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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


MAKING DESSERTS TO FIT: MEG GALUS OF BOKA AND SOMERSET

MAKING DESSERTS TO FIT: MEG GALUS OF BOKA AND SOMERSET

Boka Group’s busy pastry chef seeks to make desserts that suit the personality of each restaurant


People - September 7, 2017 - 9:06 am - Sabrina Medora


EVERYBODY HAS A KOREAN MOM AT KIMCHI POP

EVERYBODY HAS A KOREAN MOM AT KIMCHI POP

To find a chef to make healthy, homestyle Korean food, Victor Sotelo went straight to his mom


People - August 30, 2017 - 9:13 am - Melissa McEwen


WILSON BAUER ON RUNNING THE MORE GROWN-UP SCHWA

WILSON BAUER ON RUNNING THE MORE GROWN-UP SCHWA

Talking with Schwa’s chef de cuisine about how the restaurant grew up—but keeps on being Schwa


People - August 15, 2017 - 6:38 am - Michael Gebert


CHICAGO MEETS MISSISSIPPI—AND CHEF MEETS HISTORIAN—AT THE DELTA

CHICAGO MEETS MISSISSIPPI—AND CHEF MEETS HISTORIAN—AT THE DELTA

The new restaurant’s chef talks about the interplay of South and North with Chicago food historian Dr. Peter Engler


People - August 9, 2017 - 9:14 am - Michael Gebert


ITALIAN FOOD FOR OUR TIME: 25 YEARS OF MIA FRANCESCA

ITALIAN FOOD FOR OUR TIME: 25 YEARS OF MIA FRANCESCA

Scott Harris, founder of the popular Italian restaurant chain that started in Lakeview, recalls how it happened


People - July 25, 2017 - 7:55 am - Anne Spiselman


CHEF GENE KATO AND THE QUEST FOR PERFECTION

CHEF GENE KATO AND THE QUEST FOR PERFECTION

He’s been trendy. Now the chef of Sumi Robata Bar just wants to make the Japanese food he grew up on—perfectly


People - July 20, 2017 - 8:01 am - Sabrina Medora


AMY MILLS ON REVITALIZING ILLINOIS’ BBQ CAPITOL

AMY MILLS ON REVITALIZING ILLINOIS’ BBQ CAPITOL

In town for the Windy City Smokeout, the “barbecue heiress” of 17th Street BBQ in Murphysboro, Illinois talks with Fooditor


People - July 14, 2017 - 8:44 am - Michael Gebert


SEVEN PLACES THAT LED JOE FRILLMAN TO DAISIES

SEVEN PLACES THAT LED JOE FRILLMAN TO DAISIES

From The Fat Duck to pizza in Mundelein, a chef talks about everything that led him to his new restaurant in Logan Square


People - July 11, 2017 - 10:12 am - Michael Gebert


HOW ASIAN STREET FOOD CAME TO A DOWNTOWN HOOD, AT PROXI

HOW ASIAN STREET FOOD CAME TO A DOWNTOWN HOOD, AT PROXI

The new restaurant from the chef and owner of Sepia asks if downtown is ready for see-and-be-seen Asian flavors


People - July 6, 2017 - 8:43 am - Michael Gebert