Paul Kahan has been one of the top chefs in Chicago for years now. His dining empire covers a lot of ground from refined (Blackbird) to chic (avec) to indulgent (Publican) to opulent (The Violet Hour) to bare basics (Big Star). But Monday he'll have the chance to reach a new level, and win one of the highest honors in the food world.
It's Tuesday and we are now officially in Spring. Wait, when is that supermoon again? I missed it this weekend and I would love to get my old moon boots out and dance on my roof. Oh, it's not coming back for years? Bummer, guess I'll put my moon boots back in the closet.
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