Artists, writers, musicians, academics, activists, and politicians—even Rahm!—weigh in on the new administration: the threats, the fears, the absurdity.
We share Reader-recommended spots to narrow down the long list of meal deals.
Go green with this veggie-centric stew from the Chicago chef’s collection of southern specialties.
What I saw at Baconfest as a judge this year.
Big Jones Cookbook has a release party, the Reader sponsors a Lake FX panel on local food, and other events happening soon.
Plus an introduction to Intro, Big Jones goes soul, and more food goings on
Black Earth Meats is still raising money, Bolzano is teaching charcuterie, and other follow-ups to stories from the past year.
Read about Café des Architectes chef Greg Biggers’s in-house charcuterie and cheese-making programs. Perennial Virant 1840 N. Lincoln perennialchicago.com Paul Virant popularized preservation among Chicago chefs (and wrote the cookbook on it, 2012’s Preservation Kitchen). The basement kitchen at his Lincoln Park restaurant is lined with shelves of jams and pickled vegetables. Big Jones 5347 […]
The chef of Big Jones on his upcoming cookbook, and how he started serving brunch because he hated brunch
The chef of Big Jones on two cookbook projects about southern and midwestern cuisine
Things that are happening, including a dance night for deviants and an $80 steak special.
This year’s James Beard Awards short list gets Chicago pretty well.
Valentine’s Day dining and events
Our guide to the best places to be when 2014 starts
Events in the coming week