| Apr 23, 2015
| 10:00 PM
It looks like Ed Debevic's days in its long-time River North location are numbered.
"I can confirm that it is likely Ed Debevic's will be leaving its current address at 640 N. Wells Street, at some time later in the year," said Jeff Himmel, for...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 10:43 AM
Club meetings and events throughout the county.
MONDAY, April 27
ALL Exchange Club of Antioch, Lindenhurst and Lake Villa: 5:45 p.m. at Lake Villa Library, 100 E. Grand Ave. Details, (847) 356-7163.
Gagewood Lions Club: 7 p.m. at Warren Township...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Matsumoto Seiji, an exceedingly shy, sweater-vested, salt-and-pepper-bearded chef north of 60 years, was tending to his simmering pot of Japanese curry. That might be the most boring sentence you'll read all day. However, I'm struggling to contain myself....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:24 AM
Dusek’s Board & Beer in (1227 W. 18th St., 312-526-3851) announced Wednesday that chef Phil Rubino has been appointed chef de cuisine.
Rubino, 32, previously served as sous chef at the now-shuttered Cicchetti before becoming the Italian...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 2:05 PM
Chicago Restaurant Week ended Thursday — or did it?
As has been the case nearly every year of Chicago Restaurant Week's eight-year history, some restaurants are extending their discount lunch (three courses, $22) and dinner (three or four courses,...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Forget the green beer: This year, Chicago restaurants are serving some pretty crafty St. Patrick's Day drink specials, from minty milkshakes to whiskey concoctions.
Aria: This sushi restaurant (200 N. Columbus Dr., 312-444-9494) will feature a cocktail,...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 8:46 AM
The first Chicago Restaurant Week ran for eight days in 2008 and featured 35 participating restaurants.
This year's Chicago Restaurant Week, which begins Jan. 30 and will run through Feb. 12, will feature more than 300 city and suburban restaurants....
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:53 AM
A Chicago-based bar group with nearly a dozen taverns may be opening up a new restaurant at downtown's still-under-construction Maggie Daley Park later this year.
The Chicago Park District board of commissioners on Wednesday will consider sealing a 10-...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 1:05 PM
Mardi Gras may conjure Carnival celebrations with beads, masks and lots of drinking, but its roots are tied to indulging in food on the last day before fasting during Lent. While it’s celebrated in several cities, New Orleans seems as famous for its...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:37 AM
Chicago restaurateur Richard Melman will receive the James Beard lifetime achievement award this year, the foundation announced Monday. The award is given to a person in the restaurant industry who has had a "positive and long-lasting impact" on food...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:10 PM
News and notes for the food world:
- One of the more highly anticipated restaurant openings in Chicago this winter season arrives Wednesday. Formento’s, described as old-school, red sauce Italian modeled after Taylor Street joints, joins the...