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FOOD WRITER WORKS NEW YEAR’S EVE AT CHICAGO STEAKHOUSE!

FOOD WRITER WORKS NEW YEAR’S EVE AT CHICAGO STEAKHOUSE!

Once, Lisa Shames worked New Year’s Eve. This year she hung around at Maple & Ash to see how the magic happens


People - January 10, 2017 - 8:23 am - Lisa Shames


MEET TEMPORIS, 2017’S FIRST BIG (LITTLE) RESTAURANT

MEET TEMPORIS, 2017’S FIRST BIG (LITTLE) RESTAURANT

Two chefs are about to open a tiny, intimate tasting menu restaurant in West Town—with a touch of mad science in the mix


People - December 16, 2016 - 8:28 am - Michael Gebert


REINVENTING YOURSELF IN PUBLIC: FORMENTO’S, NOW WITH TODD STEIN

REINVENTING YOURSELF IN PUBLIC: FORMENTO’S, NOW WITH TODD STEIN

You just have your third chef changing one of the most visible Italian restaurants in the city while the diners keep coming. No pressure


People - December 13, 2016 - 8:54 am - Michael Gebert


A SHORT CHAT <br>WITH ANNA AND DAVID POSEY OF ELSKE

A SHORT CHAT
WITH ANNA AND DAVID POSEY OF ELSKE

Elske, open now, brings a relaxed approach to modern and Nordic cuisine to a corner spot along Randolph street


People - December 9, 2016 - 8:16 am - Michael Gebert


HOW A CHICAGO BEER GUY BECAME A NATURAL WINES GUY

HOW A CHICAGO BEER GUY BECAME A NATURAL WINES GUY

Bad Hunter’s Michael McAvena was The Publican’s original beer director, but now it’s sustainable, biodynamic wines that get him excited


People - November 28, 2016 - 9:27 am - Amber Gibson


RESTORING A BADASS CHICAGO PIZZA OVEN AT ORD PIZZERIA

RESTORING A BADASS CHICAGO PIZZA OVEN AT ORD PIZZERIA

At this Lakeview pizzeria, your pizza comes off a slice of Chicago’s industrial history full of ingenuity—and danger


People - November 15, 2016 - 8:01 am - Michael Gebert


QUEST FOR THE UNICORN: ALBA’S RESTAURANT

QUEST FOR THE UNICORN: ALBA’S RESTAURANT

Amid the Mexican restaurants of West Town, a new blended family’s restaurant stands out


People - October 28, 2016 - 9:29 am - Michael Gebert


MEET THE NICEST RESTAURANT IN CHICAGO (AND THE FAMILY BEHIND IT)

MEET THE NICEST RESTAURANT IN CHICAGO (AND THE FAMILY BEHIND IT)

A south side restaurant brings its community good food, a nice place to sit down and eat, and lots of hugs


People - October 21, 2016 - 9:10 am - Michael Gebert


IS LAKEVIEW READY FOR AN ENTENTE WITH FINE DINING?

IS LAKEVIEW READY FOR AN ENTENTE WITH FINE DINING?

On a quiet stretch of Lincoln Avenue, a sushi restaurant owner and an ex-Schwa sous chef bet that the neighborhood is ready for downtown food


People - October 17, 2016 - 7:50 am - Maggie Hennessy


MEET THE COUPLE WHO RUN RICK BAYLESS’S NEW LEÑA BRAVA

MEET THE COUPLE WHO RUN RICK BAYLESS’S NEW LEÑA BRAVA

Fred and Lisa Despres on making the food of Baja, and a life, by the fire of a woodburning grill


People - October 11, 2016 - 8:07 am - Michael Gebert