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  • Tuesday food linkage: Bowie menu, mini Greektown, secret menus

    Tuesday food linkage: Bowie menu, mini Greektown, secret menus
    News, notes and absurdities from the world of food: - The Museum of Contemporary Art, in anticipation of its upcoming David Bowie exhibit, is serving a menu of Bowie-inspired dishes at MCA's Puck Cafe. The only one that really thematically works, in...
  • Roots Handmade Pizza hosts 'L Word' event

    Roots Handmade Pizza hosts 'L Word' event
    Roots Handmade Pizza (1924 W. Chicago Ave., 773-645-4949) is hosting its sixth edition of "Let's Drink Beer & Eat Pizza: 'The L Word'" event at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Specialty tapped beer from Local Option and Lagunitas, Roots Quad Cities malt crust pizza...
  • Eat this!

    Eat this!
    Toastie and wrap: Pret A Manger, the classy British fast food chain where brie cheese and smoked salmon lounge luxuriously on baguettes while bad-mouthing cheeseburgers, has gone to Green Acres, so it seems. Bolstering its other down-home outsiders like...
  • 12 Cocktails of Christmas at Level Two

    12 Cocktails of Christmas at Level Two
    To kick off the holiday season, Level Two (633 N. Saint Clair St., 312-274-4444) is offering a 12 Cocktails of Christmas limited-edition drink menu. The concoctions will feature house-made bitters and seasonal flavors and will be available Dec. 14-25....
  • Michelin Awards announced for UK

    Michelin Awards announced for UK
    Michelin awarded single stars to 14 more restaurants in the UK, including six in London. They are: Barrafina, Kitchen Table at Bubbledogs, Gymkhana, City Social, Fera and the Clove Club. Outside the capital, they include Isle of Eriska, the Three...
  • Which Chicago restaurants are worth the wait?

    Which Chicago restaurants are worth the wait?
    When Hot Doug's closed its doors in October, Chicago lost its greatest argument for waiting in line for food. The hysteria of its final month caused freethinking people to stand 12 hours for a hot dog. Now that Doug's is but a wiener figment in our...
  • 79-cent pork chops at Perry's Steakhouse, if you hurry

    79-cent pork chops at Perry's Steakhouse, if you hurry
    Perry's Steakhouse & Grille (5 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, 630-571-1808) first opened as a butcher shop in 1979, and in honor of that 35-year anniversary, the restaurant will sell its pork chop lunch, usually $12.95, for 79 cents on Friday. The catch:...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Beaujolais Nouveau events

    Phil Vettel recommends: Beaujolais Nouveau events
    The third Thursday in November is when Beaujolais Nouveau gets its official annual release. Beaujolais is a light, fruity, food-friendly and inexpensive wine, ready to enjoy immediately, preferably chilled. Truth be told, it's not a very interesting...
  • Five minutes with ... Phillip Foss

    Five minutes with ... Phillip Foss
    It's hard to imagine a fine restaurant at the end of a small and lonely dead-end section of 14th Street off of Western Avenue. It is bordered on one side by a grassy hill topped with train tracks, and some nondescript buildings and a local bar on the...
  • Eating out with kids? Parents, consider these guidelines. Please.

    Eating out with kids? Parents, consider these guidelines. Please.
    I remember so vividly the first time that my wife and I brought our baby daughter to dinner at a restaurant, because nothing happened. Our daughter was only 4 weeks old, and we packed her diaper bag as if we were traveling to the moon: diapers and wipes...
  • Deconstructing the Dish: Umami Burger

    Deconstructing the Dish: Umami Burger
    Forget all the connotations of a chain restaurant. Umami Burger serves a legit serious burger, made with the care that a restaurant with 800-thread-count linens might employ. Plus, it's a burger style likely unfamiliar to most Chicago palates. As the name...