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  • TribU: Smart Negotiating -- get what you want

    TribU: Smart Negotiating -- get what you want
    At Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, course registration is a case in economics. Every student is allotted a bag of points and must spend them bidding against each other for seats in classes. The more popular the class, the more...
  • Chicago gift ideas: 14 gifts inspired by the City of Big Shoulders

    Chicago gift ideas: 14 gifts inspired by the City of Big Shoulders
    Be honest. When you get city-branded gifts like an “I Love NYC” t-shirt or a “Chicago Rocks” coffee mug, you just want to roll your eyes and exclaim in exasperation, “Gee, thanks so much for thinking of me.” But, of...
  • It's all gourd at Kabocha

    It's all gourd at Kabocha
    My wife took a bite of the scallop-crab motoyaki, one of the specialties at Kabocha, and smiled beatifically. "Now this is a signature dish," she said happily. "This rocks." My wife doesn't dazzle all that easily (though she married me; make what...
  • James Beard Foundation launches culinary tour

    Not to be limited to decorating America’s food industry greats, the James Beard Foundation has announced plans to bring back its cross-country epicurean tour to highlight both top chefs and local cuisines in 10 cities, including Chicago. Between...
  • Discount tickets to Chicago Gourmet go on sale Thursday

    Discount tickets to Chicago Gourmet go on sale Thursday
    Limber up those keyboarding fingers and set your alarms. Beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, a limited number of discounted tickets will go on sale for Chicago Gourmet, the city’s annual food and wine festival. This year’s festival, the sixth...
  • Father's Day gift ideas

    Father's Day gift ideas
    Don’t get us wrong. It’s not that we don’t think any father wouldn’t love a mug adorned “world’s greatest dad,” but in case the big guy has a few of those stocked in the cupboard already, here’s our picks...
  • Making Chicago's top chef

    Making Chicago's top chef
    Grant Achatz moved up the aisle of the plane, his carry-on draped over his gaunt frame. It was October at Reagan National Airport, a rare moment of calm for Chicago's top chef, whose wary eyes belong to a man older than 36, and whose life has been blessed...
  • The foodie mayor

    He was the city's Foodie Mayor, a big supporter of Chicago's dining scene who put a high value on Chicago's reputation as a world-class restaurant city. And he was instrumental in creating Chicago Gourmet, a sort of foodie version of Taste of Chicago that...
  • Discounted tickets to Chicago Gourmet on sale now

    Discounted tickets to Chicago Gourmet on sale now
    Tickets for the 2011 Chicago Gourmet, a two-day food and wine festival taking place Sept. 24-25 in Millennium Park, just went on sale. It's tough to think of paying now for an event that's four months away, but here's an inducement: Advance tickets are...
  • Eat your way into Chicago Gourmet

    Eat your way into Chicago Gourmet
    Chicago Gourmet is less than four weeks away, but there's still time to eat your way to a free admission ticket. The Bon Appetit Chicago Gourmet Dine Around (a mouthful in itself, no?) is underway, and, as in previous years, it's a way to earn a...
  • September 23: Lunchbreak - Grilled Skirt Steak with Roasted Jalapeno Chimichurri

    September 23: Lunchbreak - Grilled Skirt Steak with Roasted Jalapeno Chimichurri
    Ted Allen Event: Chicago Gourmet September 23-25 Millennium Park Grilled Skirt Steak with Roasted Jalapeno Chimichurri Pair with Robert Mondavi Private Selection Meritage or Cabernet Sauvignon Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cups finely chopped cilantro,...