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  • From Alinea to Xoco, Chicago restaurants are taking July Fourth off

    From Alinea to Xoco, Chicago restaurants are taking July Fourth off
    My standard advice for getting into a popular restaurant is, go on a holiday weekend, when most potential diners are distracted by other things. Fourth of July weekend would seem a perfect time for this strategy. Independence Day is Saturday, creating a...
  • Don't-miss restaurants to try this summer

    Don't-miss restaurants to try this summer
    It's time once again for my Summer Eating List. Patterned after the summer reading lists that haunted my school days, this list tells you the recently opened, soon-to-open and hoping-to-open restaurants to keep in mind for a summer of dining enrichment....
  • The can't miss, summer in Chicago list

    The can't miss, summer in Chicago list
    April Francis, founder, DOSE Market I WAIT ALL YEAR FOR: Outdoor tennis "I love being on the tennis court in the summer — Smith Park in West Town is my go-to. There's nothing like playing early in the morning and getting a little sweat going...
  • Ticketing systems changing the restaurant reservations game

    Ticketing systems changing the restaurant reservations game
    At noon on a recent Wednesday in May, San Francisco's Lazy Bear restaurant began taking reservations for June. Just 45 minutes later, nearly every seat for the entire month was sold out. Not reserved. Sold. As in, every meal for almost every seat for...
  • Beard Awards: Catch a glimpse of the celebration

     Beard Awards: Catch a glimpse of the celebration
    They keep calling it the Oscars of the culinary world, and indeed, the James Beard Awards gala this weekend borrows touchstones of glamour, a setting at the Lyric Opera's majestic Civic Opera House, gown- and black tie-clad nominees and even a long red...
  • Wife remembers chef Homaro Cantu: 'We thought he was invincible'

    Wife remembers chef Homaro Cantu: 'We thought he was invincible'
    Although chef Homaro Cantu was facing a stressful convergence of business challenges, friends and family said the 38-year-old owner of the internationally renowned restaurant Moto never quit projecting his trademark positive energy and world-changing...
  • Restaurant review: Next's 'Bistro'

    Restaurant review: Next's 'Bistro'
    Next restaurant, which morphs from one cuisine to another three times each year, has always promised, and always delivered, a culinary adventure. With "Bistro," the 13th menu in Next's glittering four-year career, it is the customer who chooses the...
  • USA wins silver at Bocuse d'Or

    USA wins silver at Bocuse d'Or
    Do you believe in miracles? The Bocuse d'Or world culinary competition, referred to by some as the culinary Olympics, ended today with the American team, for the first time, on the awards podium. Chefs Phillip Tessier and Skylar Stover, both from...
  • Next restaurant's animated trailer previews Bistro menu

    Next restaurant's animated trailer previews Bistro menu
    Next restaurant announced the launch of its new menu earlier this week, and  owners Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas did it with the help of a trailer. A cute cartoon is the latest in a line of videos produced by the Fulton Market restaurant to advertise...
  • Review: CJ Jacobson's 'rustic refined' menu at Intro

    Review: CJ Jacobson's 'rustic refined' menu at Intro
    New rotating chef restaurant Intro begins with California chef CJ Jacobson. Review: Intro 2300 N. Lincoln Park West 773-868-0002 Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start For a lot of restaurants in Chicago, the first year in business looks a...
  • Why chefs obsess over awards

    Why chefs obsess over awards
    Until recently, I was a voting member of the James Beard Foundation, which gives out a number of highly valued annual awards to chefs and restaurants. But I was not a very active member, and certainly, while eating out, that membership never came up....