If Wheaties is the "breakfast of champions," then I'm Bruce Jenner. Marketing propaganda aside, I've never found the same satisfaction in a bowl of cereal as I have from a thick wedge of Sandra Holl's fruity, caramel-laced bread pudding for breakfast.
The month of May is in full swing and springtime food events are popping up all over the tulip-lined streets of Chicago. From bake sales and farm dinners to Kentucky Derby parties, there are plenty of festivities to choose from in the days ahead.S.O.S.
It may seem like a tired trend, but while many new Mexican restaurants attempt to duplicate it, you have to hand it to Adobo Grill for being one of the first in town to make tableside guac a staple part of the experience, as much as a shaken-and-strained margarita.
Just some random thoughts from meals over the past few days. On Thursday, I finally had dinner at GT Fish & Oyster, the latest project from the team behind Boka, Landmark, Girl & the Goat and Perennial (soon to be Perennial Virant).
In the pantheon of cuisines that usually get thrown out as options when deciding where to go for dinner, Turkish food is usually not one of them. Mexican? Thai? Italian? Yes, we all have take out menus stuffed into that "misc./tool" drawer in our kitchens.