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  • September 21: Fall travel guide

    Fall getaways Check out these great getaways for the fall, including a mouthwatering weekend at the NYC Food Film Festival and a "Dirty Dancing" themed stay at Mountain Lake Hotel. Harpoon Octoberfest If you can't afford the trip to Munich to toss...
  • Roy's Baltimore turns 10: Roy Yamaguchi back in Batimore to celebrate

    Roy's Baltimore turns 10: Roy Yamaguchi back in Batimore to celebrate
    Roy Yamaguchi is back in town on Wednesday, Oct. 5 to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Roy's Baltimore. Chef Yamaguchi will be joined by Roy's Baltimore exec chef Raymond "Opie" Crooks and other chefs. The $100 evening will include wine, music and...
  • Levy Restaurants chief executive takes 'nice guy' approach to the extreme

    Levy Restaurants chief executive takes 'nice guy' approach to the extreme
    Levy Restaurants Chief Executive Andy Lansing takes a simple approach to hiring. He looks, he says, "for nice" when trying to place talent at one of his company's 15 restaurants and 100-plus food-service venues, from Churchill Downs to Lambeau Field. The...
  • Table Talk: Wine Market fills its executive chef position

    Table Talk: Wine Market fills its executive chef position
    The Wine Market has elevated sous chef Andrew Weinzirl to the position of executive chef, the restaurant's owner, Chris Spann, announced Oct. 14. Weinzirl takes over from Chris Becker, who left to join the Bagby Group. "I wanted to find a chef that...
  • Wine Market names new executive chef

    Wine Market names new executive chef
    The Wine Market has elevated sous chef Andrew Weinzirl to the position of executive chef, the restaurant’s owner, Chris Spann, announced on Oct. 14. Weinzirl takes over from Chris Becker, who left to join the Bagby Group. “I wanted to find...
  • Williamsburg Lodge chef designs James Beard dinner

    Williamsburg Lodge chef designs James Beard dinner
    Rhys Lewis, executive chef of the Williamsburg Lodge, has developed a Virginia-themed dinner that will be served on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the famed James Beard Foundation in New York. The event is part of a collaboration between the Colonial...
  • Corn Porn: Recipe For Corn Smut Custard

    Corn Porn:  Recipe For Corn Smut Custard
    It's usually not hard to find takers for test kitchens. Pot brownies? Packed fire escape. Ostrich on the grill with gator tacos? Full backyard. But when I needed a couple of willing palates to taste-test huitlacoche (aka corn smut, aka "Mexican truffles,"...
  • November 4: Lunchbreak - Goat Cheese Polenta

    November 4: Lunchbreak - Goat Cheese Polenta
    Mercat a la Planxa 638 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago (312) 765-0524 http://www.mercatchicago.com To read more about the restaurant: www.metromix.com Event: The James Beard House's Celebrity Chef Tour Chicago November 9 6 p.m. www.celebritycheftour.com...
  • New England Hotels Luring Guests With Celebrity Chefs And Buzz-Worthy Food

    New England Hotels Luring Guests With Celebrity Chefs And Buzz-Worthy Food
    Celebrity chefs have been winning the hearts, and wallets, of gastronomes far and wide for years as dedicated devotees plan pilgrimages to dine at the hotspots that made them famous. Today, hotels and inns are luring culinary luminaries to lead in-house...
  • Review: 'The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat' by Thomas McNamee

    Review: 'The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat' by Thomas McNamee
    The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat Thomas McNamee Free Press, 339 pp., $27 Ask your average Food Network viewer or Yelp poster about Craig Claiborne and you're likely to be met with a blank look and a "Who?" How fleeting is fame in the food world....
  • Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park

    Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park
    Alinea 1723 N. Halsted St. 312-867-0110 Chef/owner Grant Achatz’s world-famous wonderland of molecular gastronomy should be on the bucket list of every foodie. The 18-course tasting menu is presented with avant-garde serveware and utensils so...