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Zarzour to sub in for Black Dog's Jessica Oloroso while she's on maternity leave Remember Natalie Zarzour? A few years ago, she was owner, chef and face of Pasticceria Natalina, the Andersonville bakery both lauded and pilloried for her uncompromising standards. Show More Summary
It has been an ambitious year for craft beer in Chicago — possibly the most ambitious ever.
Some good news, finally, for Charlie McKenna and his barbecue restaurant, Lillie's Q (1856 W. North Ave.).
Those of you who had "before June" in the when-will-Andrew-Brochu-leave-The-Monarch pool, collect your winnings.
You may know Louisville, Ken., chef Edward Lee from “Top Chef,” the Bravo TV cooking competition show in which he sweated in the Texas sun with fellow contestants. Now you can get to know his food better through his new cookbook, “Smoke & Pickles: Recipes and Stories from a New Southern Kitchen” (Artisan, $29.95).
Kraft has unveiled several new hot dog flavors, including a "Bacon Dog," made with hardwood-smoked Oscar Mayer bacon.
Price increase for McDouble, add-on options on McChicken considered Faced with rising costs and pressure to improve performance, McDonald's is tinkering with its vaunted Dollar Menu.
Paul Kahan, who received the James Beard Foundation's Outstanding Chef award last week, and Rick Bayless, who won his Outstanding Chef award in 1991 (the first Chicago chef so honored), will head the Mazda6 Celebrity Chef du Jour lineup at Taste of Chicago this year.
For many, a beer tasting festival conjures an image of an older, largely male crowd of beer lovers, noses firmly entrenched in tulip glasses or swirling their suds in light and remarking on their beer's particular flavors and finish. Like a group of oenophiles, except with fewer sport coats and more The Who t-shirts.
New breweries are opening at a furious clip in and around Chicago. Today we launch an occasional series to highlight them called — imaginatively, we'd like to think — New Brew Alert.
Chef Art Smith, the man of many cookbooks, many restaurants and many projects, will be at Table fifty-two, his restaurant on Elm Street, this Saturday, May 11, for a celebration of his new cookbook: “Healthy Comfort: How America’s Favorite Celebrity Chef Got It Together, Lost Weight, and Reclaimed His Health!” (Harper One, $27.99).
When the City of Chicago launches its weekly night markets later this summer (June 26 in Logan Square and June 27 at Argyle and Broadway) the vibe is expected to be a cross between the night markets of Bangkok and the flea markets of New York City.
McDonald's UK rolled out it’s second of five themed burgers inspired by U.S. cities and states Wednesday, this week honoring our sweet home Chicago as part of its “Great Tastes of America” special menu.
Chicago will increase its number of dedicated food-truck parking spaces to 30 from the current total of 21, under a proposal to be presented to the City Council by Mayor Rahm Emanuel today.
Is new stadium grub on the horizon for Bear fans next season at Soldier Field?
New wind farms off Germany's North Sea coast will provide an ideal habitat that could help restore the lobster population near Heligoland after British bombing during and after World War II drove them away.
Not to be limited to decorating America’s food industry greats, the James Beard Foundation has announced plans to bring back its cross-country epicurean tour to highlight both top chefs and local cuisines in 10 cities, including Chicago.
For the first time in three years, there’s a new restaurant on top of the world.
Here's what's new in concessions at Wrigley Field, U.S. Cellular The start of a baseball season brings such promise, including the promise of new stadium foods that go beyond peanuts, Cracker Jack
KFC execs are banking on its Original Recipe Boneless to become the chain's signature product. How does it fare?