The Aces are best known as a backing band, but they took the lead when it came to the future of the blues.
The guitar and harmonica master from the Aces played with Junior Wells, Little Walter, Otis Rush, Magic Sam, and many more.
But the short menu offers just a glimpse of the chef’s unique talents—for now.
Blues harpist Forest City Joe might be a legend today if he’d recorded more—or lived long enough to enjoy the 1960s blues revival.
The folks behind Three Aces take over West Town Tavern.
Chawanmushi with dried-shrimp kettle corn, cocktail-hour Ants on a Log, and Malort Face: a sneak peek at a few of the entries in our upcoming cook-off.
Chris Curren of Stout Barrel House & Galley makes breakfast with a chemical weapon
In this week’s Food & Drink: the farmer’s dilemma, Key Ingredient dende oil, and more
Matt Troost of Three Aces turns a Brazilian staple Italian
A Templeton Rye documentary, The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats, a survivalist’s supper, and more.
I ate it all
Antico | Wicker Park/Bucktown | $$$ Tucked into what used to be an antique store just off Armitage in Bucktown, the aptly named Antico is by all appearances a typical neighborhood restaurant. Yet the unassuming facade masks a crack staff and kitchen under the direction of server Trinna Schramm, a former expediter at Alinea, and chef-owner […]
Ex-Fianco chef Matt Troost scores again
with a Taylor Street bar. Plus: Zenlike Italian in Lincoln Square, a downtown steak house that’s dinner and a show, and eight more new restaurants.
Recent openings, Avec’s reopening, and an unexpected closing.