The demand for empanadas at the West Loop’s only South American bar is only going to go up when Google moves in across the street.
From disappearing cocoa nib consomme to escaped eels, it was a lively year for Key Ingredient
On the restaurant scene: updates on Elizabeth Restaurant, Dragon Ranch, and La Sirena Clandestina; Graham Elliot promotes the Combivore lifestyle
Punks vs Skins, restaurants protest NATO, and more food news you can use
In this week’s Reader, Trotter vet’s Matthias Merges’s Yusho and Key Ingredient: care for some invasive species in your dessert?
In this week’s chef-to-chef challenge, Blackbird pastry chef Bryce Caron takes on Asian carp
This week—January 12-18, 2012—in Food & Drink
Thoughts on the first 50 episodes of Key Ingredient
Thumbs down on the new Nirvana box set, thumbs up on a new iPad app, and much more
Plus: Miles Raymer on Gucci and Waka Flocka, and Blackbird pastry chef Bryce Caron on Big Science, Sissy Mena, and Population