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WATCH: Chicago Chefs Take Bull Testicle Challenge

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Phillip Foss, former Lockwood executive chef, now serves sandwiches from his Meatyballs Mobile food truck, and challenged David Posey, chef de cuisine...

Best Chicago Bars And Restaurants Of 2010 (And What's Coming In 2011)

The Huffington Post | Audarshia Townsend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As 2010 draws to a close, we asked some of Chicago's experts in food, style and music to share their favorite places, people and things of 2010. This ...

Lula Cafe Goes As Kuma's Corner For Halloween: Offering Up Indie Rock-Inspired Burgers

The A.V. Club Chicago | October 26, 2010 12:00 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Who says that dressing up for Halloween is only for human beings and pets with weird owners? Lula, which has assumed the identities of restaurants lik...

PHOTOS: Chicago Restaurants For Christmas Dinner

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Christmas is only a few days away, and while some are stressed about finishing up their shopping and cooking a feast for the family, others are lookin...

Graham Elliot's Grahamwich Finally Opens

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After several grand opening delays, it's finally happening: Chef Graham Elliot's new River North sandwich shop Grahamwich opened today. "Everyone sp...

PHOTOS: Chicago's Best Jibarito Sandwiches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When people think about food that originated in Chicago, most think of the Italian beef or the Chicago-style hotdog, but there's one more gem to add t...

Irish Breakfast Has Diverse Following In Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Sun-Times | Reader Views | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

I think I'm spotting a trend. The humble little Irish sausage and the "full Irish breakfast" -- and I do mean "full" -- seem to be spreading. I've bee...

Sandwich Dispute: Jimmy Johns Sues Halsted Street Deli Over Sandwich Names

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Jimmy John's Enterprises LLC is crying foul that a competitor's sandwiches are too much like its own. Jimmy John's is suing Chicago-based Halsted S...

PHOTOS: Chicago's Best Indian Restaurants

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's Indian food lovers have no shortage of options. From Devon Avenue to the Loop, restaurants offer up a variety of spicy and flavorful Indi...

'MasterChef' Auditions In Chicago This Weekend

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

We already know Chicago is home to some of the greatest chefs in the world. But this weekend, Chicagoans have a chance to show their skills to the res...

A Taste Of Chicago Gift Guide: Edible Gifts Are The Best Gifts

The Huffington Post | Aixa Velez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Struggling to figure out what to get your family and friends this holiday season, especially those living in different cities or states? Well, we have...

PHOTOS: Chicago Mag Rounds Up Best Neighborhood Food Spots

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

To celebrate their 40th anniversary, Chicago Magazine has been rounding up everything they love about the Windy City. This week, they unveiled one of ...

Bourdain Is Wrong: Why Professional Restaurant Critics Will Survive The Yelp Age

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While promoting his new book in June, Anthony Bourdain told a crowd at a Manhattan Barnes & Noble that I was dead. If somehow he's right--and plenty o...

New York's Famous Magnolia Bakery Coming To Chicago?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The beloved cupcakes at New York City's Magnolia Bakery have been adored by "Sex and the City" fans and locals alike for years. Soon, the long lines c...

Enjoy Polynesian Food And Drinks In Chicago Tonight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Don't have enough money to go on that dream island getaway? Get a taste of the island in Chicago. Intoxica! is an event at Trader Vic's that explore...

PHOTOS: Chicago's Best Cuban Sandwiches

The Huffington Post | Aixa Velez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Over the years, getting a taste of Cuba in Chicago has become a bit easier with restaurants and cafes offering a variety of Cuban eats. One meaty and ...

The 8 Best Foods Chicago's Not Known For

matadornetwork.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Chicagoans are passionate about food. Most visitors would be familiar with Chicago's deep dish pizzas and condiment-rich beef hot dogs, but there are ...

PHOTOS: Michelin Guide's Affordable Chicago Food Picks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The 2011 Chicago Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand list was released Wednesday, rating 46 Chicago restaurants based on comfort, food, prices and more. Chic...

Big Star Celebrates Anniversary With Music, Special Menu

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Wicker Park's beloved Big Star celebrates its one-year anniversary Monday with a special menu and a customized Goose Island bew. The anniversary par...

'Mamma Agata' Cookbook Tour: Italian Recipes And Wine Tasting In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chiara Lima, daughter of legendary Italian chef Mamma Agata, is in Chicago today promoting her new cookbook and sharing some Italian cooking tips. L...

Walking Taco: New On-The-Go Taco Spot Coming To Lincoln Park

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The walk-up taco spot is becoming something of a Chicago institution. Big Star has staked its claim to Wicker Park and Bucktown, and now a heavy hitte...

Tina Fey's Praise Brings Chicago Restaurant New Crop Of Customers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Last week, in a clip posted on Hulu, "30 Rock" star Tina Fey gushed about her favorite meal in Chicago: the Athenian Room's roasted chicken. "I live...

Slash And Dine's Shannon Bucaro Talks Food, Horror Movies And Her Hot Doug's Engagement

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Monday, hairstylist, food blogger and horror movie enthusiast Shannon Bucaro made some news when her boyfriend proposed marriage while standing in ...

Del Seoul Bringing Korean Tacos To Lincoln Park

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The trend-wave of Korean tacos welcomes a new surfer: the forthcoming Del Seoul (2568 N. Clark St.; 773-248-4227), which we first heard about from a N...

WATCH: Tina Fey Shares Her Chicago Restaurant Picks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

You might know Tina Fey as the sandwich loving, foot-fearing New Yorker, Liz Lemon on "30 Rock," but in real life, Fey spent many years as a member of...