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  • Hidden gems and notables in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast

    Hidden gems and notables in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast
    Gemini Bistro 2075 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-525-2522 This neighborhood bistro pleases all kinds of palates, thanks to chef Jason Paskewitz's brand of American cuisine with a touch of Mediterranean flavor. Table Fifty-Two 52 W. Elm St. 312-573-4000 Chef Art...
  • Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast

    Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast
    Boka 1729 N. Halsted St. 312-337-6070 With Steppenwolf and The Royal George Theatre just down the street, this dining room makes a stunning setting for a pre-theater dinner or date. Former Charlie Trotter's chef Giuseppe Tentori changes the contemporary...
  • Summer Eating List

    Summer Eating  List
    Summer is the sweet season for restaurants. Fresh produce is abundant, daylight lasts longer and restaurants are busier and bigger (with the addition of outdoor seats) than at any other time of the year. So once again I'm trotting out my Summer Eating...
  • Let's take this outside

    Let's take this outside
    The heat of summer 2013 took its sweet time arriving this year, even though summer officially began only last week. But as anyone in Chicago can tell you, the weather doesn't have to be ideal to make outdoor dining appealing. Chicagoans, perhaps because...
  • Eating strategically for health

    Eating strategically for health
    Restaurant Michael in Winnetka feels a bit like stepping back into the famed Le Francais dining room in Wheeling, except it's cozier, a touch more casual, with brighter lighting and upbeat jazz gently playing on the speakers. It all makes sense because...
  • Chefs to serve as culinary diplomats

    Move over, all you Hillary Clinton and Henry Kissinger wanna-bes. Here come Chicago’s Rick Bayless, Tony Mantuano and Art Smith, along with 87 other renowned chefs, willing to perform a little kitchen diplomacy on behalf of the U.S. Department of...
  • Taste of Chicago restaurants announced

    Taste of Chicago restaurants announced
    The City of Chicago today released the names of the 35 restaurants that will be participating in this year's Taste of Chicago, held July 10-14 in Grant Park. There are a lot of familiar faces in the lineup, including Eli's Cheesecake (which has never...
  • Drink events

    Drink events
    Wine dinner: Winemaker Sean Minor pairs his wines, including the popular Four Bears Cabernet, with a six-course menu. $100; 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Lemon Tree Grocer, 5101 Michel Drive, Downers Grove; tickets, 630-969-9869 Pairing tips: Jessica Bell of the...
  • Tips and touts for Chicago Gourmet

    The fourth annual Chicago Gourmet food and wine festival, running Saturday and Sunday at Millennium Park, is just a couple of days away. If you're planning to go, and really you should. here's some useful information: Getting in: There's a second...
  • Top Chef Week 14 Recap: Tragic Hero

    Top Chef Week 14 Recap: Tragic Hero
    For the first 11 episodes of Top Chef, Beverly Kim’s journey was a Greek tragedy. Castigated, chastised, verbally beaten down by fellow contestants, she was booted in an episode where no one deserved elimination. In that Charlize Theron-starred...
  • Kendall Culinary student wins 'Almost Famous' competition for second straight year

    Kendall Culinary student wins 'Almost Famous' competition for second straight year
    Another year, another win for Kendall College School of Culinary Arts. For the second straight year, a Kendall student has won the S.Pellegrino "Almost Famous" student cooking competition. It's also Kendall's fourth win in this national competition....