New chef at the Waldorf-Astoria.
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Michelin two-star to close, Food & Wine best new chef to move on.
One of the most rapturously lauded desserts currently being served in Chicago, the bicycle-tire-inspired Paris-Brest dessert at Balsan, which we described elsewhere as "biting into a toffee cloud," just became an endangered species. In the latest example of pastry chef...
Plus: Evanston hosts a food truck festival, and paella comes to Millennium Park
Some of the best sommeliers are coming together at Henri for the wine event.
A look at Chicago's best roast chickens.
Plus: Quartino and Balsan are offering three course dinner specials.
Plus: Pat Bruno eats burgers and Heather Shouse revises her Balsan review.
Plus: Reviews for Balsan, Al Primo Canto, and Crêpes À Latte.
Plus: Ria is a work of art, and Don Diablo has well-priced tacos (even though they're closed now).
A mostly savory menu at the Elysian's already-a-hit casual restaurant.
Both Naha and Balsan are using hard-to-get hickory nuts in their beet salads.
We go into the dining rooms and kitchens of the long-awaited Elysian Hotel restaurants — plus, of course, the food.
Balsan and Ria won't open for at least a month; Pelago launches dinner service
The chef wants to focus on Hot Chocolate.
Two new restaurants at the Elysian Hotel from chef Jason McLeod, with pastries from Mindy Segal.