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  1. Openings
    M Burger Goes It Alone at the Thompson Center, Opening TodayThis is probably the start of a lot more M Burgers.
  2. Foodievents
    Dose Market Lines Up Bill Kim for Fourth EventThere are some interesting new vendors for this month’s market.
  3. Foodievents
    Check Out the Judges and Contestants for Chicago Gourmet’s 2011 Hamburger HopThe Hamburger Hop is being held in two weeks.
  4. What to Eat
    What to Eat at The Bluebird, with New Chef Jack StankovicBluebird picked up a new chef, and he has refocused the menu.
  5. The Other Critics
    Sun-Times Fires Pat BrunoBruno was fired over the phone on Monday.
  6. Coming Soon
    III Forks Steakhouse Plans ‘Early’ October OpeningIII Forks is almost ready for Lakeshore East.
  7. WTF
    Robber Caught Cooking at RestaurantPerhaps he should have taken the food to go.
  8. What to Eat
    What to Eat at the Pump RoomIt’s time to see how the new Pump Room will work out.
  9. Logo
    Behold Balena’s Logo And Its Upside ‘a’
  10. Beefs
    Wiener War Ends in TruceWe kind of wished this would have gone on for years.
  11. WTF
    Woman Dies After Injecting Face with Hot Beef FatLet this be a lesson.
  12. Openings
    South Loop Trader Joe’s Now OpenTrader Joe’s opened this morning.
  13. The Food Chain
    The Publican’s Brian Huston Adores Diner’s ‘Hot and“It’s like, ‘Why can’t I always eat my burgers in Brooklyn?’”
  14. Steak
    Let Them Eat Steak: Why High-End Steakhouses Are FlourishingSomeone is paying for all those dry-aged steaks.
  15. Booze News
    Cubs Fans to Stay Buzzed on Old StyleThe beer will remain the same.
  16. The Other Critics
    Tribune Celebrates Charlie Trotter, Vettel Gives 4-Star ReviewThe Tribune lauds the Lincoln Park restaurant.
  17. Coming Soon
    Ba Le Planning to Open Next Weekend in ChinatownBa Le’s second outlet will bring Vietnamese food to Chinatown.
  18. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Dante’s Pizzeria, Now Open in Logan SquareGet ready for some huge New York-style slices.
  19. Soul Food
    When Was the Last Time You Had Soul Food?Soul food is disappearing across Chicago.
  20. Foodievents
    The Berghoff Plans to Break Record with 45-Foot-Long BratWe can’t wait to see what a 45-foot-long bratwurst looks like.
  21. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Lao Hunan, Tony Hu’s Latest Chinatown RestaurantThough we’d never heard anything about Lao Hunan, it has been open for at least a week.
  22. Truckin’
    What to Eat at The Tamale Guy TruckWill there be a Tamale Guy showdown?
  23. Vacations
    Restaurants Keep Labor Day Alive: Lula, Hot Doug’s, Big Star, and Kuma’s StillThese restaurants just need a few more days off.
  24. Interviews
    Rob Samuels Talks Maker’s Mark, Drinking in the Fall, and the Rolling StonesRob Samuels is hoping to slowly expand Maker’s Mark around the world.
  25. Closings
    After Curtis Duffy’s Exit, Avenues ClosesNo one knows what is next for the hotel’s restaurant.
  26. Closings
    Cibo Matto Closing Next WeekOne of the best places for pasta in the city closes.
  27. The Other Critics
    Ed Levine Actually Praises Chicago PizzaWait, is that a New Yorker talking positively about Chicago pizza?
  28. The Food Chain
    Blue Bottle Pastry Chef Caitlin Freeman Finds Ham Perfection at the PublicanCaitlin Freeman doesn’t remember much from her Chicago trip, but she does remember the ham.
  29. Quickfire
    Izard’s Quickfire Skills Prevail, Wins Second Boka ChallengeHopefully this game keeps going.
  30. Coming Soon
    Matthias Merges Plans to Open Yusho in Old Primo Lounge Space in OctoberThe Japanese restaurant plans to open in Logan Square soon.
  31. Chef Shuffles
    Lawrence Letrero Out at Tribute, Jared Case Brought InThis is Tribute’s fourth chef since it was first rumored in 2010.
  32. Healthy Chicago
    Gaze Upon the Park District’s New ‘Healthy’ Vending MachinesAll the baked chips your heart desires.
  33. Beef
    Skinny Quips: LeAnn Rimes Challenges Giulana Rancic to Watch Her EatThe (former?) country singer has been in the news a lot recently for her diminishing figure.
  34. WTF
    Man Finds $150,000 in His GardenEver found a duffel bag full of cash in your garden?
  35. Deals
    Score Free Cupcakes Today at Crumbs Bake ShopYou should probably get in line now.
  36. Book Signing
    Sign Up to See Ferran Adrià at the Harold Washington LibraryStop reading and start signing up for tickets.
  37. Foodievents
    Stephanie Izard, Chris Pandel, and Paul Virant Host Meals on Wheels CelebrityTickets are available for the star-studded event.
  38. Servers
    Free Gyro Day Plagued with Server IssuesIt’s okay to eat a gyro today.
  39. Truckin’
    Sweet Spot Macarons Ready to Roll SoonThese macarons will come to you.
  40. Coming Soon
    Playboy Club Coming Back Home to ChicagoWe’ll, of course, have to stop by at some point to see how the food is.
  41. Interviews
    RJ Melman Chats about Doug Psaltis’s ‘Progressive’ Italian CookingWe try to figure out more about the food at the Melman’s knew Italian venture.
  42. Hot Dogs
    Town of Cicero Spends $120,000 on Hot DogsThe Dog Stop is very popular in Cicero.
  43. Foodievents
    What You Missed at Dîner en Blanc ChicagoWe’re not sure if we have that much white in our closet.
  44. Coming Soon
    Melman Brothers Partner with Rancics for Italian RestaurantThe unexpected pairing will completely remake Ben Pao, transforming it into an Italian restaurant.
  45. Video Feed
    Farmhouse Opening September 6 in River NorthFarmhouse prepares to add some local flavor to River North.
  46. Lists
    Rick Bayless Tops Newcity’s ‘The Big Heat’The author, Michael Nagrant, talks about creating the epic list.
  47. Deals
    Get Ready to Eat Out, Chicago Gourmet’s Dine Around Begins MondayDine at five of these restaurants and get a free ticket to Chicago Gourmet.
  48. Quote of the Day
    Mario Batali Is Not Sweating Hurricane IreneWe hear that it is salmon season up north.
  49. Foodievents
    The Weekend of Food TrucksIf you’re not eating food from a truck this weekend, you aren’t trying.
  50. Openings
    New on the Street: Lillie’s Q Meat Mobile and Culture Frozen Yogurt TruckTwo new trucks are ready for the start of September.
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