Here’s a small sampling of some of the best food stories of the week.
• Fresh off his astonishing profile of Grant Achatz, Christopher Borrelli examines whether any dessert can be the “next cupcake.” [Trib]
• Mike Sula tracks the “time-honored and storied felony” of producing moonshine. [Chicago Reader]
• Chris Pandel from The Bristol tries to figure out how to cook Jujubes, ultimately deciding that they go well with lamb. [Chicago Reader]
• David Hammond explores the pastrami coming out of Fumare in the Chicago French Market, which looks to Montreal for inspiration instead of New York. [Sun Times]