chefs + restaurants

IACP Dishes up Awards

Thousands of food pros swarmed Chicago for the 2007 International Association of Culinary Professionals conference, a four-day confab of seminars, workshops, and culinary tours.
chefs + restaurants

For Some Chefs, It’s All About the Staging

We all know that chefs have become stars, but, in Chicago, they're actually taking to the stage.
chefs + restaurants

Do You Like Piña Colada?

It might've been the mescal-spiked devil's food cupcakes talking, but I so wanted to jump into the Lucha Libre ring at Frontera Grill's 20th-anniversary party.
chefs + restaurants

Sohn Fine With Foie Gras Fine

Doug Sohn, the first chef in town to be ticketed for serving foie gras,was slapped with a fine of $250, the minimum penalty.
chefs + restaurants

Coming Attractions: The Stay-at-Home Celebrity Chef

Grant Achatz, owner of Chicago's famous Alinea restaurant, and Michael Ruhlman, the author of the Making of a Chef trilogy, are teaming up for what promises to be a major culinary event in Chicago on March 4....

Best Supporting City

Chicago’s scene-setting restaurants have made it the Hollywood of the Midwest.
September 2004

Live, from Chicago—It’s the Billy Goat Tavern

But forget about having it your way, unless your way is a cheeseburger, chips, and Coke. That’s right, Coke.
September 2003

I Like to Watch People Eat

A life in movies and food.
February 2000

Along the Boulevards

To the judgment of this department, one of the most fascinating manifestations of the American hotel and restaurant scene has been Ernie Byfield.
November 1947
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