor dining project ended up costing Woodstock over 20 percent more than estimated. Final expenses for the Benton Street Boardwalk totaled $61,115.52, according to Paul Christensen, Woodstock’s finance director....
Rosati’s Debuts Outdoor Seating

Rosati’s Debuts Outdoor Seating

A Woodstock restaurant best known for pizza has added an outdoor dining option. Cheryl Rosati, Woodstock, owns Rosati’s, a family-owned establishment which started as a takeout and delivery location. Together with her sons Michael and Anthony, the family expanded...
Farm-to-Table at Woodstock Restaurant

Farm-to-Table at Woodstock Restaurant

Owners of a Woodstock restaurant are proud to serve farm-fresh food to their customers — and even prouder to say they are the ones behind the process.  Mary Witt and Antonio Delgado own Isabel’s Family Restaurant at 1110 N. Seminary Ave. The husband and wife team...
Woodstock Restaurant Wins Ribfest

Woodstock Restaurant Wins Ribfest

Woodstock’s BBQ King Smokehouse, 125 E. Calhoun St., defeated 12 competitors and took home the grand prize for best ribs for the second consecutive year at Chicago’s Ribfest.  Owner Jason Szmurlo has hauled his smoker to the annual competition, hosted June 8 to 10 in...
Council OKs Purchase for Outdoor Dining Project

Council OKs Purchase for Outdoor Dining Project

Part of Benton Street is set to be reserved for al fresco dining this summer after the Woodstock City Council approved plans for a project that some said shouldn’t receive public funding. Restaurants along Benton Street will be able to pay a fee to use one of several...
Mia Passione Now Open on Main St.

Mia Passione Now Open on Main St.

Woodstock’s newest addition to the downtown area, Mia Passione, 228 Main St., serves up what owner Michael Palmieri calls “Italian-American comfort food”. The Italian eatery’s Woodstock location opened March 9. Palmieri also runs a location in River Grove, which...

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