THIS PLACE WANTS TO CHANGE HOW YOU THINK ABOUT FISH

THIS PLACE WANTS TO CHANGE HOW YOU THINK ABOUT FISH

Frozen is better than fresh—because it’s probably fresher than fresh. Here’s why, according to Chicago’s high-end frozen fish market


Growing - November 18, 2016 - 7:39 am - Maggie Hennessy


RESTORING A BADASS CHICAGO PIZZA OVEN AT ORD PIZZERIA

RESTORING A BADASS CHICAGO PIZZA OVEN AT ORD PIZZERIA

At this Lakeview pizzeria, your pizza comes off a slice of Chicago’s industrial history full of ingenuity—and danger


People - November 15, 2016 - 8:01 am - Michael Gebert


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


FOODITOR RADIO: INSIDE MICHELIN’S BRAIN 2017

FOODITOR RADIO: INSIDE MICHELIN’S BRAIN 2017

We talk about why Michelin picked what they did, what they should have picked instead—and what our food scene’s really all about


A/V - November 4, 2016 - 8:28 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


QUEST FOR THE UNICORN: ALBA’S RESTAURANT

QUEST FOR THE UNICORN: ALBA’S RESTAURANT

Amid the Mexican restaurants of West Town, a new blended family’s restaurant stands out


People - October 28, 2016 - 9:29 am - Michael Gebert


THEY JUST WANT TO BE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD WINE BAR, EDGEWATER

THEY JUST WANT TO BE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD WINE BAR, EDGEWATER

A bar called Income Tax wants to bring wine and comfortable European food to Edgewater—in a neighborly way


Neighborhoods - October 25, 2016 - 10:29 am - Michael Gebert


MEET THE NICEST RESTAURANT IN CHICAGO (AND THE FAMILY BEHIND IT)

MEET THE NICEST RESTAURANT IN CHICAGO (AND THE FAMILY BEHIND IT)

A south side restaurant brings its community good food, a nice place to sit down and eat, and lots of hugs


People - October 21, 2016 - 9:10 am - Michael Gebert


IS LAKEVIEW READY FOR AN ENTENTE WITH FINE DINING?

IS LAKEVIEW READY FOR AN ENTENTE WITH FINE DINING?

On a quiet stretch of Lincoln Avenue, a sushi restaurant owner and an ex-Schwa sous chef bet that the neighborhood is ready for downtown food


People - October 17, 2016 - 7:50 am - Maggie Hennessy


WHERE TO EAT WHILE SEEING CHICAGO’S GREATEST ARCHITECTURE, 2016

WHERE TO EAT WHILE SEEING CHICAGO’S GREATEST ARCHITECTURE, 2016

Open House Chicago opens the doors to great buildings all over the city this weekend. And while you’re in the neighborhood, here’s where to eat


Guides - October 14, 2016 - 8:36 am - Michael Gebert