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TOUGH ROAD FOR A SAUSAGE GUY ON ROOSEVELT

TOUGH ROAD FOR A SAUSAGE GUY ON ROOSEVELT

Brendan O’Connor’s sausage stand won acclaim. Then life threw him a curveball bigger than a Big Guys sausage


People - January 7, 2016 - 10:37 am - Michael Gebert


MAYBE THE BEST NEW FRENCH RESTAURANT IN CHICAGO ISN’T WHAT WE THINK

MAYBE THE BEST NEW FRENCH RESTAURANT IN CHICAGO ISN’T WHAT WE THINK

It’s not on year-end ten-best lists—unlike a certain French restaurant in the city—but Winnetka’s little-known George Trois is aiming for the stars


People - December 18, 2015 - 9:56 am - Amber Gibson


TALKING WITH THE LATE SOUTH SIDE PITMASTER JAMES LEMONS OF LEM’S

TALKING WITH THE LATE SOUTH SIDE PITMASTER JAMES LEMONS OF LEM’S

Owner of Lem’s Bar-B-Q on 75th street, the city’s oldest barbecue stand, died this week at 87


People - December 16, 2015 - 8:47 am - Michael Gebert


NICK SPENCER’S DEAD BRILLIANT AMERICAN RESTAURANT, VIVIAL

NICK SPENCER’S DEAD BRILLIANT AMERICAN RESTAURANT, VIVIAL

Vivial aims to bring an Aviary veteran’s sophisticated food and cocktails to the Southport corridor


People - December 15, 2015 - 8:57 am - Michael Gebert


TOURING CHICAGO BBQ WITH TEXAS MONTHLY’S BARBECUE EDITOR

TOURING CHICAGO BBQ WITH TEXAS MONTHLY’S BARBECUE EDITOR

Daniel Vaughn, America’s only “barbecue editor,” checked out Chicago’s ‘cue—and Fooditor went along for the ride


People - December 11, 2015 - 9:14 am - Michael Gebert


SKIP THE GOLD LEAF—LEIGH OMILINSKY’S MOVE TO ITALIAN PASTRY AT NICO OSTERIA

SKIP THE GOLD LEAF—LEIGH OMILINSKY’S MOVE TO ITALIAN PASTRY AT NICO OSTERIA

When an acclaimed Chicago pastry chef switches from French to Italian sweets, it’s a new world


People - December 9, 2015 - 7:10 pm - Amber Gibson


MY DINNER AT CLAUDIA<br>—WITH CLAUDIA

MY DINNER AT CLAUDIA
—WITH CLAUDIA

Meet one of Chicago’s rising underground dining experiences—and its mom


People - December 2, 2015 - 8:41 am - Michael Gebert


THE MOST IMPORTANT RESTAURANT OF 2015 THAT YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

THE MOST IMPORTANT RESTAURANT OF 2015 THAT YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

Part office building coffee stand, part farm, part tasting menu restaurant—Arbor might just be the future of how we eat


People - November 24, 2015 - 10:43 am - Michael Gebert


MAKING THE TRUFFLES RAIN AT EATALY

MAKING THE TRUFFLES RAIN AT EATALY

We’ve got truffles, right here at Eataly—through December 6. Should you drop a fortune on fungi?


People - November 20, 2015 - 7:16 am - Michael Gebert


KNOW YOUR BREAD, WITH PUBLICAN QUALITY BREAD BAKER GREG WADE

KNOW YOUR BREAD, WITH PUBLICAN QUALITY BREAD BAKER GREG WADE

We talk with the baker behind some of the city’s best bread, about how you make a loaf of bread great


People - November 18, 2015 - 7:15 am - Michael Gebert