Dash and dine at the 32nd annual Taste of Chicago in Grant Park, which only runs four days this year, but with added features, including pop-up restaurants and a nearly sold-out Celebrity Chef du Jour meals.
The saying actually goes "knee high by the 4th of July," referencing corn and its temporally desirable height, historically the harbinger of a good harvest. But this year's record heat makes it difficult to tell whether world food prices will go up or not.
Monday, June 25Overcome your deipnophobia at The Dinner Party presented by Fear No ART at the Mayne Stage, this month with gumbo by Southern heirloom cooking expert, Big Jones’ chef/owner Paul Fehribach—plus microbrew beer and Vosges Chocolate samples.
You may know London Observer restaurant critic Jay Rayner best as a former judge on Top Chef Masters. What you may not know is that Rayner himself is a professional competitor, in the blood-hungry sport of British restaurant criticism.