Pizza is virtually a major food group for Chicagoans so there's never a shortage of new spots popping up to satisfy that craving. The following 12 pizzerias have joined the fray in the past year and they're dishing out cheesy, mouthwatering slices. No need to argue over which style is the best either as there's something for everyone—from Neapolitan to Detroit-style pies. Listed in alphabetical order.... Read more.
The name Taurus comes from the tiny Campanian village of Taurasi, where Silvana's grandmother crafted local delicacies in her kitchen before the family moved to present-day Croatia, she said.
After fleeing war in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, the Vidakovics moved to Germany and opened an Italian restaurant near the French border town of Strasburg. In 1999, they set their sights on Chicago.
They spent a decade saving money while Silvana cooked at Resurrection Medical Center in Norwood Park, and in 2012 they bought a vacant storefront in Six Corners, an area they'd heard described as "El Dorado."
To learn more about Taurus, now open at 4024 N. Milwaukee, click here.
After two years of complete rehabilitation of their space at 4024 N. Milwaukee, Rado and Silvana Vidakovic will open the doors to Taurus tonight. The restaurant will offer brick oven pizza and Italian-American fare. Click here to read more.