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  • Chicago grabs James Beard 'food Oscars' ceremony from New York

    Chicago grabs James Beard 'food Oscars' ceremony from New York
    The James Beard Foundation Awards, considered the Oscars of the American restaurant scene, is moving its 25th anniversary ceremony to Chicago in 2015. It will be held at the Civic Opera House May 4 and would be the first time the ceremony is hosted...
  • Archive: Hot Doug's, the quintessential Chicago restaurant

    Archive: Hot Doug's, the quintessential Chicago restaurant
    This article was originally published on May 26, 2011 Two months ago, I returned from unquestionably the greatest vacation of my life: 96 hours spent in New Orleans eating, drinking, dancing, stumbling merrily down Decatur Street, drooling Sazerac...
  • Moody Tongue beers to debut at beer-focused restaurants

    Moody Tongue beers to debut at beer-focused restaurants
    The city's first "culinary" brewery is set to debut, but don't expect its ingredient-heavy beers on liquor store shelves or at most bars. Moody Tongue beers, appropriately enough, will be on tap at the city's most adventurous restaurants. Brewery...
  • Four stars: Topolobampo is one of Chicago's finest restaurants

    Four stars: Topolobampo is one of Chicago's finest restaurants
    Topolobampo is approaching its 25th birthday (toward the end of the year) looking very much like a restaurant gearing up for 25 more. It's not just that the cooking is at the highest level that I've ever seen, although that's certainly the case. Chef de...
  • Xoco Wicker Park opens Aug. 12

    Xoco Wicker Park opens Aug. 12
    Rick Bayless was in the middle of another 12-hour rehearsal for Cascabel Thursday, the remount of his Lookingglass Theatre show, when he finally got the text he’s been waiting for: Xoco Wicker Park (1471 N. Milwaukee Ave.) had passed final...
  • Obama reveals first family's favorite snacks

    Obama reveals first family's favorite snacks
    President Obama revealed the first family's snack favorites during a recent appearance at a White House event promoting healthy eating and attended by school children from across the country. Can you guess his? "My big thing, chips and guacamole,''...
  • Charlie Trotter tribute dinner tickets on sale at 10 a.m.

    Charlie Trotter tribute dinner tickets on sale at 10 a.m.
    We reported this last week, but it's worth a reminder: Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today for the Charlie Trotter Tribute dinner on Sept. 27. The dinner, part of the Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet weekend, will feature such chefs as Rick Bayless,...
  • Dining briefs: Jackie Shen reemerges, tough times for oysters, today's dumb food

    Dining briefs: Jackie Shen reemerges, tough times for oysters, today's dumb food
    SHEN REEMERGES: Longtime Chicago chef Jackie Shen has reemerged in New Buffalo, Mich., as owner of a new restaurant. Harbor Country News reports that Shen, who previously headed kitchens at Red Light, City Tavern and Chicago Cut Steak House, opened the...
  • Chicago Gourmet to include Charlie Trotter tribute dinner

    Chicago Gourmet to include Charlie Trotter tribute dinner
    Rick Bayless, Graham Elliot, Thomas Lents and Matthias Merges will be part of a star-studded chef lineup creating a Charlie Trotter tribute dinner as part of Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet in September. The dinner, which will take place Sept. 27...
  • Dining briefs: Trotter tribute dinner, dumb food holidays, Bacon Bowl reviewed

    Dining briefs: Trotter tribute dinner, dumb food holidays, Bacon Bowl reviewed
    Tribute for Trotter: A star-studded group of chefs will cook at the Charlie Trotter Tribute Dinner at Chicago Gourmet this fall, reports Phil Vettel. Among chefs and sommeliers taking part: Rick Bayless, Graham Elliot, Matthias Merges, Thomas Lents,...
  • Catalog your cookbooks on Eat Your Books and find every recipe every time

    Catalog your cookbooks on Eat Your Books and find every recipe every time
    After spending an hour and half on my knees, sorting through stacks of cookbooks, looking for a recipe I knew must be somewhere, in some book--if I could only remember the name -- I was beside myself.  I opened boxes. I tramped out to the garage to peruse...