1. Goodbye
    So Long, ChicagoIt’s time for us to move on.
  2. The Other Critics
    Worley Digs ‘Meaty’ Options at Barn & Company; Vettel Finds ‘Comfort Food withVettel loves the mac and cheese at Quay.
  3. Coming Soon
    Are You Ready for the Return of Sizzler?Sizzler is returning to the Midwest.
  4. Interview
    Laurent Tourondel Chats about BLT American Brasserie, Chicago, and Checking OutBLT American Brasserie is set to open in November.
  5. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Vapiano, Opening Tomorrow in Lincoln ParkYou have a new place to stop for pizza in Lincoln Park.
  6. Truckin’
    Will Paul Kahan Start Cooking on Big Star’s Truck?Hopefully this is the start of something big.
  7. Closings
    Week of Closings Continue with Leo’s Coney Island and The Original Mitchell’sHopefully this is it for the week.
  8. Closings
    Both Webster Street Cafe and Al Primo Canto CloseWebster Street Cafe and Al Primo Canto shuts their doors.
  9. Video Feed
    Watch Stephanie Izard, Paul Virant, and Chris Pandel Race for Meals on WheelsIt’s a good reminder to sign up for the event.
  10. Coming Soon
    Sodikoff’s Diner Gets New Name and Possible LocationSweeney’s Diner should open sometime in January.
  11. Food Writing
    Gaze Upon the Cover of Next’s Paris 1906 Digital CookbookThat’s quite a cover.
  12. Openings
    Magnolia Bakery Opening on SaturdayMagnolia Bakery gets ready to take over Chicago.
  13. Coming Soon
    Il Mulino Says No to Playboy, Maybe to Philippe Chow and Michael ChowNo Playboy bunnies, but there are lots of options out there for Fred Latsko.
  14. Menu Development
    Graham Elliot Switches Up Menu FormatThe consolidation showcases the restaurant’s many tasting menus.
  15. Neighborhood Watch
    Palmer House Selling Salmon Sandwich for Charity; Map the Farmers’ MarketsPlus: Totopo releases new menu, and MidwestRoots launches a new website.
  16. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Saigon Sisters with New Chef Matt RiordanCheck out a preview of Saigon Sisters fall menu.
  17. Lists
    The ‘Sandwich King’ Talks Chicago SandwichesJeff Mauro eats a sandwich now and then.
  18. Celebrity Sightings
    Michael Jordan Cuts the Ribbon at His Steak HouseNo basketball required.
  19. Food TV
    Season 8 of Rick Bayless’s ‘Mexico: One Plate at a Time’ Premiers TonightRick Bayless explores Baja in season eight.
  20. Foodievents
    Download the Chicago Gourmet AppNow, all you have to remember is your phone.
  21. What to Eat
    What to Eat at The Southern Mac & Cheese Store, Now Open in the LoopThe Southern Mac & Cheese Store opened today.
  22. Quote of the day
    Jerry Kleiner Debates Litigious HistoryJerry Kleiner doesn’t sweat the lawsuits.
  23. Food TV
    Amanda Rockman Experiences ‘Death by Funnel Cake’ on ‘Top Chef: Just Desserts’The Bravo TV show aired last night.
  24. Lists
    Check Out the Chicago Restaurants ‘Fit For Foodies’Here is where foodies apparently love to eat.
  25. Closings
    The Black Sheep Officially ClosesThe Black Sheep is done.
  26. Top Chef
    Six Chicago Chefs to Compete on ‘Top Chef: Texas’Chicago is well represented this year.
  27. Empire Building
    Chicago Reacts to Rick Bayless in ‘Cascabel’An update on what you can expect from this strange new production.
  28. Openings
    Walmart Neighborhood Market Opens Today in West LoopAre you ready for some more Walmart?
  29. Reopenings
    The Black Sheep Fights On, Reopening Tonight for DinnerThe Black Sheep plans to reopen tonight.
  30. WTF
    Wisconsin May Repeal Margarine BanBecause what the world needs is more margarine.
  31. Coffee
    And the Most Caffeinated City in the Country Is…Chicago ranks first for coffee.
  32. Empire Building
    Rick Bayless to Star in a ‘Tantalizing Love Story’ Called ‘Cascabel’This will absolutely, without a doubt, make your day.
  33. Food Writing
    Steve Dolinsky Is Back in the BlogosphereDolinsky is back.
  34. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Patrón’s Hacienda, Opening on FridayA new Mexican restaurant is ready to open this week in River North.
  35. Recipes
    Drinking with the Seasons: Henri’s Clint Rogers Mixes Up a Huckleberry SlingBecause drinking in season is good, too.
  36. Empire Building
    Forget Wrigley, Check Out the Groupon BuildingThe Wrigley Building is getting some new tenets.
  37. Video Feed
    Watch Sky Full of Bacon’s History of Chicago BarbecueIt’s about all you need to know about South Side barbecue.
  38. Closings
    Staff, Once Again, Walks Out of The Black SheepThe Black Sheep may be closed for good.
  39. Video Feed
    Watch the Making of the World’s Longest BratwurstHere’s a bratwurst video to start your day.
  40. Preview
    Lucky Few Get Pump Room PreviewThe Pump Room won’t officially open for a few more weeks.
  41. Closings
    Mario’s and Miko’s Close for the SeasonBetter hurry if you want to taste Mario’s for the last time.
  42. Bankruptcy
    Gino’s East May Purchase Giordano’sThis is an interesting twist in the story.
  43. Foodievents
    ​Stephanie Izard Prepares National Goat TourThe national tour will help raise money for Share Our Strength.
  44. The Other Critics
    Pat Bruno Signs Off with Reviews of Telegraph and PrasinoThe recently fired critic takes a look at Prasino and Telegraph.
  45. Video Feed
    Watch Chris Pandel Deliver Pizza for BalenaChris Pandel is working for the tips.
  46. Chicago Gourmet
    What You Need to Know About Chicago Gourmet 2011With the event coming up next week, here’s a quick guide.
  47. Awards
    And Now for Some Shameless Self-PromotionCBS Chicago is too kind.
  48. The Other Critics
    Shouse Gives Update on the State of Chicago BarbecueShouse gives update on the State of Chicago Q
  49. R.I.P.
    Donatella Majore Killed in Scooter AccidentDontella’s cooking will be missed.
  50. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Cantina Laredo, Now Open in River NorthCantina Laredo opened yesterday in River North.
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