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  • Worth a trip: Fried chicken at Mini-Hut

    Worth a trip: Fried chicken at Mini-Hut
    Fried chicken at Mini Hut 6659 W. Archer Ave. 773-586-2115 I've eaten a lot of fried chicken in Chicago. I love Au Cheval's General Jane's fried chicken, Crisp's Seoul Sassy fried chicken and Honey Butter Fried Chicken's offerings. Harold's wings "fried...
  • First look inside the new Soho House Chicago

    First look inside the new Soho House Chicago
    Nick Jones says he can tell within five minutes whether a space is right for Soho House, the private members club for "creative souls" that he has been bringing to cities across the globe. It took him even less time on his first visit to the century-old...
  • Owners of Fulton Market buildings ask mayor to drop landmarking plan

    Owners of Fulton Market buildings ask mayor to drop landmarking plan
    About 50 business and property owners gathered in the parking lot of meatpacker Quality Foods on Tuesday afternoon to call on the mayor to withdraw a proposal to landmark sections of Fulton Market and Randolph Street. Tuesday's news conference was...
  • Menus and setting influence restaurant music choices

    Menus and setting influence restaurant music choices
    Chicago is no longer known for its meat-and-potatoes menus but for its innovative contemporary cuisine, and the background music in more of the city's restaurants mirrors that same creative spirit. Scott McNiece, founder of Uncanned Music, sifts through...
  • 30 dishes to eat while visiting Chicago

    30 dishes to eat while visiting Chicago
    You've already waited in line for popcorn at Garrett. You've endured verbal abuse at The Wieners Circle. And you've devoured the Chicago classic that is the Italian beef sandwich (Al's #1 and Johnnie's being the best, depending on who you ask). So...
  • Three coming-soon ramen restaurants in Chicago

    Three coming-soon ramen restaurants in Chicago
    Ramen-San 59 W. Hubbard St. ETA: Mid- to late April "I spent a lot of cold nights in New York as a young cook eating bowls of ramen. That's where I got hooked," said Lettuce Entertain You chef/partner Doug Psaltis, who will helm the forthcoming ramen...
  • Interview: Sophia Bush calls 'Chicago PD' role a dream job

    Interview: Sophia Bush calls 'Chicago PD' role a dream job
    Sophia Bush took a break from chasing criminals on the set of the upcoming “Chicago Fire” spinoff, “Chicago PD” to get dolled up for an appearance at the Coach store in the Gold Coast. “Marina (Squerciati) and I had the...
  • Meet the Chicago chefs of 'Top Chef' Season 11

    Meet the Chicago chefs of 'Top Chef' Season 11
    There's more to come from the New Orleans-based 11th season of "Top Chef" than host Padma Lakshmi tossing the cheftestants Mardi Gras beads instead of making them draw knives. This year's cast features a rockabilly chick, a proud recipient of the title of...
  • Hold the boeuf?

    Hold the boeuf?
    There are at least three things you can count on at every Brendan Sodikoff restaurant. There will be a retro-cool, dimly lit atmosphere. There will be bread; roasted bone marrow with toast is a menu given. And there will be great soap in the restroom....
  • Revisiting Everest, Les Nomades

    Revisiting Everest, Les Nomades
    In the 1998 Zagat Survey Chicago Guide, of the 40 restaurants with the highest food ratings (based on popular opinion), 20 of them were French. In the most recent Chicago Guide, fifteen years later, that list of 40 includes maybe five French...
  • Greening up the West Loop

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Chicago architect Scott Sarver of the firm smdp has a plan to spruce up the West Loop. Among his many ideas detailed recently in The Architect's Newspaper, he wants to cover the trench of the Kennedy Expressway......