Category: Food & drink

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Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter

One doesn’t have to be a restaurant industry insider to enjoy director Rebecca Halpern’s documentary Love, Charlie. Instead, Chicago’s buzzing ...

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Laos to Your House goes live at the next Monday Night Foodball

Each week “Lucky” and “Pam” Seuamsothabandith walked the floor of the Seaford Clothing factory in Rock Island, Illinois, taking egg ...

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Alt Economy offers mutually aided instruction for hospitality workers

Taylor Hanna taught herself to cook on the job. “I don’t have formal training,” says the 17-year veteran of nine ...

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It’s a barbecue Umamicue Friendsgiving at the next Monday Night Foodball

The Pilgrims were not invited to the first Friendsgiving in 1622. The year before all that Puritan-flavored canned cranberry sauce, ...

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How Alinea’s tabletop desserts helped craft The Menu

This past year has turned out to be the Chicago culinary scene’s time to shine onscreen. First came The Bear, ...

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The Chicagoans

When people think of the Reader, a few things might come to mind: dogged journalism, meaty features and critiques that ...

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Nominate your favorites for the Best of Chicago

Make your nominations on the ballot below! Up until the nominating period ends at noon on Friday, December 9th, you ...

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Texas returns to Mexico with Heffer BBQ at the next Monday Night Foodball

Texas was once Mexican. Texas is Mexican again this November 14 when Heffer BBQ returns to Monday Night Foodball, the ...

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Piñatta conquers Monday Night Foodball with a plant-based, precolonial Mexican Menu

Before the Spaniards showed up, nobody ate carne asada super burritos in this hemisphere. Nobody celebrated their birthday with a ...

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Ørkenoy is deserted no more

There are some 38 uninhabited islands in Norway,* and three in Humboldt Park. Of course, there are the two in ...

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