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  1. Foodievents
    Sprout Begins New Themed Dinners October 21 With ApplesAn apple-focused menu? Sounds tempting!
  2. The Other Critics
    Sula Strolls Memory Lane at Pasteur; Vettel Touts Brunches at BLT And OthersReviews from Chicago reviewers including Pasteur, Bar Ombra and more.
  3. Empire Building
    Restaurant Financier Bill Chait to Tackle Downtown’s Bestia and Mess Hall in LosThe owner has brought us Picca, Sotto, Short Order, Rivera, and Playa in the last three years alone.
  4. Chefs
    Dale Levitski To Open frog n snail in LakeviewTop Chef runner-up to open second restaurant in Lakeview.
  5. Lists
    Check Out the Chicago Restaurants ‘Fit For Foodies’Here is where foodies apparently love to eat.
  6. Food TV
    Garces Faces His Toughest Challenge to DateThe Iron Chef goes toque to toque with Chica the Chicken from Sprout’s Sunnyside Up Show.
  7. Beef
    Jane Goodall Sues Tyler Florence’s Baby-Food CompanyPrimate queen sues TyFlo’s baby-food company for breach of contract.
  8. Construction
    Sprout Finishes Construction on PatioThe Lincoln Park restaurant finishes its construction.
  9. Top Chef
    Dale Levitski in on Top Chef All-StarsTop Chef Season 3 runner-up gets a second chance on the show.
  10. Construction
    Sprout Builds Over its PatioOne of the city’s least loved patios is going away.
  11. Back of the House
    Meet A Chef Named SousTime Out profiles the second-in-commands at top restaurants.
  12. User’s Guide
    The Chicago Sandwich RegisterSee 30 of our city’s finest specimens.
  13. Lists
    Ria is Chicago’s Best New RestaurantThe unusual pick is so new its review appears in the same issue.
  14. the other critics
    Sprout Scores Three Stars from Vettel; Ruby Finds the ‘Marrow of the Moment’Plus: Bruno and Sula face off on Gilt Bar.
  15. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Battle of the Dale Levitski Feature ProfilesDale Levitski gets the feature treatment from both TOC and the Trib, we compare and contrast.
  16. Thanksgiving
    Paleolithic Turkey and Good-Luck Noodles: Thanksgiving at Home with ChicagoMike Sheerin, Kristine Subido, Ryan Poli, and more share their Thanksgiving plans and mishaps.
  17. Interiors
    Sprout’s Crowdsourced Redesign: ‘We Want to Know What You Think is Ugly’Dale Levitski turns to his diners to figure out how to spruce up Sprout.
  18. Menus
    Dale Levitski’s Overhauled Sprout Menu RevealedA $60 three-course prix fix replaces the infamous $120 veal entree
  19. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Dale Levitski Sprouts UpThe Top Chef alum takes over the kitchen at Sprout.
  20. Menus
    What to Eat at Sprout (Not, Sadly, the $120 Veal)Sprout’s menu features a deconstructed hamburger, but no outrageous veal entrees.
  21. Fall Preview
    Fall Preview: Where and What to EatFrom eco-friendly burgers to haute hotel caviar, these are the openings we’re buzzing about for fall.
  22. Openings
    A Restaurant Called SproutSprout LLC has applied for a liquor license in the old Gino’s Pizza space on Fullerton. What exactly is it?