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  • Thank Charlie Trotter for, among other things, micro-greens

    Thank Charlie Trotter for, among other things, micro-greens
    In the late '80s, when Lee Jones and his family were in the throes of reinventing their Ohio farm after losing everything to a hailstorm and high interest rates, they fortuitously made the acquaintance of Charlie Trotter, who had just opened his...
  • Charlie Trotter autopsy inconclusive, more tests ordered

    Charlie Trotter autopsy inconclusive, more tests ordered
    An autopsy conducted today on Charlie Trotter was inconclusive and officials said they will conduct other tests to determine how the celebrated chef died. The Cook County medical examiner's office said the additional tests will include a toxicology...
  • Wife: Doctors did not order Charlie Trotter not to fly

    Wife: Doctors did not order Charlie Trotter not to fly
    Rochelle Trotter said Friday her late husband, chef Charlie Trotter, had suffered a seizure in January as a result of an aneurysm and was on medication, but he had been cleared to travel and his death was not a result of a weekend trip to a culinary...
  • Charlie Trotter service: Trotter alumni pay homage to celebrated chef

    Charlie Trotter service: Trotter alumni pay homage to celebrated chef
    Leave it to Charlie Trotter to inspire mourners to think more about the second word of “memorial service” than the first. The much-celebrated chef, who died last Tuesday at age 54 from as-yet-to-be-determined causes, certainly was...
  • Sighting: Emmy Rossum dines at Sunda

    Sighting: Emmy Rossum dines at Sunda
    The first place Emmy Rossum had dinner while in Chicago this week to film exterior scenes for the upcoming season Showtime’s “Shameless” was Sunda. Rossum dined at Sunda on Sunday and then plugged the Asian restaurant on Twitter, as...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman with Tom Corfman, Crain's Chicago Business;...
  • E-books bring our best to you

    E-books bring our best to you
    As a Digital Plus member, you have full access to one of the Chicago Tribune's newest ventures: E-books. Partnering with Agate Publishing of Evanston, the Tribune has produced more than 15 e-books showcasing some of our finest journalism, including...
  • Chicago's schizo streets

    Chicago's schizo streets
    Chances are that if you tell someone you'll meet them at the corner of Mike Ditka Way or Hugh Hefner Way, you're bound to get some puzzled looks. But those streets do actually exist in Chicago--Da Coach's street is at 100 E. Chestnut St., and Hef's is...
  • Luxbar taps Michael McDonald as executive chef

    Luxbar taps Michael McDonald as executive chef
    It may be time to take a new look at Luxbar (18 E. Bellvue Place, 312-642-3400); the Gold Coast restaurant just acquired some major talent by bringing in Michael McDonald as executive chef. McDonald was last seen cooking (and extremely well) at one...
  • Charlie Trotter's auction goes online

    Charlie Trotter's auction goes online
    Charlie Trotter’s auction is being rebooted online. In December the legendary chef cut short the live auction of his shuttered self-named Lincoln Park restaurant’s contents after only about a third of the 1,500-plus lots had gone up for bid....
  • New cocktail bar Billy Sunday opening in Logan Square

    New cocktail bar Billy Sunday opening in Logan Square
    Though it was the food menu from Charlie Trotter alum Matthias Merges that first grabbed headlines when Yusho opened in Avondale in 2012, beverage director Alex Bachman's cocktails soon earned praise of their own. With the opening of cocktail bar...
  • Zealous to close after New Year's Eve

    Zealous to close after New Year's Eve
    "It is with a heavy heart," began chef Michael Taus' email Tuesday, "that I announce Zealous Restaurant has decided not to (sign) a new lease which would increase (rent) three-fold." And thus the end of Zealous (419 W. Superior St., 312-475-9112), which...