Food has been the thread, through hope and grief.
The drag superstar is decolonizing weed “from the kitchen to the couch” with her new cooking webseries.
What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
Also, Standard & Poor’s calls the Illinois house’s actions a “crucial step” to end budget stalemate.
Challenged to create a dish with shiokara, River Roast chef John Hogan makes a foam with the fermented squid guts.
Challenged to create a dish with goat testicles, Milwalky Trace chef Lee Kuebler deep-fries them.
Kelis didn’t become the star she should have 15 years ago, but she’s still one of modern R&B’s most consistently inventive artists.
Challenged to make a dish with Necco Wafers, Mike Bagale of Alinea candies the candy.
Pastry chef Jeremy Brutzkus of Longman & Eagle updates a favorite of the Sultan’s harem.
V-Day Issue: Claire and Rufus Barner intend to leave Chicago a better place than they found it.
V-Day Issue: Lynn Rondeau and Katy Bird are the type of people who’ll parallel park your car for you.
V-Day Issue: Aay Preston-Myint and Colin Dickson’s first date “didn’t just have a third wheel, it had 20.”
The Publican’s pastry chef makes a coffee substitute into ice cream inspired by iced coffee.
Homestead’s Chris Teixeira survives a “death challenge” to arrive at a cheese course featuring black cumin.
Thai Dang of Embeya puts an Asian spin on maguey leaves, aka agave leaves.