The Publican

The Publican is putting out a cookbook

The Publican is putting out a cookbook

“Cheers to the Publican.” Satisfied customers do something like that every day at the West Loop restaurant, so it seems a fitting name for a cookbook by restaurateur Paul Kahan.

Due out Sept. 17, “Cheers to the Publican, Repast and Present: Recipes and Ramblings from an American Beer Hall” ($40, Lorena Jones Books) does indeed offer both recipes and ramblings. Kahan, the executive chef and partner at One Off Hospitality Group, which runs The Publican, Blackbird, Avec and more, co-authored the book with Publican chef Cosmo Goss (who is leaving the restaurant soon 

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