| Jan 15, 2013
Q:I have eaten at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery several times and LOVE their Tuscan Chicken. Is there a recipe that you could get for this delicious dish?
—Patricia Korns, Westmont
A: Yes! Here's the recipe for Rock Bottom's Tuscan Chicken...
| Feb 12, 2013
Q: Since green tomatoes are never found in the supermarket, I wonder how a tomatillo would be, sliced and fried. When I get a chance, I am going to try it. Thanks for any opinion or info.
—Sylvia Nightingale, Bellingham, Wash.
A: Do it: That'...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 10:33 AM
We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
| Feb 5, 2013
Q: The recipe for "KFC" Korean fried chicken wings from this week's (Jan. 30, 2013) Good Eating sounds very good, and I'd like to try it. Can you tell me if sweet rice flour is the same as non-glutinous rice flour? I have the former if that will work....
| Mar 5, 2013
Q: What is up with boneless, skinless chicken breasts? I buy them at my local supermarket and they weigh between 7 and 10 ounces each. They're huge. I sometimes trim them down and use the trimmings for stir fry, but part of the reason for buying these...
| May 1, 2013
Q: A bit of a long shot here. I'm writing from outside London, UK, and am trying to trace a recipe that appeared in the Chicago Tribune back in the '50s/'60s. Told you it was a long shot! I'm looking for a recipe that appeared way back when ... it's...
| Jul 2, 2013
Q: Would you know if the Ramova Grill is still in operation? It was located at 35th and Halsted not too far from the Ramova Theater. Also is the theater still there?
—Alice Bowen, North Olmsted, Ohio.
A: The Ramova Grill closed in 2012, ending a...
| May 14, 2013
Q: I have a recipe for pickles that calls for 1 cup coarse salt for 6-8 quart jars of pickles. If I reduce the salt to 1/2 cup, will it affect how the pickles turn out? What if I reduce it to 1/4 cup of salt? There are enough other flavors in the recipe...
| Dec 6, 2012
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| Mar 12, 2013
Q: I use to use a recipe I got from the Chicago Tribune for making your own corned beef from scratch, using whatever cut of beef you wanted. Recipe dates back to 1993 or 1994. The last time I used the recipe was 1999. I was going to try the recipe again...
| Apr 9, 2013
Q: There was a restaurant called Danilo's in the area of Grand and Milwaukee. They've been closed for about 8 years. They had a terrific item on the menu known as Italian-style pepper steak. Hoping that you may have been familiar with the location and...
| May 21, 2013
Q: Was talking with a few friends the other day about restaurants we frequent often. It occurred to us that rarely do restaurants ever recognize your consistent patronage with a free app or drink. Are we living with bygone expectations? Thoughts?