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  1. Lists
    The Best Places To Eat in Chicago Are Settled Now. The End.The best is settled, we’re done.
  2. Book Signing
    Join Art Smith For a Book Signing May 11; Small Bites involvedNew book from Art Smith.
  3. Derby Day
    There Are Many Places Where The Kentucky Derby Will Be ObservedHorse-based specials.
  4. Growing Food
    Night Markets Coming To Logan Square, Argyle StreetBecause the night belongs to farmers.
  5. The Other Critics
    Sula Tickled by Takito’s Tacos; Vettel Grades 3 Sequels From Well-Known NamesNew reviews by the last remaining reviewers.
  6. Events
    Live and Eat a Talk Show This Monday at The Dinner PartyEat and listen.
  7. Crime Blotter
    Who Killed The Sicilian Chef of Highwood?The mysteriously fiery death of a Highwood chef.
  8. What To Eat
    What To Eat For Lunch At Baume & BrixRiver North hotspots adds lunch hours.
  9. Reviewers
    Nagrant Out As Sun-Times Reviewer, And What It MeansMichael Nagrant leaves reviewing.
  10. Openings
    Zingerman’s Is Coming To Chicago… Well, at Plum MarketGoodies from Ann Arbor, oh goody.
  11. Food Trucks
    Food Trucks Have a New Garage To Hang Out InFood trucks find a home.
  12. What To Eat
    What To Eat at American Craft Kitchen & Bar and BIG Bar, in the Hyatt RegencyMenus for two new spots
  13. Events
    Have a Very, Very Cinco de Mayo This YearIt’s the Cincoest of Mayos ever!
  14. Check Please
    Check, Please! Narrows 17 to 5 Possible HostsCheck, Please is 12 closer to a final choice.
  15. Events
    Things That Would Be Good To Do: Little City, Peterson Garden Project; SlagelWe like these events coming up.
  16. Beer
    You Can’t Tell The Craft Brewers Without a ScorecardHow many breweries do we have? This many.
  17. Openings
    Tortas Frontera Opens in O’Hare International Terminal, Nations RejoiceTortas Fronteras first sign of new life at O’Hare’s International Terminal.
  18. Slideshow
    Slideshow: How a Day of Porky Goodness Led to Cochon 555 Win For Cosmo GossBehind the scenes at this year’s Cochon 555 Chicago.
  19. Awards
    Alinea Wins Chef’s Choice, Named #15 on World’s Best Restaurants ListAlinea slips, but wins new honor, in World’s 50 Best Restaurants List.
  20. Mixology
    What Chicago Needs Is A Good Old Man Bar, Says Ben SchillerBen Schiller departs Boka Group for Berkshire Room.
  21. App-etizers
    TableSAVVY Launches to Fill Last-Minute Reservations; Partnering With ChicagoThere’s an app for last minute reservations.
  22. Events
    Kahan, Merges Are Amigos of Pintxo Tonight at Barcito For Pilot LightKahan and Merges makes small plates to help schoolkids tonight.
  23. Cochon 555
    Cosmo Goss of The Publican Crowned Prince of Porc at Cochon 555Cochon 555 has a new king.
  24. Growing Food
    Forage The Chicago Landscape With Nance Klehm Tomorrow at Garfield ParkWhat’s growing around you?
  25. What To Eat
    Lobster & Doughnuts: What To Eat at Acadia’s Brunch, Launching SundayBrunch at Acadia, at last.
  26. Food Trucks
    Park District Offers Sanctuary To Food TrucksFood trucks can park in parks.
  27. The Other Critics
    Sula Takes a South American Vacation at Howells & Hood; Vettel AdvisesNew reviews of Howells & Hood, Storefront Company and more.
  28. Coffee Culture
    Churros and Coffee Coming to Big Star, Beginning SundayBig Star fires up the truck for Sunday mornings.
  29. Growing Food
    Grand Rapids Shows What a Permanent Green City Market Could Be LikeWhat would a year-round indoor farmer’s market do?
  30. Events
    Tix Still Available for Cochon 555, Tapas Tour at Vera and Other Things That AreBusy weekend in Chicago’s food world.
  31. Bars
    Vertigo Unveils New Rooftop Lounge Tonight, and Other Rooftop NewsLook! Up in the sky!
  32. Events
    Why You Want To Go Eat Mexican Food in Burbank In the Next 10 DaysMexican feast in the southwestern suburbs.
  33. Events
    Reader Sneaks a Few Previews of Key Ingredient Cook-Off IngredientsKey Ingredient chefs have ideas.
  34. Openings
    David Burke Primehouse: New Expansion, New Sandwich Shop, New Local-FocusedThere’s a lot happening at David Burke Primehouse.
  35. Media
    Chris Pandel Tells The New York Times How To Clean MushroomsPandel in the NYT.
  36. Wine Dinners
    The Metaphysical Wine Dinner Happening at La Sirena Clandestina April 30Wine and mortality, coming to Chicago.
  37. Labor
    Fast Food Workers Protest Downtown This MorningArise, you have nothing to lose but chain restaurants.
  38. Chefs
    Are These The Restaurants You’d Recommend to Restaurant Show Visitors?Restaurant Hospitality looks at Chicago.
  39. Events
    What To Do This Saturday: Pastoral’s 3rd Artisan Producer FestivalA mass gathering of tasty foodmakers.
  40. Openings
    And the Latest Lao is… A Shops at North Bridge Lao Sze ChuanTony Hu is coming downtown.
  41. Video Feed
    See the Finale of the 2nd Chicago Pastry CompetitionWho won the Chicago Restaurant Pastry Competition?
  42. Events
    What To Do On Dark Lord Day If You’re Not Doing ThatBeer 1UP is… not nearly as big as Dark Lord Day.
  43. Lunch
    Sumi Robata Bar Launched Lunch Today, Domo Arigato!Sumi for lunch.
  44. Events
    Greetings Earthlings, Here’s Your Earth Day SpecialsAll your Earth Day goodies.
  45. Openings
    Pleasant House’s New Location Is… Nowhere Near You (It’s Three Oaks, Michigan)Pleasant House Bakery looks east.
  46. Events
    Food Historian Speaks on Charity Cookbooks at Kendall TomorrowTalk on cookbooks Saturday.
  47. Underground Dining
    U of C Student’s Underground Dining Club Might Be The Hottest Ticket in TownNo eating in the library!
  48. Events
    See Big Jones’ Charleston Dinner With a Lee Brother Last NightA Charleston-style feast for a rainy Chicago Thursday.
  49. The Other Critics
    Nagrant Comes Home To Mom at Rickshaw Republic; Ruby Praises Chef As He ChecksCritics critique and criticize.
  50. Openings
    Roman Food Coming Soon To Streeterville With Tre SoldiNew Roman restaurant in Streeterville.
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