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Narcissa, Upon Reflection

Tarajia Morrell | Posted 05.04.2014 | Taste
Tarajia Morrell

A pierced poached farm egg poured by our server into a bowl of earthy forest mushrooms and wonderful clean chayote became a rich potage; with toast points, I'd happily eat this every day for breakfast.

Art Rules

Paul Klein | Posted 03.07.2012 | Chicago
Paul Klein

2012-01-06-pullquote.jpgOne of my latest fascinations is how artists use rules -- constraints or systems -- in the process of making their art.

WATCH: A Restaurant Is Given 9 Months To Live

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Find. Eat. Drink.

Michelin-starred chef John Fraser (Dovetail), along with a creative team, will change the menu and the entire decor of the restaurant every month, until the building is demolished in June. And then, it will be history.

The 2011 Michelin Guide Announcements

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Josh Ozersky

Although I found the Michelin Guide to be somewhat baffling, the chefs who were granted stars clearly felt otherwise, and they expressed themselves to me emphatically.

How One Chef Is Moving Vegetables Center Stage

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Chris Elam

Chef John Fraser is the chef/owner of Dovetail, awarded 3-stars by the New York Times. What really separates Fraser, for me, is his desire to encourage his diners to really think about what they're eating.

Chicago's Fall Art Season Starts Now

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

There are a lot of shows opening - and the ones I'm writing about are just the tip of the iceberg. Go out and find out for yourself. And even if you disagree with me, you're certain to find a lot you'll like.