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HANBUN’S INTIMATE KOREAN TASTING MENU—IN A WESTMONT STRIP MALL

HANBUN’S INTIMATE KOREAN TASTING MENU—IN A WESTMONT STRIP MALL

An Aviary-trained chef makes precise, flavorful Korean food in the least likely place you’ve ever gone for a great eight-course meal


People - July 28, 2016 - 7:44 am - Hunter Owens


DINING AT TEMPURA MATSU, THE EL IDEAS OF KYOTO

DINING AT TEMPURA MATSU, THE EL IDEAS OF KYOTO

An up-and-coming Japanese chef showcases his roots but also his influences—including a Chicago style of fine dining


People - July 21, 2016 - 8:13 am - Michael Gebert


BEHIND THE SCENES WITH REFINED VIETNAMESE FLAVORS AT HAISOUS

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH REFINED VIETNAMESE FLAVORS AT HAISOUS

Thai and Danielle Dang’s HaiSous kicks off a series of pop-up dinners to test its modern Vietnamese dishes—and my family works it


People - July 14, 2016 - 8:08 am - Michael Gebert


THE CHEF WHO’S MAKING CANTINA 1910 v. 2.0

THE CHEF WHO’S MAKING CANTINA 1910 v. 2.0

The lavish modern Mexican restaurant stumbled out of the gate, but new chef Scott Shulman is remaking it for the neighborhood


People - June 30, 2016 - 8:27 am - Anne Spiselman


EVEN GOD CAN’T STOP THE CHARCUTERIE AT WEST LOOP SALUMI

EVEN GOD CAN’T STOP THE CHARCUTERIE AT WEST LOOP SALUMI

Patio service at West Loop Salumi will mark a local artisan’s triumph over adversity—and American charcuterie


People - June 13, 2016 - 8:50 am - Michael Gebert


DRINKING ISLAND WINES AT AVEC WITH EDUARD SEITAN

DRINKING ISLAND WINES AT AVEC WITH EDUARD SEITAN

The wine buyer for One Off Hospitality talks about how he got there, and his island wine dinner series at Avec


People - June 10, 2016 - 9:25 am - Anne Spiselman


THANKS FOR THE CHARCUTERIES: DANKE, COMING TO REVIVAL HALL

THANKS FOR THE CHARCUTERIES: DANKE, COMING TO REVIVAL HALL

Crusty bread, wine, and porky goodness—Table, Donkey & Stick’s Danke brings civilization to the Loop when Revival Hall opens this summer


People - May 19, 2016 - 9:14 am - Michael Gebert


THE SALSA TRUCK’S DAN SALLS TEST-DRIVES HIS MESCAL BAR, QUIOTE

THE SALSA TRUCK’S DAN SALLS TEST-DRIVES HIS MESCAL BAR, QUIOTE

The Garage is gone, but its owner’s new passion is showing Chicago the range and the culture of mescal


People - May 16, 2016 - 8:26 am - Michael Gebert


LET’S DO LUNCH WITH CARRIE NAHABEDIAN

LET’S DO LUNCH WITH CARRIE NAHABEDIAN

The James Beard award-winning chef reopens NAHA for lunch—and talks about cooking for a world that eats at its desk


People - May 10, 2016 - 9:23 am - Amber Gibson


HANGING OUT WITH JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNERS—THE MORNING AFTER

HANGING OUT WITH JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNERS—THE MORNING AFTER

We gather the morning-after reflections of three of the celebrated chefs who went home (eventually) with medals Monday night


People - May 4, 2016 - 8:40 am - Amber Gibson