FAT RICE: SEARCHING FOR THE AUTHENTIC MACANESE CUISINE

FAT RICE: SEARCHING FOR THE AUTHENTIC MACANESE CUISINE

Looking for new inspirations, the owners of Fat Rice tell the story of their search for the roots of the unique Portuguese-Asian fusion food of Macau


People - March 7, 2016 - 11:33 am - Abraham Conlon & Adrienne Lo


INTRO IS NOW ABOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD. INTRO IS NOW ABOUT VEGETABLES.

INTRO IS NOW ABOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD. INTRO IS NOW ABOUT VEGETABLES.

We talk to Executive Chef Stephen Gillanders about Intro’s evolution—and to new visiting chef Jessica Largey about her vegetable-driven (but not vegetarian) menu


People - March 3, 2016 - 6:46 am - Michael Gebert


IS YOUR DOG GETTING ENOUGH THREE STAR MICHELIN FOOD?

IS YOUR DOG GETTING ENOUGH THREE STAR MICHELIN FOOD?

John Nelson-Alden gave up fine dining to make real food for dogs. Plus: wine pairings for dogs from Formento’s sommelier Steve Morgan


People - March 1, 2016 - 8:33 am - Bull Garlington


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


FRESHLY MADE FOOD COMES TO ENGLEWOOD AT THE DREAM CAFE & GRILLE

FRESHLY MADE FOOD COMES TO ENGLEWOOD AT THE DREAM CAFE & GRILLE

Howard Bailey thinks Englewood could be the next Wicker Park—and he’s trying to get there one homemade meal at a time


Neighborhoods - February 23, 2016 - 9:21 am - Michael Gebert


FIRST LOOK AT SNAGGLETOOTH, CHICAGO’S ARTISAN FISH DELI, OPENING SATURDAY

FIRST LOOK AT SNAGGLETOOTH, CHICAGO’S ARTISAN FISH DELI, OPENING SATURDAY

Chefs Bill Montagne and Jennifer Kim get back in touch with fish—and customers—at their casual new Lakeview shop


People - February 18, 2016 - 9:19 am - Amber Gibson


SEE NAOKI NAKASHIMA’S BEAUTIFUL SASHIMI PLATES AT NAOKI SUSHI

SEE NAOKI NAKASHIMA’S BEAUTIFUL SASHIMI PLATES AT NAOKI SUSHI

After 13 years at Shaw’s Crab House, Naoki Nakashima gives Lincoln Park a top sushi restaurant inside Intro


People - February 16, 2016 - 10:11 am - Michael Gebert


CHICAGO HISTORY IN A PIZZA: CHESTER’S & ORSI’S IN SUMMIT

CHICAGO HISTORY IN A PIZZA: CHESTER’S & ORSI’S IN SUMMIT

The best pizza you’ve never had comes from the bar that once ran a small town on the edge of Chicago


Neighborhoods - February 12, 2016 - 9:11 am - Michael Gebert


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


CAFÉ MARIE JEANNE IS THE GRAND-MÈRE CHICAGO NEEDS RIGHT NOW

CAFÉ MARIE JEANNE IS THE GRAND-MÈRE CHICAGO NEEDS RIGHT NOW

Michael Simmons’ sort-of-Parisian-Montreal cafe in Humboldt Park has the warmth and comfort food you’re looking for this winter


People - February 5, 2016 - 9:32 am - Michael Gebert