A correction has been added to this post.Foodies and casual diners alike probably know Alpana Singh. Singh has been the longtime host of the popular restaurant review show Check, Please! on WTTW/Channel 11.
Next, Bruce Sherman of North Pond, and Mindy Segal of HotChocolate all won big Monday night at the 25th annual James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards, which livestreamed from Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City.
The health of a nation's chicken industry can actually be an economic indicator of sorts. The government of Uzbekistan is forcing its civil servants to accept payment in the form of chickens.Joshua Foust has an article pondering the issue in the Atlantic.
The Chicago institution is finally working on a book, due out next spring, and this time it's collaborative. Doug's says it's seeking "stories, photos, memories, drawings, poems...anything that can go in a book."