But the peripatetic chef forgot to bring the flavor to his latest restaurant.
Current musical obsessions of hip-hop songwriter Kweku Collins, Alex Fruchter of Closed Sessions, and the Reader’s Kevin Warwick
Also, Chicago Public Library is forgiving overdue fines, and Sun-Times owner Michael Ferro buys big stake in the Tribune.
The city and state may be broke, but arts-and-culture-based redevelopment is chugging along on both ends of the economic spectrum.
Eric Zorn sticks up for Mizzou professor Melissa Click.
A moving drama about the AIDS epidemic and an immersive puzzle/play inspired by retro video games are among this week’s best bets.
Reviews of three prime-time shows at Rhinofest, which runs through February 28.
The majority owner of one of Chicago’s two dailies buys big into the other.
A federal judge ruled Thursday that a lawsuit aimed at keeping the Lucas Museum from building on the lakefront can continue.
Volume 45, Number 17
The convicts in José Rivera’s musical are prisoners of feelgoodism.
Dan Savage takes further questions from a live audience in Boston.
VICE‘s rundown of Chicago restaurants, bars, and shops is a DON’T.
The heavy, ominous “Steady Waves” is a great introduction to Cross Record’s powerful new album.
A deposed ruler tries to escape his country’s revolution in director Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s latest.