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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


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


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


TOM VAN LENTE TAKES THE STAGE AT WHITE OAK TAVERN & INN

TOM VAN LENTE TAKES THE STAGE AT WHITE OAK TAVERN & INN

Tom Van Lente left Big Star to help turn Lincoln Park’s White Oak Tavern & Inn around—but it’s preparation for a bigger production number down the road


People - January 19, 2016 - 7:24 am - Michael Gebert


MAKING PASTA TO ORDER WITH SARAH GRUENEBERG AT MONTEVERDE

MAKING PASTA TO ORDER WITH SARAH GRUENEBERG AT MONTEVERDE

At Monteverde. some of the pasta is made to order in front of you. We talk about that—with both of the Spiaggia alums behind the restaurant


People - January 11, 2016 - 8:32 am - Michael Gebert


TOUGH ROAD FOR A SAUSAGE GUY ON ROOSEVELT

TOUGH ROAD FOR A SAUSAGE GUY ON ROOSEVELT

Brendan O’Connor’s sausage stand won acclaim. Then life threw him a curveball bigger than a Big Guys sausage


People - January 7, 2016 - 10:37 am - Michael Gebert


MAYBE THE BEST NEW FRENCH RESTAURANT IN CHICAGO ISN’T WHAT WE THINK

MAYBE THE BEST NEW FRENCH RESTAURANT IN CHICAGO ISN’T WHAT WE THINK

It’s not on year-end ten-best lists—unlike a certain French restaurant in the city—but Winnetka’s little-known George Trois is aiming for the stars


People - December 18, 2015 - 9:56 am - Amber Gibson


TALKING WITH THE LATE SOUTH SIDE PITMASTER JAMES LEMONS OF LEM’S

TALKING WITH THE LATE SOUTH SIDE PITMASTER JAMES LEMONS OF LEM’S

Owner of Lem’s Bar-B-Q on 75th street, the city’s oldest barbecue stand, died this week at 87


People - December 16, 2015 - 8:47 am - Michael Gebert