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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


JARED LEONARD LOVES NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN

JARED LEONARD LOVES NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN

And you’ll be able to love it sooner than you expected—The Budlong’s opening May 10 in the former Bunny space under chef Jonathan Zaragoza


People - April 28, 2016 - 9:44 am - Michael Gebert


CHRIS CURREN IS A SEASONED WARRIOR

CHRIS CURREN IS A SEASONED WARRIOR

Now at street art-themed Fulton Market Kitchen, the veteran chef of Blue 13 and Seven Lions hopes he’s found a home


People - April 21, 2016 - 9:39 am - Vincent Labriola


THE CHICKEN SOUP THAT CONQUERED THE BURBS

THE CHICKEN SOUP THAT CONQUERED THE BURBS

David Tran has cooked Vietnamese food in Chicago’s suburbs for 25 years—and he still makes about the best bowl of chicken soup in town


People - April 18, 2016 - 11:34 am - Jay Martini


BLACKBIRD IS ONE OF THE CITY’S TOP KITCHENS. AND NOW, IT’S RYAN PFEIFFER’S

BLACKBIRD IS ONE OF THE CITY’S TOP KITCHENS. AND NOW, IT’S RYAN PFEIFFER’S

Nostalgia, perfectly balanced bites and eating with your hands—what Blackbird’s new chef is bringing to the celebrated restaurant


People - April 14, 2016 - 10:59 am - Michael Gebert