The James Beard Foundation announced the finalists for their annual culinary awards Monday - and Chicago is well represented among this year's nominees.The annual awards are considered the most prestigious prizes given each year in the culinary world, and the top Chicago nominees include Paul Kahan
pani puri from VermilionIt’s official - spring is finally here. Surviving Chicago winters should garner a badge of honor in this town, but better yet, why not head out this week and toast to the promise of warmer days, drink in hand.
Takashi Restaurant is raising money for the victims of the Japan earthquake. Beginning this weekend, customers can choose to donate $5 after they dine. 91% of donations will go directly to the victims.