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Mark Mendez

  1. Farm To Table
    How The Food System May Be The Answer To The Food SystemNew model for getting farm stuff to tables.
  2. Events
    Join Chicagoist and the Ghosts of Bridgeport Restaurants To Benefit Benton HouseBig event at Benton House on Thursday.
  3. Next
    What The Mendezes of Vera Thought Of Their Sicilian Neighbor NextThe team behind Vera check out their neighbor Next.
  4. Chefs
    Mark Mendez on Why Vera’s Jamon and Cheese Bar Is Becoming… Vera’s Otro BarVera’s cheese bar to expand beyond cheese.
  5. Classes
    Vera Launches Spanish Cooking Classes With Catalonia, April 28Vera launches cooking classes with Catalonia.
  6. Neighborhood Watch
    Epic Names Mark Pollard as New Executive Chef; Mayor Proclaims ‘Chef PriscilaPlus: Uva may need to change its name.
  7. Coming Soon
    Mark Mendez to Open Wine Bar in West LoopMark Mendez makes a big change.
  8. Food Writing
    Former Carnivale Chef Mark Mendez and Wife Launch The Cook & The CorkscrewThe almost former Carnivale chef launches a new blog.
  9. Behind the Soundbite
    Behind the Soundbite: Crunching at CarnivaleMark Mendez likes his food to make a little of the right kind of noise.
  10. Questionnaire
    Is Pork Overrated?A group of Chicago chefs picked pork as the most overrated ingredient.
  11. Quote of the Day
    Mark Mendez Dishes on the “In-Between Time”Mark Mendez writes about what it is like to work at a restaurant after telling everyone you’ll be leaving soon.
  12. Quote of the Day
    Mark Mendez Doesn’t Want to Hear About Your Food PreferencesMendez thinks paella must have pork.
  13. Video Feed
    Sky Full of Bacon Visits a Big Chef and a Small FarmerMike Gebert heads from the restaurant to the farm to see how we get food in Chicago.
  14. Mediavore
    Mark Mendez Leaves Carnivale; Pickle Juice is the New Wonder DrugPlus: Unemployed young males bring down fast food sales, food stamp lines grow, and a Senator wants to clean up the Gulf of Mexico with beer.
  15. Recipes
    HallowEats: Candy Corn and Pumpkin Seed Recipes From Chicago ChefsMark Mendez and Suzy Crofton share their favorite Halloween recipes.
  16. Candy
    The Sweet Side of Halloween: Chefs Share Their Favorite CandiesChicago’s chefs will happily throw it all in for a Kit Kat or peanut M&Ms.
  17. Lists
    Is Time Out Chicago’s List Of 12 Important Chefs A Whitewash?One blog thinks not enough chefs of color made the magazine’s list.
  18. Back of the House
    Letter To A Young CulinarianMark Mendez of Carnivale hands over some plain talk about what it takes to make it in the culinary world.
  19. At The Farmers Market
    At The Green City Market With Mark Mendez Of CarnivaleA slideshow visit to the farmer’s market with a chef on a buying mission.