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2016 <br>WAS THE BEST YEAR IN THE HISTORY OF CHICAGO DINING

2016
WAS THE BEST YEAR IN THE HISTORY OF CHICAGO DINING

From chef-driven chefs to the profusion of global flavors, Chicago was a great place to eat this year


Scene - December 20, 2016 - 8:56 am - Michael Gebert


WHAT’LL YOU HAVE… IT IN? HOW CHICAGO BARS FIND GREAT GLASSWARE

WHAT’LL YOU HAVE… IT IN? HOW CHICAGO BARS FIND GREAT GLASSWARE

Presentation is half the cocktail. Chicago mixologists tell how great glassware and the right accessories make the show


Scene - December 6, 2016 - 8:47 am - Anne Spiselman


WANT TO HEAR A STORY? THREE YEARS OF BETWEEN BITES

WANT TO HEAR A STORY? THREE YEARS OF BETWEEN BITES

Why Chicago food figures reveal themselves in front of a live audience at this quarterly “live lit” series


Scene - November 8, 2016 - 8:12 am - Michael Gebert


LOOKING BACK AT ALMA LACH, CHICAGO’S JULIA CHILD

LOOKING BACK AT ALMA LACH, CHICAGO’S JULIA CHILD

An exhibit at the University of Chicago captures the world of a pioneering woman food writer, editor and early TV star. Plus: Rich Melman on Alma Lach


Scene - November 1, 2016 - 8:35 am - Anne Spiselman


INTRODUCING CHICAGO’S FIRST FESTIVAL OF STRANGE FOODS

INTRODUCING CHICAGO’S FIRST FESTIVAL OF STRANGE FOODS

November 6, sample the diversity of Chicago’s international street foods—at Strange Foods Chicago Festival


Scene - September 22, 2016 - 8:06 am - Michael Gebert


WHAT CAUSED THE END OF CANTINA 1910?

WHAT CAUSED THE END OF CANTINA 1910?

Ambitious, multifaceted, and finally toast—we look at what doomed Andersonville’s huge modern Mexican spot Cantina 1910


Scene - August 24, 2016 - 8:30 am - Michael Gebert


THE LAST ARTICLE ABOUT WOMEN IN WINE, EVER

THE LAST ARTICLE ABOUT WOMEN IN WINE, EVER

Women in wine aren’t a novelty any more, they’re normal. A look at how women are helping women find their place in that world


Scene - July 11, 2016 - 9:04 am - Matilda Schieren


WE GOT THE TRONC, GOTTA HAVE SOME TRONC

WE GOT THE TRONC, GOTTA HAVE SOME TRONC

As Tribune Media becomes the Tronc of the future, Fooditor asks, anybody still interested in writing something to read?


Scene - June 3, 2016 - 9:38 am - Michael Gebert


MY DINNER AT ALINEA 2.0, ON OPENING NIGHT

MY DINNER AT ALINEA 2.0, ON OPENING NIGHT

The author has been to Alinea many times—most recently last Friday, for the first night of the acclaimed restaurant’s reinvention


Scene - May 23, 2016 - 10:34 am - Royal Lichter


JUDGE, JURY AND PORKSECUTIONER AT BACONFEST

JUDGE, JURY AND PORKSECUTIONER AT BACONFEST

Behind the scenes at the event that makes Chicago the happiest, porkiest place on Earth


Scene - May 2, 2016 - 9:34 am - Michael Gebert