Shakou is on OpenTable's 2014 Top 100 Hot Spot Restaurant list--highlighting hip (new) restaurants, celebrity chefs & avant-garde restaurateurs. Honorees were selected after analyzing over 5 million reviews of nearly 19,000 restaurants across the country.
"The housing market in Libertyville is considered one of the healthiest in the Chicago area", according to a photo caption accompanying a recent Chicago Tribune article discussing Zillow's new housing metric system.
Libertyville received the #22 place nationally for the Best Place to live for the Rich & Single by CNN Money. CNN characterized the Village as having "big-city amenities with a Midwestern homeyness", as well as a "bustling social and dining scene".