The incredibly clever foraging basket at Chicago's Alinea ...
When you hear the words: "vegetarian Chicago," do you think: cheese pizza? Hot dog, hold the dog? In a city obsessed with Hot Doug's, you may not know that Chicago has a thriving vegetarian -- and vegan -- dining scene.
Dishes from mom's kitchen just taste better. To recreate her patented dish with similar gusto, soul, and love is a challenge that no Michelin-star stage could prepare a chef for -- no matter how sharp the knives.
3D printed food belongs in space. Not in the kitchen. There, I said it. The guy who brought edible menus, handheld ovens and a robotic laser to the d...
Whether it's the local pizzeria, the nine-course tasting menu at the nearest Michelin-starred spot, or maybe that sushi place where the fish is always ridiculously fresh and the service fast, most of us keep a mental list of the restaurants we love the most.
There are still a handful of restaurants left in the country that require men to wear a jacket.
Here's my list of places to hit up for the winter.
The Thanksgiving holiday is all about expressing gratitude, but let's be frank: it centers around perhaps the most sumptuous meal we eat all year. Fo...
Deep-Dish pizza is a tourists long-awaited first bite, a city transplants new love, yet consistently a Chicagoans last option. Although just as delicious, many Deep-Dish experiences result in a post Deep-Dish coma.
Are you ready to eat the most blasphemous burger burger in America? Chicago's infamous metal-themed burger joint, Kuma's Corner, recently rolled out their monthly special, this time named 'The Ghost Burger.'
Any Chicagoan can see that the closest body of water is not anywhere you'd want to go fishing. Still, here are some spots in Chicago that take large measures to serve up solid seafood options year round.
Why is it so damn hard to find a decent Chicago-style pizza outside Illinois?
The Windy City's location on the shores of Lake Michigan makes for some great views from many of Chicago's restaurants. We've selected 10 dining establishments that all feature food worthy of being accompanied by such majestic vistas.
I've been on a five-year quest to bring the freshest seafood in America to Chicago. The East Coast, however, has proved a tough riddle to crack. So when my alarm sounded at 2:30 a.m., I had no problem rising. I was on my way to New York City's Hunts Point Fish Market to solve the puzzle.
Since opening in 2011, Chicago's NEXT restaurant has changed its entire concept nine times. It's a formula that seems to be working.
Chicago is a food town that has an almost allergic reaction to pretension. Restaurants that make it here can't rely solely on brand name decorators, media hype or reality-TV chefs. They have to be the real deal, serving great food, or they don't stay in business.