Author Archive


FARMHOUSE’S LINE OF CIDERS IS LOCAL, AUTHENTIC—AND GROWING

FARMHOUSE’S LINE OF CIDERS IS LOCAL, AUTHENTIC—AND GROWING

A chance conversation with a neighbor led Farmhouse to the largest (and only organic) orchard of true cider apples in the midwest


Growing - July 25, 2016 - 8:09 am - Michael Gebert


DINING AT TEMPURA MATSU, THE EL IDEAS OF KYOTO

DINING AT TEMPURA MATSU, THE EL IDEAS OF KYOTO

An up-and-coming Japanese chef showcases his roots but also his influences—including a Chicago style of fine dining


People - July 21, 2016 - 8:13 am - Michael Gebert


IN THE BACKYARD MAKING STREET FOOD WITH THE MANBQUE GUYS

IN THE BACKYARD MAKING STREET FOOD WITH THE MANBQUE GUYS

Talking and cooking with the three Chicago guys behind two books celebrating grilled meat, good beer and loud rock and roll


A/V - July 18, 2016 - 8:21 am - Michael Gebert


BEHIND THE SCENES WITH REFINED VIETNAMESE FLAVORS AT HAISOUS

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH REFINED VIETNAMESE FLAVORS AT HAISOUS

Thai and Danielle Dang’s HaiSous kicks off a series of pop-up dinners to test its modern Vietnamese dishes—and my family works it


People - July 14, 2016 - 8:08 am - Michael Gebert


FOODITOR RADIO: <br>TACOS, BURGERS AND OTHER TASTES OF CHICAGO

FOODITOR RADIO:
TACOS, BURGERS AND OTHER TASTES OF CHICAGO

Talking tacos and the other foods that make up the tastes of Chicago, at… the Taste of Chicago


A/V - July 8, 2016 - 9:00 am - Michael Gebert


SEE WHAT YOU’LL BE EATING AT THE BAKERY AT FAT RICE, STARTING JULY 6

SEE WHAT YOU’LL BE EATING AT THE BAKERY AT FAT RICE, STARTING JULY 6

Sweet and savory delights that takes you on a world tour of the European pastry influence on Asia—they’re yours starting tomorrow


Neighborhoods - July 5, 2016 - 1:02 pm - Michael Gebert


19 PAUL, BARBECUE IN PROGRESS IN MORGAN PARK

19 PAUL, BARBECUE IN PROGRESS IN MORGAN PARK

At the south end of Chicago, an Englewood police officer is sharing family barbecue recipes from southern Illinois


Neighborhoods - June 27, 2016 - 8:16 am - Michael Gebert


CHICAGO RESTAURANT,<br> KANKAKEE FARM

CHICAGO RESTAURANT,
KANKAKEE FARM

Chefs John and Karen Shields are taking farm to table to the next level—by bonding families with the folks behind the farm they use


Growing - June 22, 2016 - 7:54 am - Michael Gebert


MY DAD THE CRITIC, <br>MY SON THE RESTAURATEUR

MY DAD THE CRITIC,
MY SON THE RESTAURATEUR

Sherman Kaplan reviewed restaurants for 35 years. Now his son Josh owns one. A Father’s Day conversation about being on both sides of the biz


A/V - June 17, 2016 - 8:30 am - Michael Gebert


EVEN GOD CAN’T STOP THE CHARCUTERIE AT WEST LOOP SALUMI

EVEN GOD CAN’T STOP THE CHARCUTERIE AT WEST LOOP SALUMI

Patio service at West Loop Salumi will mark a local artisan’s triumph over adversity—and American charcuterie


People - June 13, 2016 - 8:50 am - Michael Gebert