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


MEET THE COUPLE WHO RUN RICK BAYLESS’S NEW LEÑA BRAVA

MEET THE COUPLE WHO RUN RICK BAYLESS’S NEW LEÑA BRAVA

Fred and Lisa Despres on making the food of Baja, and a life, by the fire of a woodburning grill


People - October 11, 2016 - 8:07 am - Michael Gebert


TALKING WITH THE FILMMAKER OF INSATIABLE: THE HOMARO CANTU STORY

TALKING WITH THE FILMMAKER OF INSATIABLE: THE HOMARO CANTU STORY

A filmmaker went to talk to a chef—and wound up chronicling a visionary’s rise and fall


People - October 6, 2016 - 9:54 am - Michael Gebert


THE FOODITOR GUIDE TO CHINATOWN’S RICHLAND FOOD COURT (2016 EDITION)

THE FOODITOR GUIDE TO CHINATOWN’S RICHLAND FOOD COURT (2016 EDITION)

The cutting edge of Chinese food in Chicago is downstairs—in this unprepossessing Chinatown food hall


Guides - October 3, 2016 - 10:28 am - Michael Gebert


GOING ON THE ROAD <br>WITH CRUX

GOING ON THE ROAD
WITH CRUX

A food writer teams up with mad visionary chefs to throw a four-city pop-up dinner series—and to chronicle it town by town for Fooditor


People - September 26, 2016 - 8:20 am - Sarah Freeman