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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


TALKING WITH THE FILMMAKER OF INSATIABLE: THE HOMARO CANTU STORY

TALKING WITH THE FILMMAKER OF INSATIABLE: THE HOMARO CANTU STORY

A filmmaker went to talk to a chef—and wound up chronicling a visionary’s rise and fall


People - October 6, 2016 - 9:54 am - Michael Gebert


GOING ON THE ROAD <br>WITH CRUX

GOING ON THE ROAD
WITH CRUX

A food writer teams up with mad visionary chefs to throw a four-city pop-up dinner series—and to chronicle it town by town for Fooditor


People - September 26, 2016 - 8:20 am - Sarah Freeman


AN AMERICAN CHEF <br>GOES TO JAPAN

AN AMERICAN CHEF
GOES TO JAPAN

A Chicago chef who’s been studying Japanese food for years finally gets to go there—to see if he’s on the right path


People - September 12, 2016 - 9:32 am - Scott Malloy


ANIMALE IS OFFAL <br>(AND AWFULLY GOOD)

ANIMALE IS OFFAL
(AND AWFULLY GOOD)

The pair behind Osteria Langhe started serving funky cuts to make Italian dining easier for everybody—including themselves


People - September 8, 2016 - 9:23 am - Michael Gebert


THE STRANGE AND BEAUTIFUL VEGETABLE DISHES OF THURK

THE STRANGE AND BEAUTIFUL VEGETABLE DISHES OF THURK

“Vegetable-focused” chef Justin Behlke finds beauty and mystery in the flavors and textures of things growing in their season


People - August 22, 2016 - 8:08 am - Melissa McEwen


MEET THE PIE BOSS: <br>SOUTH AFRICAN MEAT PIES IN AURORA

MEET THE PIE BOSS:
SOUTH AFRICAN MEAT PIES IN AURORA

Discover a unique taste of South African flavors, piping hot from a strip mall in the southwest suburbs


People - August 18, 2016 - 8:33 am - Jennifer Olvera


FINDING THEIR OWN ROAD TO MEXICO AT DOS URBAN CANTINA

FINDING THEIR OWN ROAD TO MEXICO AT DOS URBAN CANTINA

Two Bayless proteges went back to Mexico City to find inspiration for new dishes—and for their own approach to Mexican food


People - August 15, 2016 - 6:51 am - Michael Gebert


THEY MIGHT BE GIANT:<br> ROB LEVITT TALKS TO JASON VINCENT AND BEN LUSTBADER

THEY MIGHT BE GIANT:
ROB LEVITT TALKS TO JASON VINCENT AND BEN LUSTBADER

The chef turned butcher of The Butcher & Larder talks with the owners of the new Logan Square hotspot about making a better life for the whole restaurant


People - August 8, 2016 - 8:32 am - Rob Levitt