In a new documentary, filmmaker Jack C. Newell captures the life cycle of chef Jake Bickelhaupt’s dearly departed Uptown restaurant.
Once infamous for its excesses, the influential restaurant from mercurial chef Michael Carlson has transformed itself into a fertile proving ground for Chicago’s next generation of young culinary talent. Now that it’s all grown up, has Schwa lost its edge?
Also, 30 percent of local Michelin-starred restaurants have closed.
Also, gas prices in Illinois are the lowest they’ve been in 12 years.
The fine-dining sibling to the Loyalist is worth a splurge.
42 Grams’ Jake Bickelhaupt is one of Food and Wine‘s best new chefs for 2015.
The craziest things to happen around April 1 weren’t pranks.
They weren’t all Italian. And they weren’t all in River North.
Pronouncing on Michelin’s announcements, the Chicago Film Festival returns, and other events in the food world.
Jake Bickelhaupt of 42 Grams
Part dinner party, part live performance, it’s as intimate as you’ll get with the creation of a 15-course tasting menu.
Former underground chef Jake Bickelhaupt steps into the spotlight with the Uptown fine-dining restaurant 42 Grams.
An alternative look at the past year on Chicago’s food scene
Underground dinner Sous Rising will go street level with 42 Grams next month.