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  • Easy dinner recipes: Cool off with great gazpacho ideas for Gluten-free Wednesday

    Easy dinner recipes: Cool off with great gazpacho ideas for Gluten-free Wednesday
    Gluten-free gazpacho? Sure, classic gazpacho is built around soaked bread, but you won't miss it with these rich takes on the refreshing cold soup. From spicy cucumber to Thomas Keller's refreshing vegetable, to a reader favorite from Urth Cafe, these no-...
  • Food Network in Concert chefs name their favorite musicians

    Food Network in Concert chefs name their favorite musicians
    Are you ready to gorge? I can’t hear you, Chicago. I said, ARE YOU READY TO GORGE? Food Network Magazine’s first annual Food Network in Concert takes place Saturday at Ravinia in Highland Park and will not only treat guests to music from...
  • Building flavor with cooking bases

    Building flavor with cooking bases
    You don't need to know how to pronounce mirepoix or suppengruen. You just need to know that a mouthwatering dish, no matter what the cuisine, no matter what the regional influence, is built upon a great flavor base. Such mixtures of chopped vegetables...
  • Pen and Quill, a new dawn in Station North

    Pen and Quill, a new dawn in Station North
    I like Pen & Quill, the new restaurant on the corner of Charles and Lanvale streets in Station North. It's pretty and comfortable, and the food, from executive chef Bella Kline, is tasty, rib-sticking and satisfying. I sure like it a heckuva lot...
  • Start a healthy Jewish New Year's trend with light, flavorful sea bass fillets

    Over the years, I've shared through this column, and also personally with my friends, many main-course recipes for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Most of these have featured meats like beef brisket or short ribs, in preparations reflecting the...
  • Easy (after) dinner recipes: Cool down fast with ice cream, sherbet and more!

    Easy (after) dinner recipes: Cool down fast with ice cream, sherbet and more!
    It's Friday. You've made it. Celebrate -- and cool off -- with homemade ice cream, sherbet and more. The simple recipes come together in minutes, and then all you have to do is freeze them until you're ready to enjoy. Frozen chocolate zabaglione: Love...
  • Breakfast with Ina: Whisk, Fuel, Cafe Selmarie

    Breakfast with Ina: Whisk, Fuel, Cafe Selmarie
    Last year, Ina Pinkney closed her namesake restaurant, Ina's, in the West Loop after 33 years in business. She is now enjoying dining out for breakfast and highlighting places people might not know about in their neighborhoods, traveling around Chicago...
  • Alhambra's Shi Hai is best at its simplest

    Alhambra's Shi Hai is best at its simplest
    If you are looking for a clue to Shi Hai, the new Hong Kong-style seafood restaurant in Alhambra, you might find it in the cold cucumber appetizer, a dish that appears at both dim sum breakfast and at dinner. If this is your first time at the restaurant,...
  • Fish dishes lend meaning to the Rosh Hashanah table

    Fish dishes lend meaning to the Rosh Hashanah table
    For the Jewish New Year, which begins on Wednesday at sundown, fish will be on the menu in many households. According to tradition, having fish on the table is an omen for blessings in the year to come. When the fish is served, observant Jews recite a...
  • Jody Williams' new cookbook 'Buvette' is all about French comfort food

    Jody Williams' new cookbook 'Buvette' is all about French comfort food
    Often on a trip to New York, I’ll find myself in the afternoon or late in the evening seated with friends at a table at Buvette in the West Village, talking, drinking rosé or a pretty Beaujolais, with a platter of butter and anchovy tartinettes or a...
  • West Palm Beach restaurant recommendations

    West Palm Beach restaurant recommendations
    City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill   700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach, CityPlace, 561-366-0071, CityCellarWPB.com   In the sea of chains that is CityPlace, the West Palm Beach-based Big Time Restaurant Group’s spot is the best choice for sit-...