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Kevin Pang

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  • Q&A: 'Top Chef: Texas' runner-up Sarah Grueneberg

    Q&A: 'Top Chef: Texas' runner-up Sarah Grueneberg
    Spiaggia chef Sarah Grueneberg didn’t win the title on “Top Chef: Texas,” but she did make an impressive showing on last night’s finale. The judges said that her and winner Paul Qui’s food was perhaps the best in the show&...
  • Reviewing (and giving props to) the restaurants you already know

    Reviewing (and giving props to) the restaurants you already know
    In this town, there’s a small group of us who call food writing our profession. And we're in a sort of race to discover the latest and best restaurants, then write about it first. What the Tribune realized was that when we focused only on what&...
  • Ten @ 10: Emptying my reporter's notebook with some recent favorite dishes

    Ten @ 10: Emptying my reporter's notebook with some recent favorite dishes
    Five nights out of seven, I’m dining out for work, enjoyment, and to fulfill some sadomasochistic need. That averages to 25 plates of food to try every week. Sadly, the Tribune does not have enough newsprint to document all the great dishes I’...
  • Ten @ 10: Scariest food encounters

    Ten @ 10: Scariest food encounters
    Halloween candy is a nightmare only for nutritionists, dentists and those mothers who think raw carrot sticks and a UNICEF box are all one needs for trick or treating. So, what a relief when the Tribune’s Kevin Pang proposed a Ten @ 10 Halloween...
  • Alinea, Ria, Charlie Trotter's among Michelin-starred restaurants in 2012 Chicago guide

    Alinea, Ria, Charlie Trotter's among Michelin-starred restaurants in 2012 Chicago guide
    In Chicago’s dining scene, there is Alinea, and there is everybody else. That’s the message being conveyed in the 2012 Michelin Guide Chicago, whose star ratings were announced Tuesday afternoon. Only Alinea, which also earned three stars...
  • Asking for the 'secret menu'

    Asking for the 'secret menu'
    When Kevin Pang's story came up in a news meeting about an Arlington Heights Chinese restaurant with a special menu for Asian customers, I emailed Kevin with two questions: How often does that happen? And can a non-Asian still ask for the other menu?...
  • Picture this

    Picture this
    When did we start taking pictures of our food? Maybe a better question: When did we stop feeling self-conscious about the stares from other customers when using a camera in a restaurant? At what point did getting the right shot of our Chilean sea bass...
  • Behind the Tribune's profile of Curtis Duffy

    Behind the Tribune's profile of Curtis Duffy
    The story began in June 2011, when I heard rumblings Curtis Duffy was leaving Avenues restaurant for his own venture. I moonlight as a filmmaker on the side, and thought documenting the building of his restaurant would be fascinating to watch. So I...
  • Franks ‘N’ Dawgs to offer charcuterie program

     
    Tribune food writer Kevin Pang has the scoop on a new project from Franks ‘N' Dawgs: Our friends at Franks ‘N' Dawgs have informed us of a rather exciting development: The Lincoln Park spot will be the first hot-dog stand in Chicago to start a...
  • James Beard awards includes one Florida chef nominee

     
    Hedy Goldsmith of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Miami has been nominated for Outstanding Pastry Chef in the prestigious 2012 James Beard Foundation awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the...
  • On the BBQ trail

    On the BBQ trail
    There's a swath of our country that's built upon the foundation of meat plus smoke plus sauce. What a beautiful formula. It's too wide of a swath, however, to cover in three days, which was the amount of time I had set for a barbecue road trip. My goal:...