At the River North barstaurant Central Standard, a culinary tour of flyover country
Food Issue: Two Logan Square chefs pay homage to Lula.
A chili cook-off to benefit Graze, a forthcoming literary journal.
A pastry market, a holiday entree demonstration, and plenty of beer tastings.
Our annual, invaluable guide to outdoor dining
How Jam does dinner. Plus: the return of Bolat African Cuisine and the new incarnation of Cafe Marbella.
A Tequila Corralejo dinner, Rock Bottom’s Rockfest, a historic pub crawl in Hegewisch, and more.
Fourteen spots for brunch, from Bakin’ & Eggs to Yolk
Which stores are stuffing Rare Bird Preserves in gift baskets
From Browntrout to Zebda
This was the year I promised myself I wouldn’t make too much jam. I’m pretty sure that didn’t work out.
New reviews of ten more recently opened restaurants
John Dunlevy Apart from featured reviews of Cibo Matto, the Terrace at Trump, and Jam in Food & Drink this week, there are nine brand-spanking new breakdowns of recently opened restaurants in the listings.
Playful Italian at the Wit, million-dollar views and $23 burgers on Trump’s Terrace, and fussed-up brunch at Jam in Ukrainian Village
Three jam cookbooks: One comes highly recommended. One is a sturdy supplement to a classic. And one may drive you to the brink.