Ever since the FDA announced last month that it was planning a crackdown on unpasteurized cheese imports, people have been making furtive requests of Matt and Sarah Parker, owners of the Lincoln Square shop the Cheese Stands Alone. “Customers come in and say, ‘Got any real Brie back there?’” Sarah says. “It’s like we’re selling […]
The U. of C. Press editor earned her reputation the old-fashioned way: sentence by sentence.
Josh Deth was working as a brewer at Goose Island a few years ago when he and some friends started scouting the city for a place to open their own brew pub–a “lefty, political” kind of place to be called the Revolution Brewing Company. He had experience in the business at the now defunct Golden […]
Stephanie Sack’s got the goods for big girls.
Battling the November Blahs at Paprikash
Chef Lisa Futterman is not accustomed to doing one thing at a time. It’s Saturday morning at the Chopping Block, the Lincoln Park culinary shop where she teaches. As the students in her Rustic Italian class wander in (mostly young women, with a few husbands in tow), she peels and deveins a pile of shrimp, […]
Mimi Chryssikos spent her childhood cooking with her French mother and Greek father. Among her duties was drying the lettuce with an apron on their back porch in Uptown. She has a catering business. She is strongly against ketchup. But no one in Mimi’s Specialty Deli on the last Saturday in March cares about any […]
If it was on the radio, Tony has it on the brain.
Heather and Chris pack it up and move it out.