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  • Chicagoans on list of 2015 James Beard Award semifinalists

    Chicagoans on list of 2015 James Beard Award semifinalists
    With the James Beard Foundation's 25th annual awards taking place in Chicago this year, a number of locals could find themselves standing on the stage of the Civic Opera House this May.
  • Google's Brian Fitzpatrick says he's got just the ticket for Alinea

    Google's Brian Fitzpatrick says he's got just the ticket for Alinea
    Brian Fitzpatrick, Google's first Chicago-based engineer and a leader in the company's work on censorship and government surveillance, is leaving the Internet giant to join chef Grant Achatz and business partner Nick Kokonas, the team behind Alinea,...

    Bourbon-spiked desserts for holiday dinners

     Bourbon-spiked desserts for holiday dinners
    It's hard to think of any dessert — especially in the fall and winter months — that isn't well-served by a good shot of bourbon. Caramel sauce? Naturally. Cakes and pies? For sure. Candies? Yep. Ice cream? Definitely. Bread pudding? You...

    Still time to get Taste of the Nation tickets

    Tickets are still available for the 26th Taste of the Nation gala, Wednesday evening in Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom. More than 85 top chefs and mixologists will combine their talents for an evening of food, cocktails, wine and beer, along with...

    2014 James Beard Award semifinalists announced

    2014 James Beard Award semifinalists announced
    The James Beard Foundation announced its semifinalists Wednesday for the 2014 Chef and Restaurant Awards. To be clear, the actual nominees will be announced March 18 in Chicago, but this long list will give you a good idea of who may be feted May 5 in New...