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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


INVISIBLE MAC:<br> LOOKING FOR THE SOUL IN MAC ‘N’ CHEESE

INVISIBLE MAC:
LOOKING FOR THE SOUL IN MAC ‘N’ CHEESE

A series cooked up a mess of coverage of mac ‘n’ cheese—but didn’t dig into the culture where it matters most


Scene - April 7, 2016 - 8:55 am - Michael Gebert


DOMINIQUE TOUGNE’S GALLIC SPIN ON TRADITIONAL TOAST

DOMINIQUE TOUGNE’S GALLIC SPIN ON TRADITIONAL TOAST

The veteran chef of Chez Moi introduces Chicago to a kind of toast that evokes memories of his Alsatian village


Scene - April 1, 2016 - 8:36 am - Michael Gebert


WHY FOODIES (AND FOOD WRITERS) SHOULD SEE CITY OF GOLD

WHY FOODIES (AND FOOD WRITERS) SHOULD SEE CITY OF GOLD

The new documentary about food critic Jonathan Gold has lessons for anybody who thinks about—let alone writes about—food


Scene - March 21, 2016 - 8:24 am - Joe Campagna


IT’S A GOOD JAMES BEARD YEAR FOR RESTAURANTS, ANYWAY

IT’S A GOOD JAMES BEARD YEAR FOR RESTAURANTS, ANYWAY

Chicago restaurants have never had more of a presence at the Beards—and Chicago food media has never had less


Scene - March 16, 2016 - 9:34 am - Michael Gebert


I WORKED A POP UP—AND LIVED TO TELL THE TALE!

I WORKED A POP UP—AND LIVED TO TELL THE TALE!

Ex-Schwa chef Brian Fisher wanted to show what he can do. Our author was pressed into service to help make it happen


Scene - February 26, 2016 - 9:07 am - Ben Feldheim


IS FIRST WE FEAST RIGHT ABOUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH FOOD MEDIA?

IS FIRST WE FEAST RIGHT ABOUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH FOOD MEDIA?

The New York-based food website had its take on where food media has gone in 2016. What they got right—and what they missed


Scene - February 9, 2016 - 9:30 am - Michael Gebert


MOTO, AND THE DREAMS OF FULTON MARKET

MOTO, AND THE DREAMS OF FULTON MARKET

A look back at a restaurant that brought us its vision of the future, and what happened on the way there


Scene - January 25, 2016 - 10:05 am - Michael Gebert


CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE THIS. IT’S BETTER FOR EVERYBODY

CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE THIS. IT’S BETTER FOR EVERYBODY

Is eating ethnic food potentially oppressing? No, it’s potentially enlightening for all of us


Scene - December 4, 2015 - 8:56 am - Michael Gebert


TRIBUNE FOOD COVERAGE LOSING PANG, CARO—WHERE’S IT GOING?

TRIBUNE FOOD COVERAGE LOSING PANG, CARO—WHERE’S IT GOING?

As writers leave to pursue their futures, what can we read about what the Tribune thinks their food section’s future is?


Scene - November 16, 2015 - 10:06 am - Michael Gebert