Celebrity chef Michael Mina’s simulacrum of a jaunty French brasserie caters to the inmates of a Gold Coast luxury hotel.
It’s smaller, darker, and it returned to its Gallic roots—but it might not stand the test of time
Travelle, Tim Graham’s restaurant in the Langham hotel, covers too much of the map.
How coastal Mediterranean wound up on the second floor of Mies’s 330 North Wabash.
At Bavette’s Bar & Boeuf, Brendan Sodikoff’s new restaurant, the steak is superfluous—everything else is so good
I ate it all
Some Bastille Day specials and events
In this week’s Food & Drink: sushi, kushiyaki, blood, and more
Bistro Bordeaux | Evanston | $$$ Pascal Berthoumieux’s picture-perfect French bistro has light mustard walls covered with small framed posters, butcher-paper-topped tables, a dark wood bar towards the back, and servers in black vests and long white aprons. The French classics are covered as well. Escargots de bourgogne en croute, plump snails in individual snail-dish compartments […]
Hundreds of the city’s restaurants and bars set up outdoor dining catering to customers starved for summer. We’ve selected 25 notable spots, including some newcomers; for complete alfresco listings search under “features” at chicagoreader.com/chicago/RestaurantFinder/Page. 90 Miles Cuban Cafe | Wicker Park/Bucktown | $ The second outpost of Alberto and Christine Gonzalez’s 90 Miles Cuban Cafe […]
This week in Food & Drink: Puglian cookery, new French restaurants Bistronomic and Paris Club, Key Ingredient sorghum with chef Mindy Segal
Bistronomic and Paris Club: two very different French restaurants, two very different audiences
Did the curious aroma of pucky make food bloggers swoon at R.J. and Jerrod Melman’s new French spot?
In this week’s Food & Drink: a French bonanza (Maude’s Liquor Bar, Paris Club, Bistronomic, spots for French fare), Mike Sula on Salatino’s, and Jason McLeod taking the Key Ingredient chef challenge with asafetida.
Two new downtown restaurants look across the pond. Plus: underground dining for Valentine’s