A PASTRY CHEF DOES THE CHICAGO MARATHON

A PASTRY CHEF DOES THE CHICAGO MARATHON

Making pastries for buttoned-up Sepia and globally inspired Proxi is one challenge. Sarah Mispagel faces another this Sunday


People - October 4, 2017 - 9:11 am - Michael Gebert


A TASTE OF PERSIA COMES TO CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND

A TASTE OF PERSIA COMES TO CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND

Talking with celebrated cookbook author Naomi Duguid, in Chicago for the BESPOKE conference, part of Grand Cochon


Scene - September 28, 2017 - 8:43 am - Michael Gebert


GET THE TASTE OF STREET FOOD IN CHENGDU AT <br>A PLACE BY DAMAO

GET THE TASTE OF STREET FOOD IN CHENGDU AT
A PLACE BY DAMAO

Damao Zhong wants Chicago to know the simple—but spicy—tastes of Chengdu. Plus: a guide to eating duck heads and feet


People - September 26, 2017 - 9:33 am - Michael Gebert


MAGNIFICENT MILE HOTEL TO BUS TO FARM TO TABLE

MAGNIFICENT MILE HOTEL TO BUS TO FARM TO TABLE

How the Marriott on Michigan Avenue forged a long-lasting farm-to-table partnership with a little farm an hour away


Growing - September 21, 2017 - 9:33 am - Michael Gebert


THE TALLEST BARBECUE PIT IN THE WORLD IS IN CHICAGO’S LOOP

THE TALLEST BARBECUE PIT IN THE WORLD IS IN CHICAGO’S LOOP

To serve fresh-off-the-smoker barbecue at Revival Food Hall, Smoque had to build a smoker—20 stories high


Neighborhoods - September 15, 2017 - 8:04 am - Michael Gebert


NEW FISH: BILL MONTAGNE ON TAKING OVER NICO OSTERIA

NEW FISH: BILL MONTAGNE ON TAKING OVER NICO OSTERIA

Snaggletooth’s former co-owner-chef aims to do the big downtown seafood restaurant right—this time


People - September 12, 2017 - 8:02 am - Michael Gebert


MAKING DESSERTS TO FIT: MEG GALUS OF BOKA AND SOMERSET

MAKING DESSERTS TO FIT: MEG GALUS OF BOKA AND SOMERSET

Boka Group’s busy pastry chef seeks to make desserts that suit the personality of each restaurant


People - September 7, 2017 - 9:06 am - Sabrina Medora


EVERYBODY HAS A KOREAN MOM AT KIMCHI POP

EVERYBODY HAS A KOREAN MOM AT KIMCHI POP

To find a chef to make healthy, homestyle Korean food, Victor Sotelo went straight to his mom


People - August 30, 2017 - 9:13 am - Melissa McEwen


YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE JEWISH TO LOVE THIS BOOK ABOUT PRESERVING

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE JEWISH TO LOVE THIS BOOK ABOUT PRESERVING

The Chicago-based author of a new book on Jewish preserving shows how traditions meet modern tastes


Growing - August 17, 2017 - 8:40 am - Anne Spiselman


WILSON BAUER ON RUNNING THE MORE GROWN-UP SCHWA

WILSON BAUER ON RUNNING THE MORE GROWN-UP SCHWA

Talking with Schwa’s chef de cuisine about how the restaurant grew up—but keeps on being Schwa


People - August 15, 2017 - 6:38 am - Michael Gebert