| Oct 26, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Want to know what kind of fish is on your plate? So do Mario Batali, Rick Bayless, Thomas Keller and a who’s who list of major chefs who are taking a stand against seafood fraud.
More than 500 restaurant owners, culinary industry leaders and chefs-...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:24 PM
5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter
5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life
6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour
6:30 - 11 a.m. Dean Richards
9:35 a.m. Dean Richards continues his conversations with stars of Skyfall. This morning, he...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Student performances and Top Chef stations were the main attractions at "A Taste for the Arts" benefiting the Chicago Academy of the Arts. More than 350 attended the free performances by students and alumni May 10 at the Harris Theater. The show opened...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Over the past 25 years or so, two surging art forms have elevated cultural Chicago on the global stage: theater and fine dining. Is this coincidence or correlation?
I mean no disrespect to dancers, musicians or rockers, nor architects, painters, poets...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2012
If all goes as planned, sometime in August food trucks with on-board preparation will be rolling in Chicago's streets.
The ordinance expected to reach the Chicago City Council at its next meeting — July 25 — was introduced by Mayor Rahm...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 10:57 AM
While our Chicago Live! team is busy finalizing appearances by the likes of Jonathon Brandmeier, Rick Bayless, Homaru Cantu and J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound (Guest details here), I want to tell you about our new home.
| Feb 1, 2012
A cupcake tasting at a Super Bowl gathering? Probably not. A salsa tasting? Absolutely.
Put out a jarred tomato version (pick a scorcher), a freshly chopped raw tomato-onion-chili-cilantro mix plus one based on tomatillos and smoky chipotle. Or go the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Thursday's Dining cover story is our profile on chef Paul Kahan as he and his team prepare to open Publican Quality Meats, the Fulton Market butcher shop. A few newsworthy items from the piece:
*** As we reported earlier, Publican Quality Meats is...
| Sep 20, 2012
The fifth annual Chicago Gourmet (full name: Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet) will take place Sept. 29 and 30 in Millennium Park. Hundreds of Chicagoans and visitors will be there; here are five reasons to be one of them.
It's worth the splurge:...
| Sep 29, 2012
With the economy still not entirely recovered, restaurants — and very good ones at that — are betting on happy hour deals to get customers in the door. I like to call it tapas hour, when you can get small bites and cocktails at attractive...