| Oct 9, 2013
Mollie Katzen believes "vegetarian" should be used as an adjective rather than a noun.
"I like to avoid the labels that keep people in different camps," says the Berkeley, Calif.-based cookbook author, whose 1977 "Moosewood Cookbook" served as a Rosetta...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Interview with MasterChef Junior judge Graham Elliot. Twenty-four kids ages 8 to 13 demonstrate their culinary smarts and passion for food in the “junior” version of FOX’s successful foodie series MasterChef — in MasterChef...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The sixth annual Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet took place in Millennium Park over the weekend, and the sellout crowd that paid entry fees of $159 and up to sample gourmet goodies and fine wine did so under near-perfect conditions: Temperatures in...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:00 PM
If it takes a "MasterChef" winner to know one, then put your money on Luca.
We asked the last season's winner, food blogger and new cookbook author Christine Ha in advance of tonight's live finale on Fox for her prediction, and for a glimpse at how life...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Oh, dear. This is looking more and more like a Krissi Vs. Natasha death match. Which wouldn't be a bad thing if, you know, if ended in both of their... eliminations.
Who is the patron saint of cooking? Can we pray to him (or her) on behalf of Luca and...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:01 AM
"Ladies and gentlemen, Grahamwich has left the building."
And with that statement, chef Graham Elliot announced the closing of his imaginative sandwich shop, which quietly closed its doors on Aug. 5.
"We played our last set this past weekend at...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:42 PM
For a festival in which food is not the primary focus, or even the secondary focus, Lollapalooza puts out a pretty good spread.
The Chow Towns, as they're called — lines of side-by-side booths clustered along Columbus Drive just north and just...
| Aug 1, 2013
445 N. Clark St. 312-661-1434
Mexican cuisine king Rick Bayless presides over these sibling restaurants that share an entrance and bar; Topolo skews toward fine dining, while Frontera is more rustic and regional. For a taste...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame have announced their 2013 inductees: Paul Kahan, whose restaurants include Avec, Blackbird and The Publican; Rich Melman, founder of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises; and pastry chef Alain Roby, who owns...
| May 9, 2013
534 N. Clark St. 312-595-1616
Rating: !!! 1/2 (out of 4) Heating up
Chef Carrie Nahabedian already has a nice restaurant. Naha, her Mediterranean-inspired contemporary American spot in River North, has netted her plenty of awards since...
| May 2, 2013
In the last six months, three highly regarded restaurant chef/operators — Stephanie Izard of Girl & the Goat, Graham Elliot of his eponymous restaurant, and David Flom and Matt Moore of Chicago Cut Steakhouse — have opened sequel restaurants,...