Thursday, chef Charlie Trotter stood under the newly unveiled street sign bearing his name, a few steps west of Charlie Trotter's the restaurant, closing tonight after 25 years of international acclaim.
Eat at Uptown’s Sun Wah BBQ and you’re really buying local: The restaurant makes all its own tofu right here in Chicago. We go inside their South Side factory to see (and hear) where the bean curd happens.
Despite giving prohibited gifts to a Chicago Public Schools official, the district has renewed the contracts of its two largest food vendors.The district announced Monday it is renewing the contracts of Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality and Preferred Meal Systems.Schools spokeswoman Marielle Sainvilus
Joanne Stuttgen’s culinary adventures started with a simple bicycle ride. But it wasn’t too long before the Wisconsin-based writer was visiting – and cataloguing – hundreds of tiny cafes all across the region.
All five markets will be located in areas that have limited grocery options, known as food deserts, Mayor Emanuel announced Thursday. The sites are near public transportation and will accept LINK cards.
It's no secret we love the Hideout's Soup & Bread series around here. This past Wednesday we communed for the end of the season—the Last Soup as it's come to be known—with the holy trinity, which now includes a traditional rite of pies.
Sgt. Dave Haynes, a 17-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, is clear about what he wants in a meal: It has to be fast, it has to be cheap and it has to be good. Just don’t bring him any doughnuts.
The first tastes of spring may be marked by ramps, smelts, or even food trucks these days, but for thousands of years, for billions of Chinese around the world—including the diaspora in Chicago—they're heralded with the aroma of incense.