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Tequechees is Provechos most popular dish ordered by delivery or catering. Provecho is in the works to open a restaurant in downtown DeKalb.

Multicultural catering business to open brick and mortar restaurant in DeKalb

By Abby Byer | March 17, 2022
Provecho serves multicultural food, with a lot of dishes from Venezuela, that people can order by delivery and is in the works to open a restaurant.
Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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By Northern Star staff | November 28, 2016

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Masons plan to open ‘fun center’

By Keisha Howerth | April 20, 2014

Mason Properties has plans to build a bowling alley, restaurant and laundromat on South Fourth Street.Owner Jim Mason and co-owner Linda Mason want to put a family fun and college center in place of the former Sullivan’s Foods on South Fourth Street.Mason...

City’s restaurant growth shows economic change

City’s restaurant growth shows economic change

By Keisha Howerth | December 2, 2013

The city’s economic situation is showing “positive signs” as more restaurants open.DeKalb is pursuing retail and restaurant opportunities that may interest students, along with residential growth. Roger Hopkins, the city’s economic development...

Texas Roadhouse setting up shop on DeKalb Avenue

By Kelly Bauer | July 8, 2013

Get your cowboy hats ready: Texas Roadhouse is coming to Sycamore.The restaurant, part of a chain that specializes in barbecue, will set up shop at 1950 DeKalb Ave. in 2014, according to a Monday news release.Sycamore city manager Brian Gregory said he...

Culvers crew member Dave Campos (left) and Culvers trainer Rose Zaccone scoop custard for a customer on Tuesday evening for an event hosted by the Sycamore Culvers where 50% of proceeds was donated to the family of Matthew Ranken.

Culver’s throws benefit for victim’s family

By Ryan Chodora | April 2, 2013

DeKalb and Sycamore residents packed into Culver’s, 1200 DeKalb Ave., to support the family of Matthew Ranken. Sycamore resident Matthew Ranken, 11, was killed on Feb. 27 in an auto accident on Route 64 in Kane County. Culver’s restaurant held a benefit...

Valentines Day decorations adorn the DeKalb White Castle.

White Castle craves true love

By Katie Finlon | February 13, 2012

"True love means letting your date have the last bite." That's the kind of advice that comes standard on White Castle table dressings. White Castle, 1602 S. Sycamore Road, will host its Valentine's Day promotion from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. today. The goal...