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  • Table Talk: Gearing up for grilled cheese

    Table Talk: Gearing up for grilled cheese
    It's finally spring, and our thoughts turn naturally to warm, crusty bread and gooey, molten melted cheese. I'm firmly in the simpler-is-better camp when it comes to grilled cheese. A perfect grilled cheese is one of those things you're still as likely to...
  • Tuesday's menu: Caveman diet, January detox and the year of the meatball

    Tuesday's menu: Caveman diet, January detox and the year of the meatball
    Welcome to the Year of the Meatball. I was going to predict it here first, but apparently other media have already predicted it. Still - meatballs. In other food items, a few restaurants around town are going on Janauary vacation. So civilized. Also, your...
  • Norman's at Ritz-Carlton Orlando hosting Dec. 13 tribute to chef Charlie Trotter

    Norman's at Ritz-Carlton Orlando hosting Dec. 13  tribute to chef Charlie Trotter
    Norman's at Ritz-Carlton Orlando will host tribute to chef Charlie Trotter Dec. 13. The reception will feature hors d’oeuvres presented by award-winning local chefs as well as culinary stations by Norman Van Aken and his team. Sommeliers will be...
  • Chef Homaro Cantu to open brewery

    Chef Homaro Cantu to open brewery
    Chicago's craft beer scene is getting an unlikely new player: one of the city's most renowned chefs. Homaro Cantu, founder and executive chef of Moto, has signed a lease on a 7,000-square-foot space on the city's Northwest Side, where he plans to open a...
  • Charlie Trotter tribute dinner tickets on sale at 10 a.m.

    Charlie Trotter tribute dinner tickets on sale at 10 a.m.
    We reported this last week, but it's worth a reminder: Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today for the Charlie Trotter Tribute dinner on Sept. 27. The dinner, part of the Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet weekend, will feature such chefs as Rick Bayless,...
  • Seafood-focused mfk restaurant opens today

    mfk, a cafe and bar named after legendary food writer M.F.K. Fisher, opens today. The restaurant (432 W. Diversey Parkway, 773-857-2540) opened softly a few days ago, but today (not coincidentally, Fisher's birthday) is the official opening. The...
  • Dining briefs: Trotter tribute dinner, dumb food holidays, Bacon Bowl reviewed

    Dining briefs: Trotter tribute dinner, dumb food holidays, Bacon Bowl reviewed
    Tribute for Trotter: A star-studded group of chefs will cook at the Charlie Trotter Tribute Dinner at Chicago Gourmet this fall, reports Phil Vettel. Among chefs and sommeliers taking part: Rick Bayless, Graham Elliot, Matthias Merges, Thomas Lents,...
  • A rebirth for Charlie Trotter's restaurant space

    A rebirth for Charlie Trotter's restaurant space
    Charlie Trotter’s presence will continue to be felt on Armitage Avenue after all, as alumni from his celebrated kitchen are teaming with family members to create a nonprofit organization to be based in the former restaurant space. With Trotter&...
  • Chicago Gourmet to include Charlie Trotter tribute dinner

    Chicago Gourmet to include Charlie Trotter tribute dinner
    Rick Bayless, Graham Elliot, Thomas Lents and Matthias Merges will be part of a star-studded chef lineup creating a Charlie Trotter tribute dinner as part of Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet in September. The dinner, which will take place Sept. 27...
  • My family's kind of town: Matthias Merges

    My family's kind of town: Matthias Merges
    Chef Matthias Merges is a busy man. He's the chef/proprietor at Asian street food-inspired Yusho (2853 N. Kedzie Ave., 773-904-8558) and craft cocktail bar Billy Sunday (3143 W. Logan Blvd., 773-661-2485). He also recently opened A10 (1462 E. 53rd St.,...
  • Archive: Hot Doug's, the quintessential Chicago restaurant

    Archive: Hot Doug's, the quintessential Chicago restaurant
    This article was originally published on May 26, 2011 Two months ago, I returned from unquestionably the greatest vacation of my life: 96 hours spent in New Orleans eating, drinking, dancing, stumbling merrily down Decatur Street, drooling Sazerac...
  • Oscars: Show-and-tell behind the show

    Oscars: Show-and-tell behind the show
    HOLLYWOOD — There’s the show, and there’s the show behind the show, and which involves more work or offers more entertainment is debatable. For instance, Jared Leto’s backstage session after winning the best supporting actor...