What should we expect from the Chicago food scene in 2011? Food trucks, butcher shops and seafood, for starters. Justin Kaufmann sat down with me to get a sneak preview of the stories, trends and predictions to watch in the year ahead.
In 1983, Harold Washington mobilized blacks, whites and Latinos with a call for the end of one-party control. Nearly three decades later Chicagoans will have the opportunity for new leadership at City Hall. With it comes the possibility to elect a Mayor of color.