| Sep 24, 2013
The Food for Thought stage at next weekend's Baltimore Book Festival will present a full slate of talks and demonstrations by Baltimore-based chefs and visiting cookbook authors.
Among the locals are Johnny's barista Lindsay DiFabbio (1 p.m. Friday),...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:26 PM
What I would give to spend an afternoon in the kitchen with chef Fabrizio Schenardi.
To learn how to make gnocchi so soft and light it makes you forget you're eating something made with potatoes.
Or watch Schenardi, 45, executive chef of the Four...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:03 PM
One look inside the first Eddie V's Prime Seafood opening next week in Orlando will give you a glimpse of the changing face of Darden Restaurants.
Take in the sweeping lakefront view on one side of a sunken dining room, the glass-enclosed wine room...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:52 AM
An award-winning Italian chef will join Sapphire Laguna executive chef and owner Azmin Ghahreman to prepare a five-course Italian harvest dinner at the South Coast Highway restaurant next week.
Fabrizio Schenardi, executive chef at the Four Seasons Hotel...
| Sep 26, 2013
The press releases came within 11 minutes of one another: First, Four Seasons' announcement that Allium chef Kevin Hickey will resign; then, a release that Hickey is partnering with Rockit Ranch Productions to open a new restaurant and bar concept in...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Chef Kevin Hickey announced that he will depart the Four Seasons Hotel on Oct. 1.
"I am embarking on an exciting new chapter in both my career and my life," the chef said via an e-mailed press release.
The chef, who oversaw the Four Season's fine...
| Jan 3, 2013
A roundup of restaurants reviewed in 2012 by critic Phil Vettel.
Acadia ✭✭✭ 1639 S. Wabash Ave., 312-360-9500. Ryan McCaskey's gamble to place a luxury restaurant in the South Loop is, so far, paying off. People are crowding into...
| Sep 13, 2013
1729 N. Halsted St. 312-337-6070
With Steppenwolf and The Royal George Theatre just down the street, this dining room makes a stunning setting for a pre-theater dinner or date. Former Charlie Trotter's chef Giuseppe Tentori changes the contemporary...
| Aug 22, 2013
The scent of garlic and herbs hits you first, followed by the unmistakable comforting aroma of freshly baked bread. Guests tend to linger at Quercibella in New Hartford, the restaurant's owners say, and it's easy to see why.
The cozy space overlooking...
| Oct 27, 2011
Dear SOS: We went to Santa Barbara and had very good lunch at Four Seasons-Biltmore. We wanted to order a vegetarian meal, and there it was on the menu, eggplant osso buco. You usually think of osso buco as meat, but that was eggplant in that shape of...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:03 AM
A beautiful waterfront setting. Little plates expertly prepared by some of the Greater Hartford area's best restaurants. Carefully chosen wines, beers and beverages. The chance to mingle and chat with friends and business associates as well as make new...