| Jan 27, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Next restaurant, which morphs from one cuisine to another three times each year, has always promised, and always delivered, a culinary adventure. With "Bistro," the 13th menu in Next's glittering four-year career, it is the customer who chooses the...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:50 AM
Epicurean travelers looking for a getaway in the spring need to check out the Broadmoor Hotel's inaugural "Taste & Savor" event, scheduled for March 5-8.
The weekend's seminars will include a caviar tasting, new ways to prepare vegetables and throwing...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 10:29 AM
Q: We had a recipe for prune ketchup when I was a young boy. It goes great with venison. Would anyone have a great recipe?
— Jim Statler, Yakima, Wash.
A: Yes, indeed. Grant Achatz, the star chef of Chicago's Alinea, had a recipe for prune...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:00 PM
AAA (American Automobile Association) announced this year's five-diamond and four-diamond restaurant and hotel winners Friday, and, once again, Chicago is sitting pretty.
Chicago netted six five-diamond restaurants, all repeat winners; only New York...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:06 AM
Next restaurant announced the launch of its new menu earlier this week, and owners Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas did it with the help of a trailer.
A cute cartoon is the latest in a line of videos produced by the Fulton Market restaurant to advertise...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:11 AM
So you just read a rave restaurant review, you have an anniversary approaching and that settles it: you'll splurge on dinner for two at RPM Steak. We're sure you'll enjoy the New York Strip, the risotto with white truffles and the romance … of a 4:...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
UPDATE: Tickets are now on sale for Intro's first dinner series.
Rich Melman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises has partnered with former L2O chef Matthew Kirkley to open Intro, a restaurant/school concept with ticketed dinners prepared by rotating...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Some of Chicago's most famous restaurants will soon receive artisanal meats, truffles and mushrooms from a warehouse on Rawls Road in Des Plaines.
D'Artagnan, a New Jersey-based company that specializes in providing high-end restaurants with...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:07 PM
News and notes on this, National Noodle Ring Day. (Break out your spare bundt cake pans!)
- Matthew O'Malley, owner of the Chicago Firehouse, vows to re-open after a fire swept through the South Loop restaurant Wednesday morning. [Tribune]
- First L2O,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:33 AM
What happens when you strap a GoPro camera to a bottle of Malort and pass it to an angel? Gag. You gag.
Jeppson's Malort mimicked the viral "GoPro on a bottle of Fireball at a wedding video" with an entry of their own, "GoPro on a...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The Michelin Guide this week serves up its judges' annual assessment of Chicago-area restaurants. As always, it should be a hefty helping of red meat — or well-prepared portobello mushroom — for those whose mouths water at the prospect of...