26 Chefs, 5 key (or gross) ingredients.
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First graduate of the much-admired Key Ingredient Chef Training Program.
Looking back at cooking with whale vomit and corn fungus.
Get a glimpse of next year's Next.
Ever eaten sea cucumber?
John Manion cooks for the Reader's Key Ingredient.
Spend five minutes in The Office.
Reader's award-winning chef challenge hits its 50th milestone.
Top Chef contestant Beverly Kim in the kitchen.
If you saw Michael Carlson in the Key Ingredient video we did at the Chicago Reader, you know that the heavy metal-lovin' chef of Schwa keeps up a steady patter of hilariously out-there comments as he cooks his Achatz-influenced molecular...
Plus: How to find cheaper alternatives to some of the city's most expensive restaurants.
Watch what Phillip Foss does with freeze dried saffron.