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Top Celebrity Chefs Talk Chicago's Food Scene

Posted 05.08.2013 | Chicago

Next week, Chicago's McCormick Place will play host to the National Restaurant Association's Hotel-Motel Show. From May 18-21, more than 60,000 sup...

Homaro Cantu of Moto Joins The Dinner Party

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.23.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

It was an interesting evening on January 28th at The Dinner Party when words of wisdom were shared by actress, playwright and Executive Director of the Black Ensemble Theater, Jackie Taylor, art collector and entrepreneur, Howard Tullman, and indie rocker, Kelly Hogan.

Moto Chef Homaro Cantu Dishes On The Future Of Food

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 03.06.2013 | Chicago

Homaro Cantu swears he sleeps, though it's hard to image when exactly that happens. In addition to overseeing his two restaurants — Moto and iNG...

Homaro Cantu Says Miracle Berries Can Trim Your Waist (and Save the World)

Mark Bazer | Posted 03.30.2013 | Food
Mark Bazer

Homaro Cantu, chef/owner of Moto and iNG restaurant, wants to tell everyone about miracle berries -- and their power to make sour foods taste sweet. It's easy to be skeptical. Until the berry allows you to bite into the sweetest lemon in the world.

Chef Homaro Cantu Touts the Miracle Berry in New Book

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.11.2013 | Food
Elysabeth Alfano

Haven't heard of the miracle berry? You aren't alone. However, there is a good chance that this taste-altering pill could do away with the need for sugar to make things taste sweet and radically change how much sugar we intake.

Can an Edible Stamp Save the U.S. Postal Service?

John Malik | Posted 05.28.2012 | Comedy
John Malik

When I asked about states that do not have official fruits such as Pennsylvania or New Mexico, Mr. Assef assured me that Mr. Cantu has created stamps out of indigenous fruits in those states, so New Mexico gets prickly pear and South Dakota gets gooseberries.

The Best of 2011: Art Collector, Candace Jordan

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.07.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Former Playboy bunny and current blogger extraordinaire of Candid Candace, Candace Jordan, opened her home to our cameras and revealed her art and passion for collecting in the most popular video of the year.

Behind the Scenes with Chefs Ben Roche and Homaro Cantu of Moto

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In this video, featuring chefs Ben Roche and Homaro Cantu of the renowned Moto restaurant, things get a little crazy in the kitchen and the creative sparks fly -- literally!

Moto Chefs/Future Food Stars Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Moto Chef Homaro Cantu and Pastry Chef Ben Roche stopped by The Interview Show to discuss their restaurant, molecular gastronomy, and their TV program, Future Food, airing on Planet Green.

Moto, Is This Really the Future of Food?

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Is a restaurant like Moto just the next logical step in the march of chefs towards Hollywood, or just a fad? Are these innovations or perversions?

The President-Elect Has No (Culinary) Clothes?

Michael Nagrant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Nagrant

There were many reasons to like Obama, but as a food writer, I loved the fact that he was a Frontera/Topolobampo dude while Dubya was still choking on pretzels and chomping on Tex-Mex style burritos as big as his head.

Barack Obama's White House Chef

Josh Brusin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Josh Brusin

Could you imagine asking Charlie Trotter to make you a grilled cheese sandwich and potato chips? Or Rick Bayless to just make you a bowl of oatmeal?