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  1. Coming Soon
    Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s Tarry Lodge Opening Third LocationThere may be a clam-pizza war on the horizon.
  2. Year In Review
    Five Ways Dining Changed in Philadelphia in 2012Though the bar’s set higher for gastropubs, there’s still plenty of room for fine and fun dining.
  3. Prix Fixes
    La Calaca Feliz Adds Tasting MenusPrix fixe fever sweeps through another restaurant.
  4. Closings
    Suburban Sang Kee NixedThe suburban restaurant empire builders will revamp the property, and reopen with a new concept.
  5. The Burbs
    Blue Bell Inn Changes HandsThe historic Montgomery County inn will undergo minimal changes.
  6. The Burbs
    L.I. Parents Lose Their Good Humor in Ice-Cream SnafuTheir poor underprivileged children might have to endure summer without cookies-and-cream.
  7. Foodievents
    Go Crazy for Fried Bologna at Taste of Melrose ParkThis tasting of home-cooked meals just might be the best food festival you attend this year.
  8. Closings
    Right on Cue, Glencoe Boston Blackie’s ClosesBut the restaurant insists it has “nothing to do with the recent unpleasantness.”
  9. The Other Critics
    Quince is Masterful; Bistro Bordeaux Feels GreatPlus: Cuna comes up short.
  10. Menus
    What to Eat While Sitting at the Bar at ViePaul Virant launches a bar menu at his Western Springs restaurant.
  11. The Other Critics
    Everything is Made with Love at Edzo’s and Ceres’ TableTwo restaurants do cooking from the heart in very different ways.
  12. Closings
    The Crazy Chicken DownscalesTwo of the three Chicago-area El Pollo Locos closed their doors last week.
  13. Mediavore
    McPier Goes Looks For New Food; How to Survive a Chopstick to the BrainPlus: Rachael Ray gets seriously into Mardi Gras, and Florida’s meager strawberry harvest, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Openings
    What to Eat at Bistro Bordeaux, Now Open in EvanstonIt’s strictly bistro at the new restaurant from a One Sixtyblue vet.
  15. Foodievents
    Thomas Keller Comes to Town TonightThe mega-chef swings by for a book signing for “Ad Hoc at Home.”
  16. Openings
    Evanston Goes Old-School FrenchA former One Sixtyblue GM promises “the kind of place where the owner is at the door.”
  17. Crime
    Drop the TacosA machete-wielding mugger goes after an Elgin man’s tacos.
  18. The Other Critics
    Osteria Ottimo Does Just Fine; Folklore’s False SeductionPlus: four forks for Chilam Balam, and Le Mediterranee’s sad, empty failure.
  19. Closings
    Don Roth’s Blackhawk Spins Down After Ninety YearsThe family-run steakhouse plans to close after nearly a century of operation.
  20. The Other Critics
    Is Edzo’s The Closest Thing We’ve Got to In-N-Out Burger?The New York Times finds something familiar in Evanston’s newest burger joint, and that’s a good thing.
  21. Mediavore
    Death In A Restaurant Parking Lot; Gourmet’s Final Issue Out TodayPlus: Padma’s longing ex-boyfriend; Guy Fieri imposters run rampant
  22. Beef
    John des Rosiers Blames ‘Journalists’ For The Unfortunate Rise Of MolecularThe Inovasi chef doesn’t like science in the kitchen, and it’s our fault.
  23. The Other Critics
    Gemini Bistro Goes Understated; Zaidi’s Overdoes ItA low-key approach works for Jason Paskewitz; Vettel urges the Naperville restaurant to “simplify”
  24. Openings
    Plaid Expansion
  25. Openings
    Buffalo Wild Wings Coming to EvanstonThe north suburbs gets the latest outpost of the sit-down chicken chain.