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  • Cocktails with a flair for the dramatic

    Cocktails with a flair for the dramatic
    Sometimes a beer and a shot just won't do. There are nights  that call for drinks with a bit of drama, maybe even mystery.  Here, we give you six drinks that deliver a little something extra. The 'Madhattan' bar cart service, Travelle In the 1960s...
  • U.S. Postal Service debuts celebrity chef stamps

    U.S. Postal Service debuts celebrity chef stamps
    The U.S. Postal Service has just come out with limited edition celebrity chef stamps — and those celebrity chefs do not include Guy Fieri or Giada De Laurentiis. Not even Bobby Flay or Wolfgang Puck. We’re talking dead celebrity chefs,...
  • Tuesday food links: Another Fosse joint in Andersonville

    Tuesday food links: Another Fosse joint in Andersonville
    A few bits of business in today's food roundup: - Marty Fosse, who is to the 5200 block of North Clark Street what Rick Bayless is to the 400 block of North Clark Street, is opening his fourth Andersonville restaurant in October. It’ll be called...
  • Cuban sandwich recipe: How to make the classic

    Cuban sandwich recipe: How to make the classic
    A Cuban sandwich is the stuff of which food memories are made. I still remember my first — enjoyed nearly 30 years ago at a small restaurant on Key Biscayne off the Miami coast. It was savory, it was crusty, it was delicious and it hit the spot....
  • EatingWell: Rice Noodle and Edamame Salad

    EatingWell: Rice Noodle and Edamame Salad
    Seaweed asserts its umami magic in this beautiful noodle-edamame salad recipe. Several types of dried seaweed are available in natural foods markets -- arame and dulse (sometimes called "sea vegetables") are two of the most common. Snipped pieces of...
  • Goose Island to open taproom, begin tours at Fulton Street brewery

     Goose Island to open taproom, begin tours at Fulton Street brewery
    Back when Goose Island was nearly the only craft brewer in town, getting the public into its Fulton Street brewery was not a priority. The brewery was for making the beer that went on taps and shelves around town, not hosting people and telling stories....
  • Seriously Simple: Key to perfect steak is paper-thin caramelization

    Seriously Simple: Key to perfect steak is paper-thin caramelization
    My husband and I visited the Omni Hotel in San Francisco recently and enjoyed an amazing steak dinner at Bob's Steakhouse, the in-house restaurant. That night we were jolted out of a deep, steak-satisfied sleep by the Napa earthquake. I couldn't help...
  • 'Check, Please!' cooks up new season

    'Check, Please!' cooks up new season
    Returning for her second year as host of WTTW's "Check, Please!," Catherine De Orio says she’s learned a few things about hosting the show, which debuted its 14th season last week. The second episode airs Friday.   She’s got two seasons...
  • Food Network's Gina and Pat Neely file for divorce

    Food Network's Gina and Pat Neely file for divorce
    The Food Network's golden couple, "Down Home With the Neelys" stars Pat and Gina Neely, are getting a divorce. Gina Neely filed the papers after almost 20 years of marriage, reported the WMC news channel in Memphis, Tenn.  The couple, who practically...
  • Boka's Momotaro opens Oct. 13

    Boka's Momotaro opens Oct. 13
    “We’re talking about a business with something like a 95 percent failure rate,” Kevin Boehm said. “We’re always nervous when we open a restaurant.” His business partner Rob Katz jumped in: “We’ll never...
  • Eat this: Pork belly sopes

    Eat this: Pork belly sopes
    Pork belly sopes: A sleepy stretch of Clybourn Avenue in Lincoln Park has been given new life with the opening of Crio, a Latin American restaurant serving dinner and brunch. The succinct menu sports custom dishes from Guatemala and Mexico and a few...