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  • Snoozers lose out

    Snoozers lose out
    The Tenzing Norgay means you no harm. It is but a humble breakfast sandwich, at a humble price ($4.75), served by a humble Hyde Park sandwich shop on 57th Street named Z&H MarketCafe. The chorizo-egg torta at Rick Bayless' Xoco, no less modest, would like...
  • 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...
  • Lady Gaga sightings in Chicago -- lots of restaurant visits but, curiously, not a lot of clubs

    Lady Gaga sightings in Chicago -- lots of restaurant visits but, curiously, not a lot of clubs
    What do Chicago restaurants Spiaggia, Table Fifty-Two, Girl and the Goat and Topolobampo have in common? They all feature former “Top Chef” and “Top Chef Masters” contestants in their kitchens. And, not coincidentally, they’...
  • Chicago chefs nominees aplenty at James Beard 2011

    Chicago chefs nominees aplenty at James Beard 2011
    Mindy Segal and Bruce Sherman are hoping five’s a charm. Rich Melman is hoping it’s seven. All three have been nominated — again — for James Beard Foundation Awards, which annually recognize the best chefs, restaurants and...
  • Ten @ 10: Ten food television shows you should be watching

    Ten @ 10: Ten food television shows you should be watching
    We may be living in the golden age of food television. Twenty years ago, you had to wait for Julia Child and a few others every week on PBS. Today, it's such a hot commodity that ABC is canceling soap operas and replacing them with a foodie version of...
  • The April 13 sandwich: Xoco

    The April 13 sandwich: Xoco
    Day 13 of 30 sandwiches in 30 days. The choriqueso The secret to Rick Bayless' extraordinary choriqueso isn't the house-made chorizo -- tangy, spiced crumbled pork, its chili-powder-dyed oil seeped into the bread's crevices. Nor is it the roasted...
  • Ten @ 10: A few more sandwiches we have loved

    Ten @ 10: A few more sandwiches we have loved
    In April we gave folks 30 sandwiches for 30 days, some of the best the area has to offer. But Chicago is a big place and we could do 365 days of sandwiches if we wanted to. So here's a few more of personal favorites that didn't make the original list...
  • Red tape tangles chefs wanting to improve school lunch

    Red tape tangles chefs wanting to improve school lunch
    When top Chicago chefs visited a Northwest Side lunchroom this fall and found bags of Tostitos with ground meat as the main course, their first instinct was to roll up their sleeves and start cooking. Within a month, the group of chefs — who call...
  • Golden Beet Award winners announced

    Golden Beet Award winners announced
    Eighteen "Golden Beet" awards for bringing local food to Illinois communities have been announced by the Illinois Stewardship Alliance, an organization promoting "environmentally sustainable, economically viable, socially just local food systems through...
  • Chicago's top chefs hold garage sale, bake-sale benefit

    Garage sales with mismatched glassware and old power tools are pretty common. The garage sale scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Michelin-starred NAHA restaurant will be anything but common. Dubbed the Culinary Garage Sale & Bake Sale, bargain...
  • With 'Time Stands Still,' Margulies is finally on solid ground in Chicago

    With 'Time Stands Still,' Margulies is finally on solid ground in Chicago
    Over a recent lunch, genial playwright Donald Margulies was wondering why it took so many years to get a foothold in Chicago. Margulies, who seemed genuinely quizzical on the subject, had a point. With the exception of a (to my mind) quotidian 2003...