Colman Andrews gives a big smooch to Rich Melman and Lettuce Entertain You in the February issue of Gourmet. It isn’t available online, but in it Andrews reveals that Melman is developing two new concepts:”working on classic salads in a new way,” and a restaurant built around wine-friendly food that may or may not serve “turkey jerky.”

Other than that there’s nothing new here for Chicagoans that Liz Tamny didn’t already cover for the Reader in 2006.