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Summer is the sweet season for restaurants. Fresh produce is abundant, daylight lasts longer and restaurants are busier and bigger (with the addition of outdoor seats) than at any other time of the year. So once again I'm trotting out my Summer Eating...
Tags: Tavernita, Stephanie Izard, Miami Beach, Lao Sze Chuan, Seafood
A year or so ago, not long before chef Ryan McCaskey opened Acadia in the South Loop, he began thinking about what his soon-to-be restaurant might serve at brunch. A lifelong Deadhead, he was traveling around the country, following what remains of the...
Tags: Wicker Park, Stephanie Izard, Eggs Benedict, Ice Cream, Pancakes
I have this problem. I made more New Year's Eve reservations than I can use. More than 100 of them, actually. Which is why, for the 12th straight year (and the 17th time in the past 19 years), I'll be giving them away to nimble-fingered readers who ask....
Tags: Salads, Tavernita, Event Planning, New Year's Day, Bistronomic
Back for a fifth year, Chicago Restaurant Week kicks off Friday with 10 straight days of discounted dining, lunch and dinner, at some of Chicago's best restaurants. Launched in 2008 with 35 pioneering participants, Chicago Restaurant Week, produced by...
For RedEyeEnoch Simpson may have created a monster. Since the days when his homemade doughnuts became a surprise brunch sensation at Nightwood, gourmet twists on the classic breakfast pastry have swept the city, threatening to make the trend go stale. With the...
Tribune criticFor Jason Vincent, the only downside in being named one of Food & Wine magazine’s “Best New Chefs in America,” was the timing. Making the 2013 list of 10 chefs meant Vincent had to spend Tuesday in New York for the announcement, photo...
Appreciating Three Aces in Little Italy requires two approaches: one for the burger bar identity locals know it for, and the other, a surprisingly refined Nightwood-esque restaurant waiting to be embraced by greater Chicago. The first squares with this...
Tags: Seafood, Hamburgers, Salt, Tomatoes, Italy
Defying the notion that ice cream is a treat best left to the long, hot days of summer, chefs are creating frozen desserts in flavors that are synonymous with the short, dark days of winter. Here is a sampling of such desserts to be enjoyed now —...
Truth be told, when we started on this story, there were questions as to whether we'd find enough variety out there. I mean, a breakfast sandwich is just a portable version of bacon and eggs with toast, right? Well, right. And yet, thanks to the...
Tags: Salads, Potatoes, Onions, Rick Bayless, Scrambled Eggs
WGN Feature Reporter10 days. 200 restaurants. One city. Chicago Restaurant Week is back and bigger than ever, with HUNDREDS of restaurants offering three-course lunches and dinners at a discounted rate ($22 for lunch, $33/$44 for dinner). This gives thousands of diners...
Tags: NoMI, Potatoes, Restaurants, Chicago Loop, Lifestyle and Leisure
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