Taylor Hanna taught herself to cook on the job. “I don’t have formal training,” says the 17-year veteran of nine restaurant kitchen lines, and one half of the pickling power […]
Sometime last summer Jennifer Kim told me she was keenly interested in collaborating with Nariba Shepherd for a proposed Monday Night Foodball, the Reader’s ongoing weekly guest chef pop-up series […]
There’s been an earthshaking development in the current schedule for Monday Night Foodball, the Reader’s weekly chef pop up series. Barbecue Life Coach Gary Wiviott has canceled his November 22 […]
The nights are getting colder. Your body, sensing the darkness ahead, craves warmth, reassurance, fat. It’s finally pozole season. But for Javier Garcia it’s never not pozole season. He grew […]
Chicago restaurants ate shit this year. A lot of shit was still pretty great.
Everything is terrible, but we’re not starving. Yet.
As Passerotto closes, its chef reimagines the future by preserving the past.
One Off Hospitality vet Jennifer Kim’s unlikely union of Korean and Italian is seamless and inspired.
In tight quarters in Portage Park, chef Matt Saccaro and crew deliver quantities of quality.
Former C Chicago chef Bill Montagne makes a big comeback with cured fish in a tiny Lakeview deli.