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  1. Chefs
    Waldorf-Astoria Brings In New Executive ChefNew chef at the Waldorf-Astoria.
  2. Closings
    Curse of the Food & Wine Best New Chef: Danny Grant Leaving, RIA ClosingMichelin two-star to close, Food & Wine best new chef to move on.
  3. Neighborhood Watch
    Win a Seafood Tower from Balsan; Meet Seedling Orchard Crew at Tiny LoungePlus: Evanston hosts a food truck festival, and paella comes to Millennium Park
  4. Slideshow
    Behind the Scenes of Henri’s Soiree des SommeliersSome of the best sommeliers are coming together at Henri for the wine event.
  5. User's Guide
    Where to Eat on Christmas DayCheck out our Christmas day brunch and dinner options.
  6. Slideshows
    Now Take a Look at the Country’s Best Roast ChickensA look at prime-time chicken dishes from around the country.
  7. User's Guide
    The Chicken Register: Chicago’s Best Roast ChickensA look at Chicago’s best roast chickens.
  8. Neighorhood
    Find Free Ice Cream from Capannari; Paddy’s Long’s Discounts a BeerPlus: Quartino and Balsan are offering three course dinner specials.
  9. The Other Critics
    Tamarkin Takes a Bite Out of Sawtooth; Nagrant Dines with the Silver FoxesPlus: Pat Bruno eats burgers and Heather Shouse revises her Balsan review.
  10. The Other Critics
    Shouse Thinks Joy Yee Plus Shabu Shabu’s Name is Silly But Not the FoodPlus: Reviews for Balsan, Al Primo Canto, and Crêpes À Latte.
  11. The Other Critics
    Balsan Transcends Hotel Dining; Epic Lives Up to Its NamePlus: Ria is a work of art, and Don Diablo has well-priced tacos (even though they’re closed now).
  12. Menus
    ‘Ethereal’ Balsan Launches a Seriously Hearty Brunch MenuA mostly savory menu at the Elysian’s already-a-hit casual restaurant.
  13. Trends
    Nuts for HickoryBoth Naha and Balsan are using hard-to-get hickory nuts in their beet salads.
  14. Openings
    A First Look at Balsan and Ria, Opening WednesdayWe go into the dining rooms and kitchens of the long-awaited Elysian Hotel restaurants — plus, of course, the food.
  15. Openings
    Hotel Dining Update: Balsan and Ria Delayed Again, Pelago Adds DinnerBalsan and Ria won’t open for at least a month; Pelago launches dinner service
  16. Chef Shuffle
    Splitsville: Mindy Segal And The Elysian HotelThe chef wants to focus on Hot Chocolate.
  17. Openings
    What to Eat at Balsan and Ria, Opening Mid-August at the Elysian HotelTwo new restaurants at the Elysian Hotel from chef Jason McLeod, with pastries from Mindy Segal.