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  • City health inspections tough even for toniest of restaurants

    City health inspections tough even for toniest of restaurants
    Close watchers of Chicago's food scene may have been surprised to learn that Alinea — one of the most highly regarded restaurants in the city and the world — failed its routine health inspection a month ago. But what may seem like a big...
  • Pastry chef Bryce Caron joins team at Graham Elliot

    Not surprisingly, Bryce Caron didn't stay unemployed very long. The pastry chef, who did outstanding work at Blackbird before his recent and sudden dismissal, has joined Graham Elliot restaurant (217 W. Huron St., 312-624-9975). Caron, who was named one...
  • Lots of questions for 'Next Iron Chef'

    Lots of questions for 'Next Iron Chef'
    The Food Network's casting call for "Next Iron Chef" might have read like this: "WANTED: One chef who – with help – can crank out five top-flight dishes within an hour under stressful conditions, surrounded by cameras and judged by a group of...
  • Graham Elliot's latest, g.e.b., opens today

    In, oh, about five minutes, the doors will swing open at g.e.b. (841 W. Randolph St., 312-888-2258), the newest restaurant by chef Graham Elliot. Created with a "Church of Rock 'n Roll" theme, the restaurant will feature a host stand made from a Marshall...
  • Would Chicago chefs serve horse?

    Would Chicago chefs serve horse?
    On the Facebook page of "The Butcher & Larder," the Noble Square butcher shop, owner Rob Levitt posted a link Wendesday to an article about Congress lifting the ban on funding horse-meat inspections. The implication was horses could once again be...
  • Stephanie Izard one of Food & Wine's best new chefs

    Stephanie Izard one of Food & Wine's best new chefs
    Stephanie Izard was named one of the best new chefs in the country by Food & Wine magazine Tuesday. The annual list, comprising chefs who have run their restaurants for less than five years, tabbed the former "Top Chef'"winner along with a slew of other...
  • Top 50 restaurants for foodies? Here's what Diners' Choice Awards says

    What list of the top 50 restaurants “fit for foodies,” puts San Francisco in first place, Chicago in second with Boston, Seattle and New York (yes, New York) jockeying for third? The Diners’ Choice Awards, brought to you by the 10...
  • Giuseppe Tentori, Next among winners at 2012 Jean Banchet Award

    Giuseppe Tentori, Next among winners at 2012 Jean Banchet Award
    The Jean Banchet Awards, the local Emmy's of the restaurant world, were announced in a lavish ceremony hosted by Steve Dolinsky and Alpana Singh at the Fairmont Hotel Friday night. The awards were part of the 15th annual Grand Chefs Gala. Chef Jimmy...
  • 'MasterChef' returns for second season

    'MasterChef' returns for second season
    What does it take to charm Chef Gordon Ramsay into giving you a white apron? A Scottish accent and the audacity to serve up some foul-tasting haggis. That's how one of the contestants manages to land among the top 18 hopefuls when Season 2 of...
  • Ain't misbehavin': Q&A with Graham Elliot

    Ain't misbehavin': Q&A with Graham Elliot
    It's fair to say that both Graham Elliot and his food are polarizing. The Chicago Tribune said Elliot had "another hit on his hands" after dining at his 6-month-old sandwich shop Grahamwich on opening day, while Time Out Chicago issued a scathing one-star...
  • Charlie Trotter preaches excellence to the extreme

    Charlie Trotter preaches excellence to the extreme
    Graham Elliot was an aspiring young cook in the late '90s carrying steaks to a party of 20 in the Charlie Trotter's Studio Kitchen when the restaurant's brilliant, mercurial owner stopped him in the hallway and grabbed one of the pieces of meat. "He...