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ZENASH BEYENE WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU, AMERICA

ZENASH BEYENE WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU, AMERICA

The owner of Edgewater’s Ras Dashen thanks you for eating her authentic Ethiopian food—and for being you


People - May 3, 2018 - 8:19 am - Michael Gebert


WILL JENNIFER KIM’S PASSEROTTO BE “KOREAN ENOUGH?”

WILL JENNIFER KIM’S PASSEROTTO BE “KOREAN ENOUGH?”

Chef Jennifer Kim comes at her heritage Korean food through an Italian lens. Will Mom & Dad approve?


People - April 25, 2018 - 9:57 am - Michael Gebert


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