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THE FOODITOR GUIDE TO NIGERIAN CUISINE AT LITTLE UNICOCO

THE FOODITOR GUIDE TO NIGERIAN CUISINE AT LITTLE UNICOCO

Designer Obi Nwazota’s Rogers Park Nigerian restaurant isn’t just a place to eat—it’s an exhibit for his home country


Guides - June 6, 2016 - 8:58 am - Michael Gebert


WE GOT THE TRONC, GOTTA HAVE SOME TRONC

WE GOT THE TRONC, GOTTA HAVE SOME TRONC

As Tribune Media becomes the Tronc of the future, Fooditor asks, anybody still interested in writing something to read?


Scene - June 3, 2016 - 9:38 am - Michael Gebert


SEE FURIOUS SPOON MAKE TSUKEMEN FROM THE NOODLES UP

SEE FURIOUS SPOON MAKE TSUKEMEN FROM THE NOODLES UP

In this new Sky Full of Bacon video, Shin Thompson of Furious Spoon explains how to make (and pronounce) the hot-weather variation on ramen


A/V - May 31, 2016 - 7:17 am - Michael Gebert


PORTAGE PARK IS THE NEXT BIG FOOD DESTINATION! (SOMEDAY. MAYBE.)

PORTAGE PARK IS THE NEXT BIG FOOD DESTINATION! (SOMEDAY. MAYBE.)

Community Tavern owner Quay Tao went from Uptown to River North to the quiet, family-friendly northwest side. He’d like to see more restauranteurs to do the same


Neighborhoods - May 26, 2016 - 9:05 am - Michael Gebert


THANKS FOR THE CHARCUTERIES: DANKE, COMING TO REVIVAL HALL

THANKS FOR THE CHARCUTERIES: DANKE, COMING TO REVIVAL HALL

Crusty bread, wine, and porky goodness—Table, Donkey & Stick’s Danke brings civilization to the Loop when Revival Hall opens this summer


People - May 19, 2016 - 9:14 am - Michael Gebert


THE SALSA TRUCK’S DAN SALLS TEST-DRIVES HIS MESCAL BAR, QUIOTE

THE SALSA TRUCK’S DAN SALLS TEST-DRIVES HIS MESCAL BAR, QUIOTE

The Garage is gone, but its owner’s new passion is showing Chicago the range and the culture of mescal


People - May 16, 2016 - 8:26 am - Michael Gebert


HAVE A TACO FROM LOGAN SQUARE’S ONLY TORTILLERIA

HAVE A TACO FROM LOGAN SQUARE’S ONLY TORTILLERIA

An artisan tortilla factory—and damn good taqueria—makes the masa that holds a Mexican neighborhood together


Neighborhoods - May 13, 2016 - 8:47 am - Michael Gebert


JUDGE, JURY AND PORKSECUTIONER AT BACONFEST

JUDGE, JURY AND PORKSECUTIONER AT BACONFEST

Behind the scenes at the event that makes Chicago the happiest, porkiest place on Earth


Scene - May 2, 2016 - 9:34 am - Michael Gebert


JARED LEONARD LOVES NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN

JARED LEONARD LOVES NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN

And you’ll be able to love it sooner than you expected—The Budlong’s opening May 10 in the former Bunny space under chef Jonathan Zaragoza


People - April 28, 2016 - 9:44 am - Michael Gebert


BLACKBIRD IS ONE OF THE CITY’S TOP KITCHENS. AND NOW, IT’S RYAN PFEIFFER’S

BLACKBIRD IS ONE OF THE CITY’S TOP KITCHENS. AND NOW, IT’S RYAN PFEIFFER’S

Nostalgia, perfectly balanced bites and eating with your hands—what Blackbird’s new chef is bringing to the celebrated restaurant


People - April 14, 2016 - 10:59 am - Michael Gebert