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Restaurant and Catering Industry

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  • Understated Modernism In Connecticut Farm Country

    Understated Modernism In Connecticut Farm Country
    LAKEVILLE — The barns were falling down. The little farmhouse was covered with asbestos siding. The views were gorgeous, but the meadow was impassably thick with brambles and high grasses. "People were afraid," says Pilar Proffitt. "We got...
  • The Cheap Eater: Taco in a Bag

    The Cheap Eater: Taco in a Bag
    Scene: Monday afternoon, Spring Hill Mall in West Dundee. A girl at a kiosk sells smartphone cases to no one in particular. A man sells plush dolls at a free-standing cart to no one in particular. Two teens walk out of Spencer Gifts, giggling. The food...
  • At Epiphany Farms, owning both farm and table

    At Epiphany Farms, owning both farm and table
    Fame can be as alluring as lights for a moth. If you're an aspiring chef, the spotlight shines no brighter than in a big city like Las Vegas. Sin City was where Ken Myszka cooked six years ago, working for superstar chefs Guy Savoy and Thomas Keller...
  • Top 5 foods at Six Flags Great America

    Top 5 foods at Six Flags Great America
    Every time I visit a Disneyland or Adventure Island, I make sure my diet adheres to the theme park food pyramid — equal servings of fried, sugared and sausage. (Can you imagine someone inventing a hot dog churro?) The formula for amusement park...
  • Building the perfect Chicago hot dog

    Building the perfect Chicago hot dog
    Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog. Yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago. A version was served during the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; they were popularized on countless street carts...
  • 2014's top-performing chain restaurants revealed

    2014's top-performing chain restaurants revealed
    Once a year, QSR magazine, the leading trade publication of the quick service restaurant industry, publishes its list of the country’s top performing chain restaurants. The QSR 50 is a fascinating list to pore over if you want to track the eating...
  • Cheery starts to the day

    Cheery starts to the day
    Last year, Ina Pinkney closed her namesake restaurant, Ina's, in the West Loop after 33 years in business. She is now enjoying dining out for breakfast and highlighting places people might not know about in their neighborhoods, traveling around Chicago...
  • Dining briefs: Free Slurpees, TMIP shuttered, new Primehouse chef

    Dining briefs: Free Slurpees, TMIP shuttered, new Primehouse chef
    FREE STUFF ALERT: Today is July 11, so 7-Eleven does its annual promotion for people who line up upwards of 15 minutes for a free something that typically costs $1. If that's you, go forth and obtain your free 12 oz. Slurpee between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m....
  • Watch out, Starbucks, Umami Burger has a pumpkin spice latte burger

    Watch out, Starbucks, Umami Burger has a pumpkin spice latte burger
    Umami Burger has decided to get in on the pumpkin spice latte craze with its own version of the beloved Starbucks holiday drink. Only the Umami latte comes with a beef patty and a bun. And no latte.  The Umami Pumpkin Spice Latte Burger comes topped...
  • Gazpacho on a stick

    Gazpacho on a stick
    Sometimes the simplest ideas can result in the most amazing of things. That's the case with these gazpacho frozen pops, in which gazpacho, the tomato, bread and vegetable soup from Spain, is frozen into individual appetizer servings on a stick. The soup...
  • Is Shake Shack coming to Chicago a big deal?

    Our relationship with new fast food chains borders on mania. When the Guatemalan fried chicken shop Pollo Campero opened on the Northwest Side in 2005, devotees began lining up at 6 a.m. for the noon opening. Same thing happened when Chick-fil-A opened...