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THE CHICKEN LEG OF STREETERVILLE, OR: MEET CHEF LARRY FELDMEIER OF THE ALBERT

THE CHICKEN LEG OF STREETERVILLE, OR: MEET CHEF LARRY FELDMEIER OF THE ALBERT

A boutique hotel’s chef gets attention for his innovative food by serving more of a chicken leg than you expect


People - August 7, 2019 - 9:01 am - Michael Gebert


MAKING PASTA IN A WINDOW ON DIVISION STREET

MAKING PASTA IN A WINDOW ON DIVISION STREET

Can Tortello, a new pasta shop and restaurant in Wicker Park, bring the disappearing foodways of small villages to the city?


People - July 24, 2019 - 9:41 am - Michael Gebert


7,000 PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, OR: THE HOMECOMING OF BILLY DEC

7,000 PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, OR: THE HOMECOMING OF BILLY DEC

Once the center of Chicago’s biggest party, now the celebrity bar owner is looking to his roots for his next act


People - July 3, 2019 - 8:24 am - Michael Gebert


SEVEN THINGS B.K. PARK WANTS TO MAKE YOU AT MAKO

SEVEN THINGS B.K. PARK WANTS TO MAKE YOU AT MAKO

In which we find out how the chef of Juno comes up with what he serves at his new omakase restaurant


People - May 17, 2019 - 9:27 am - Michael Gebert


GREG BIGGERS WANTS YOU TO EAT FRENCH FOOD IN THE GOLD COAST AGAIN

GREG BIGGERS WANTS YOU TO EAT FRENCH FOOD IN THE GOLD COAST AGAIN

Can the new chef of Margeaux Brasserie make the posh French restaurant iconic to Chicagoans?


People - March 7, 2019 - 9:11 am - Michael Gebert


PAUL VIRANT IS  COMING BACK TO THE BIG CITY

PAUL VIRANT IS COMING BACK TO THE BIG CITY

Japanese street food will be what Paul Virant dishes up when he opens Gaijin on Lake street in the West Loop


People - February 21, 2019 - 10:17 am - Michael Gebert


COFFEE WITH ZACH ENGEL AND ANDRÉS CLAVERO OF GALIT

COFFEE WITH ZACH ENGEL AND ANDRÉS CLAVERO OF GALIT

The duo behind Chicago’s first “modern Israeli” restaurant talk about their influences, and adapting to Chicago


People - February 12, 2019 - 9:25 am - Michael Gebert


TWO HERITAGES, <br>TWO HOMELANDS INTERTWINED <br>AT BAYAN KO

TWO HERITAGES,
TWO HOMELANDS INTERTWINED
AT BAYAN KO

He’s Filipino. She’s Cuban. They want to give Ravenswood a friendly, accessible taste of both places


People - October 17, 2018 - 9:38 am - Michael Gebert


COOKING—AND DESIGNING—FROM OLD BOOKS AT TWAIN

COOKING—AND DESIGNING—FROM OLD BOOKS AT TWAIN

From Tom Sawyer to church cookbooks, the chef and the designer of Twain find inspiration in the literature of the midwest


People - September 26, 2018 - 9:28 am - Anne Spiselman


OTTO PHAN IS HERE TO MAKE CHICAGO GREAT SUSHI, AT LAST

OTTO PHAN IS HERE TO MAKE CHICAGO GREAT SUSHI, AT LAST

Meet the owner-chef of Kyōten, who wants to show you what sushi with “young energy” can be


People - September 13, 2018 - 9:00 am - Michael Gebert