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  • Traveling on your stomach

    Traveling on your stomach
    Many travel for business. Some travel for fun. Food people travel to eat. We asked our favorite eating enthusiasts the question "When you travel to eat, where do you go?" The delicious responses follow: Chef Bill Kim owns Chicago restaurants Urban...
  • Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast

    Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast
    Boka 1729 N. Halsted St. 312-337-6070 With Steppenwolf and The Royal George Theatre just down the street, this dining room makes a stunning setting for a pre-theater dinner or date. Former Charlie Trotter's chef Giuseppe Tentori changes the contemporary...
  • Lady Gaga sightings in Chicago -- lots of restaurant visits but, curiously, not a lot of clubs

    Lady Gaga sightings in Chicago -- lots of restaurant visits but, curiously, not a lot of clubs
    What do Chicago restaurants Spiaggia, Table Fifty-Two, Girl and the Goat and Topolobampo have in common? They all feature former “Top Chef” and “Top Chef Masters” contestants in their kitchens. And, not coincidentally, they’...
  • Top chefs have 'A Taste for the Arts'

    Top chefs have 'A Taste for the Arts'
    Student performances and Top Chef stations were the main attractions at "A Taste for the Arts" benefiting the Chicago Academy of the Arts. More than 350 attended the free performances by students and alumni May 10 at the Harris Theater. The show opened...
  • Top Chef Week 11 recap: This season's best episode yet

    Top Chef Week 11 recap: This season's best episode yet
    This was my favorite"Top Chef"episode this season. Void of manufactured rivalries or a clear-cut winner/loser, we witnessed the show at its most elemental and compelling: seven chefs cooking their hearts out, fulfilling the mission of the show’s...
  • Top Chef Week 7 Recap: Duck, Duck, Goosed

    Top Chef Week 7 Recap: Duck, Duck, Goosed
    I'm usually a blur when watching Top Chef. My fingers clack away at the laptop, my eyes dart back and forth between TV and computer screen, as I mentally organize plot summaries, attempt to compose some pithy Tweet while simultaneously taking bites of...
  • Top Chef Week 8 recap: Karma police

    Top Chef Week 8 recap: Karma police
    Do you buy into the idea of karma? I don’t. I’ll tell you what I do believe:¬†Television works best when packages come delivered tied up with perfect bows. Because on Wednesday's¬†"Top Chef" installment, as soon as Beverly Kim (Aria) said,...
  • Top Chef Week 13 recap: Long Night's Journey into Day

    Top Chef Week 13 recap: Long Night's Journey into Day
    We’ve reached the equivalent of Mile 22 in the Top Chef marathon. Vision gets blurry, the lactic acids are burning holes through our calves, and everything around you starts to feel ... weird. We know the show’s taping schedule is...
  • Top Chef Week 14 Recap: Tragic Hero

    Top Chef Week 14 Recap: Tragic Hero
    For the first 11 episodes of Top Chef, Beverly Kim’s journey was a Greek tragedy. Castigated, chastised, verbally beaten down by fellow contestants, she was booted in an episode where no one deserved elimination. In that Charlize Theron-starred...
  • 'Top Chef: Texas': Make your own tortillas, or else

     
    Top Chef Texas recap...
  • 'Top Chef: Texas': Excellence rarer than hen's teeth

     
    Wednesday night’s loser on “Top Chef: Texas” wasn’t just Heather, but the Whole Foods Market butcher counter, whose gristly cuts played a role in not one but two disastrous meat dishes. But even if it’s easy to aim some...