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Ximena N. Beltran Quan Kiu
Ximena N. Beltran Quan Kiu is a Thrillist contributor and communications specialist based in Chicago
Latest Posts From Ximena
An Animated Chef Leads You Through an Immersive 5-Course Meal at This Chicago Dinner Experience
Le Petit Chef at the Fairmont Hotel launched a unique dining experience.
Nov 15, 2022
A 3-Floor Immersive Harry Potter Experience Just Opened in Chicago
The 30,000 square foot enchanted attraction is taking over Water Tower Place.
Nov 15, 2022
The Best Chicago Comfort Foods to Enjoy from Home
Dinner from these local institutions tastes better under a blanket.
Sep 15, 2022
Chicago’s Best Delivery Dishes from Hispanic- and Latinx-Owned Restaurants
Expand your palate and give these dishes a try the next time you order in.
Jul 29, 2022
Savor Summer at Chicago’s Essential Waterfront Restaurants
Pretend like you're vacationing on the coast.
Apr 26, 2022
How Repurposed Agave Is the Key to New Building Projects in Mexico
This nonprofit is creating rain-harvest systems, building libraries, and providing for local families.
Apr 15, 2022
This Black-Owned Company Is Changing the Narrative on Luxury Wine
La Fête Rosé founder Donae Burston works to advocate for and appeal to drinkers of color.
Sep 10, 2021
22 Must-Try Latino-Owned Businesses in Chicago
Spread love, it’s the Chicago way.
Apr 28, 2021
What To Know About Cooking Cicadas Before Brood X Emerges in Your Backyard
Chef Joseph Yoon of Brooklyn Bugs shares his advice on the best way to enjoy the delicacy.
Mar 25, 2021
Simmer Down: How To Make Creole Chicken Gumbo
Niquenya Collins, owner of Cocoa Chili Restaurant & Catering in Chicago, shares her foolproof family recipe.
Mar 22, 2021
How to Support the AAPI Community in Chicago
Stand in solidarity.
Feb 23, 2021
Houston's ChòpnBlọk Redefines Fast-Casual Fare With West African Flavors
Jollof jambalaya, stewed plantains, and more.
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