| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Oh, dear. This is looking more and more like a Krissi Vs. Natasha death match. Which wouldn't be a bad thing if, you know, if ended in both of their... eliminations.
Who is the patron saint of cooking? Can we pray to him (or her) on behalf of Luca and...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:45 PM
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| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:58 PM
"MasterChef Junior" (Fox, Friday). This small-fry-ification of "MasterChef," hosted as in the grown-up version by Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, ends its first season (of what I hope will be many) this week, with a semifinals-to-finals...
| Aug 1, 2013
445 N. Clark St. 312-661-1434
Mexican cuisine king Rick Bayless presides over these sibling restaurants that share an entrance and bar; Topolo skews toward fine dining, while Frontera is more rustic and regional. For a taste...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:31 PM
I was 6 years old when Charlie Trotter opened his restaurant.
While I was chomping on PBJ school lunches in 1987, he was creating elaborate multi-course meals that would earn countless awards and put Chicago on the map as a fine-dining destination....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Renowned Chicago chef Charlie Trotter, an inspirational and notoriously mercurial figure whose eponymous restaurant became an international destination and who pioneered a bold, distinctly American form of haute cuisine, has died. He was 54.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Before there was “Top Chef,” “MasterChef” or “Iron Chef,” before chefs were multimedia celebrities who could monetize their volcanic personalities, before “farm-to-table” and “American cuisine”...
| Nov 14, 2013
Update: Chef Rene De Leon recently left The Dawson. The restaurant released the following a statement on Nov. 19: “The Dawson announces the departure of chef Rene De Leon and the promotion of current sous chef Patrick Russ (most recently at Next...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Celebrity chef and Chicago restaurateur Graham Elliot is so grateful for the surgery that allowed him to drop 150 pounds in less than a year, he’s agreed to let his surgeon cook him dinner.
“I think that’s awesome,” Elliot said...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:39 PM
There's been some last-minute additions to the lineup for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, and if your tastes lean more artisinal beef jerky than OutKast, you're in luck.
The Goldenvoice-promoted event, to be held over the weekends of April...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Celebrity chefs Graham Elliot and Joe Bastianich have impressive culinary resumes that include books, restaurants, a love of good food balanced with a healthy lifestyle, and their shared success as two of the judges (the other is celebrity chef Gordon...