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The one time we had Patrick Fahy’s desserts at Blackbird, they were the dazzling capper to a very impressive meal— architectural triumphs that looked like high-fashion hats from Mars, yet tasted pretty great too. And we weren’t the only ones...
Yesterday, we talked with Mark and Liz Mendez about their wine bar, Uva, set to open in early fall in the long-ago Rushmore space on Lake Street. In that segment we focused on the Spanish food that will be on...
As executive chef at Carnivale, Mark Mendez was like the indie filmmaker who suddenly gets the assignment to direct a big summer blockbuster. He used his position to be a supporter of local farms, and filled his specials menu with...
We caught up with Giada De Laurentiis right before her Taste of Chicago experience.
Maxim helps Grant Achatz open up about his favorite music.
Matt Troost talks about his new restaurant soon to open on Taylor Street.
Charlie McKenna talks about the Southern food at Lillie's Q.
A look back at the late, great Waffleizer blog.
"I'm thinking maybe we'll do just a great pepperoni pizza."
Martha Bayne launches 'The Soup and Bread Cookbook' tonight at The Hideout.
The ex-cheftestant cuts through the swirling rumors and tells us exactly what she's got on her plate right now.
Bill Kim signs the lease for his second venture, Belly Shack, where he plans to serve Latin-Asian fusion.
The chef's post-Alinea plans include a return to Boston and New England's "undeveloped palates."
Chef Todd Stein has cooked all kinds of food in all kinds of places, but he couldn't be happier doing Italian in Chicago.