Formento’s adjunct sandwich shop introduces the Florentine Italian beef.
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Jean Banchet nominees show a scene that’s doing just fine, thank you
The Jean Banchet awards are announced, and show that our scene is still about where real people eat.
Previewing the normal Italian-American at Formento’s
Getting a taste of what Formento’s, at 925 W. Randolph, will offer when it opens in December.
Azzurra EnoTavola is the season’s Italian sleeper
Azzura EnoTavola offers simple, soulful Italian food from the folks behind Anteprima and Bar Ombra.
Dine with Ruhlman, Elie at upcoming dinners, plus a Pilot Light fund-raiser
Authors Michael Ruhlman and Lolis Eric Elie come to town for special dinners, while Paul Kahan and Matthias Merges raise money for teaching kids about food.
This way for durian: Announcing the Key Ingredient Cook-Off
Coming May 3: Twenty-six Chicago chefs, five ingredients, primo booze, and bucks for the Healthy Schools Campaign
Bristol/Balena chef Chris Pandel’s fish sauce
Key Ingredient: sheep’s milk
Challenged with sheep’s milk, the Wit’s Toni Roberts makes a savory pineapple push pop inspired by the Creamsicle.
The peasant’s party at Balena
With Balena, the Boka Group comes late to pan-Italia, but it’s worth the wait
Key Ingredient: pu-erh tea
Amanda Rockman of Balena and the Bristol whips up a panna cotta with Yunnanese pu-erh tea
A barman departeth, a newcomer chef shines
In this week’s Food & Drink: Michael Kornick and David Morton’s new barstaurant, Ada St.; Key Ingredient colatura; tried-and-true spots for small plates
Ready, set, roll your eyes: It’s Michelin Guide time
Le sigh: French tire maker Michelin dropped its 2011 Bib Gourmand list this morning.
Scraps: Sixteen loses its exec chef, Small Bar gains one
On Monday night a mysterious tweet from Lillian Brunacci, @thechefsdiamond, announced the departure of Frank Brunacci from Sixteen: “To all my Friends, My last day of employment as Exec Chef for Trump Chicago was Today, after 4 long years and way too . . . ” A press release sent out by Trump on Tuesday […]
Key Ingredient: Beef Tendon
Offal that’s hard to get right.
This Week in Food & Drink: Moonshiners, West Town’s New Belgian Bistro, Key Ingredient Jujubes, and More
This week in Food & Drink: Moonshiners, West Town’s new Belgian biistro, Key Ingredient jujubes, and more