| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Love is in the air. In Chicago, love looks a lot like snow, but, trust me, there's love in the air. And when Valentine's Day rolls around next week, Chicago's restaurants will be ready.
Ada St.: A three-course menu ($40) will be served, with seatings at...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Chicago Restaurant Week is back — bigger and extended.
Running a full 14 days (Friday through Feb. 6), this seventh annual rendition is officially the longest ever. In practice, though, the promotion, in which participating restaurants offer...
| Sep 4, 2013
Amateur cooking schools and classes by independent teachers are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area.
Fees are listed where available. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW means...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:07 PM
You wouldn't have guessed by its ratings, but ABC's cooking competition "The Taste" will be back for a second season, and the reality series is searching for pro and amateur cooks to compete in the new season.
"The Taste" will come to Chicago for a...
| May 17, 2012
I don't know if teachers still do this, but at the end of each school year, I was handed a summer reading list, a sheet of required and optional books that would prepare students for the coming school year. (I still owe a measure of revenge to the teacher...
| Aug 29, 2012
The Bento Box
2246 W. Armitage Ave. 773-278-3932
Fair warning: The space at this BYOB is extremely limited. Just 16 seats are available for diners hoping to nosh on a tight, rotating menu of dishes such as Korean short ribs and pork egg rolls.
| Jun 21, 2012
Summer's here, and the time is right for eating in the street. Or near the street. Or in a bottle-service cabana high above the street.
Chicagoans love outdoor-dining season, all the more so because of its short duration. There are precious few days in...