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NICK SPENCER’S DEAD BRILLIANT AMERICAN RESTAURANT, VIVIAL

NICK SPENCER’S DEAD BRILLIANT AMERICAN RESTAURANT, VIVIAL

Vivial aims to bring an Aviary veteran’s sophisticated food and cocktails to the Southport corridor


People - December 15, 2015 - 8:57 am - Michael Gebert


TOURING CHICAGO BBQ WITH TEXAS MONTHLY’S BARBECUE EDITOR

TOURING CHICAGO BBQ WITH TEXAS MONTHLY’S BARBECUE EDITOR

Daniel Vaughn, America’s only “barbecue editor,” checked out Chicago’s ‘cue—and Fooditor went along for the ride


People - December 11, 2015 - 9:14 am - Michael Gebert


THE FOODITOR GUIDE TO THE BEST POLLO AL CARBON IN CHICAGO

THE FOODITOR GUIDE TO THE BEST POLLO AL CARBON IN CHICAGO

Head to the Mexican south side for the best pollo al carbon, charcoal-grilled chicken, in Chicago


Guides - December 7, 2015 - 8:40 am - Michael Gebert


CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE THIS. IT’S BETTER FOR EVERYBODY

CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE THIS. IT’S BETTER FOR EVERYBODY

Is eating ethnic food potentially oppressing? No, it’s potentially enlightening for all of us


Scene - December 4, 2015 - 8:56 am - Michael Gebert


MY DINNER AT CLAUDIA<br>—WITH CLAUDIA

MY DINNER AT CLAUDIA
—WITH CLAUDIA

Meet one of Chicago’s rising underground dining experiences—and its mom


People - December 2, 2015 - 8:41 am - Michael Gebert


SEE BEEFBELLY’S REVOLUTIONARY TAKE ON ITALIAN BEEF, OPENING TUESDAY

SEE BEEFBELLY’S REVOLUTIONARY TAKE ON ITALIAN BEEF, OPENING TUESDAY

A Chicago classic gets a whole new range of flavors with this new Italian beef spot from the owners of BRGRBelly


Neighborhoods - November 30, 2015 - 9:45 am - Michael Gebert


THE MOST IMPORTANT RESTAURANT OF 2015 THAT YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

THE MOST IMPORTANT RESTAURANT OF 2015 THAT YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

Part office building coffee stand, part farm, part tasting menu restaurant—Arbor might just be the future of how we eat


People - November 24, 2015 - 10:43 am - Michael Gebert


MAKING THE TRUFFLES RAIN AT EATALY

MAKING THE TRUFFLES RAIN AT EATALY

We’ve got truffles, right here at Eataly—through December 6. Should you drop a fortune on fungi?


People - November 20, 2015 - 7:16 am - Michael Gebert


KNOW YOUR BREAD, WITH PUBLICAN QUALITY BREAD BAKER GREG WADE

KNOW YOUR BREAD, WITH PUBLICAN QUALITY BREAD BAKER GREG WADE

We talk with the baker behind some of the city’s best bread, about how you make a loaf of bread great


People - November 18, 2015 - 7:15 am - Michael Gebert


TRIBUNE FOOD COVERAGE LOSING PANG, CARO—WHERE’S IT GOING?

TRIBUNE FOOD COVERAGE LOSING PANG, CARO—WHERE’S IT GOING?

As writers leave to pursue their futures, what can we read about what the Tribune thinks their food section’s future is?


Scene - November 16, 2015 - 10:06 am - Michael Gebert