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BAND OF BOHEMIA <br>IS DIFFERENT

BAND OF BOHEMIA
IS DIFFERENT

Brewery and fine dining restaurant with a Michelin star in a residential neighborhood—BoB goes its own way


People - March 14, 2018 - 9:01 am - Michael Gebert


MFK. HAS A NEW CHEF. <br>A VERY NEW CHEF.

MFK. HAS A NEW CHEF.
A VERY NEW CHEF.

At 23, Alisa Elenz has shown the curiosity and the drive to take the reins at Lakeview’s Spanish-inspired cafe


People - February 13, 2018 - 9:44 am - Michael Gebert


WHERE DO YOU GO AFTER GRACE? A COFFEE ROASTERY

WHERE DO YOU GO AFTER GRACE? A COFFEE ROASTERY

Matt Danko was the future of Grace. Now he’s learning how to roast things (not just coffee beans) at Sparrow Coffee


People - February 7, 2018 - 7:53 am - Michael Gebert


ISLA PILIPINA, CHICAGO’S TASTIEST FILIPINO ART PROJECT

ISLA PILIPINA, CHICAGO’S TASTIEST FILIPINO ART PROJECT

Ray Espiritu inherited Isla Pilipina from his parents, but he’s using it to express who his people are


People - January 25, 2018 - 9:27 am - Michael Gebert


TEMPESTA MARKET: SUCH MEATS AS DREAMS ARE MADE ON

TEMPESTA MARKET: SUCH MEATS AS DREAMS ARE MADE ON

‘Nduja Artisans’ new West Town Italian deli is a showcase for exceptional examples of the cured meat arts


People - December 14, 2017 - 10:23 am - Michael Gebert


BIG CITY PASTRY CHEF MOVES TO SUBURBIA

BIG CITY PASTRY CHEF MOVES TO SUBURBIA

Amber Sullivan went from making arty big city plated desserts to suburban comfort foods—and lots of ice cream


People - November 8, 2017 - 9:09 am - Anne Spiselman


PAUL KAHAN HAS A COOKBOOK (FINALLY)—CHEERS TO THE PUBLICAN

PAUL KAHAN HAS A COOKBOOK (FINALLY)—CHEERS TO THE PUBLICAN

Talking with Kahan and co-author Cosmo Goss about the book, The Publican’s ethos, pork belly, carrots, farmers and prep cooks


People - October 10, 2017 - 8:14 am - Michael Gebert


A PASTRY CHEF DOES THE CHICAGO MARATHON

A PASTRY CHEF DOES THE CHICAGO MARATHON

Making pastries for buttoned-up Sepia and globally inspired Proxi is one challenge. Sarah Mispagel faces another this Sunday


People - October 4, 2017 - 9:11 am - Michael Gebert


GET THE TASTE OF STREET FOOD IN CHENGDU AT <br>A PLACE BY DAMAO

GET THE TASTE OF STREET FOOD IN CHENGDU AT
A PLACE BY DAMAO

Damao Zhong wants Chicago to know the simple—but spicy—tastes of Chengdu. Plus: a guide to eating duck heads and feet


People - September 26, 2017 - 9:33 am - Michael Gebert


NEW FISH: BILL MONTAGNE ON TAKING OVER NICO OSTERIA

NEW FISH: BILL MONTAGNE ON TAKING OVER NICO OSTERIA

Snaggletooth’s former co-owner-chef aims to do the big downtown seafood restaurant right—this time


People - September 12, 2017 - 8:02 am - Michael Gebert