What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
Cecil goes crazy in this week’s Straight Dope.
Spicy Thai Lao is in a blink-and-you-miss-it south-suburban strip mall. But you don’t want to miss it.
This week’s Chicagoan is Rosita Arvigo, a master herbalist.
Coming May 3: Twenty-six Chicago chefs, five ingredients, primo booze, and bucks for the Healthy Schools Campaign
Mayor Emanuel’s longer-school day compromise is just about as bad as his original decree
Thoughts on the first 50 episodes of Key Ingredient
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
How to . . . prank your coworker
Mark Steuer of the Bedford takes on the food he hates most.
This week in Food & Drink: Puglian cookery, new French restaurants Bistronomic and Paris Club, Key Ingredient sorghum with chef Mindy Segal
Project Mayhem makes a bonkers video for their early-spring jam “Lo Sweatas.”