Dining Profiles Archive

  • The mind behind Mariano’s. The concept behind Mariano’s Fresh Market was designed with the consumer in mind: to deliver the highest quality products from around the world. CEO Robert Mariano opened his...

    Bob Mariano

    The mind behind Mariano’s. The concept behind Mariano’s Fresh Market was designed with the consumer in mind: to deliver the highest quality products from around the world. CEO Robert Mariano opened his...

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  • Over 15 years of teaching Chicagoans how to cook, this niche business still offers new and innovative lessons in 2013. When Shelley Young, founder/CEO, The Chopping Block, opened her niche business in...

    The Chopping Block

    Over 15 years of teaching Chicagoans how to cook, this niche business still offers new and innovative lessons in 2013. When Shelley Young, founder/CEO, The Chopping Block, opened her niche business in...

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  • Here are 12 perfect party venues to take the chill off winter. Winter is the perfect time for your annual party, whether it’s a social gathering or employee appreciation event....

    Planning a Special Occasion?

    Here are 12 perfect party venues to take the chill off winter. Winter is the perfect time for your annual party, whether it’s a social gathering or employee appreciation event....

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  • Celebrity chef Fabio Viviani has partnered up with Chicago’s DineAmic Group to open Siena Tavern in River North, slated to open early this year. “We’re bringing the best of Italy...

    Chef Fabio Viviani’s New Dining Digs

    Celebrity chef Fabio Viviani has partnered up with Chicago’s DineAmic Group to open Siena Tavern in River North, slated to open early this year. “We’re bringing the best of Italy...

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  • The renowned chef discusses the opening of his new restaurant and more. There’s nothing more exciting than a star chef opening his own restaurant, infusing all the knowledge he’s learned...

    New Beginnings: Curtis Duffy

    The renowned chef discusses the opening of his new restaurant and more. There’s nothing more exciting than a star chef opening his own restaurant, infusing all the knowledge he’s learned...

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  • The incredible non-profit feeds its participants more than good food. People walk into Inspiration Café looking for a way out. They’ve lost their job and don’t have access to daily...

    Inspiration Cafe

    The incredible non-profit feeds its participants more than good food. People walk into Inspiration Café looking for a way out. They’ve lost their job and don’t have access to daily...

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  • Kevin Boehm and Rob Katz pioneered the chef-driven restaurant concept that has Chicago, and the rest of the country, begging for more. Stephanie Izard’s Girl & the Goat, Giuseppe Tentori’s...

    Kevin Boehm & Rob Katz

    Kevin Boehm and Rob Katz pioneered the chef-driven restaurant concept that has Chicago, and the rest of the country, begging for more. Stephanie Izard’s Girl & the Goat, Giuseppe Tentori’s...

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  • Restaurateur Rohini Dey, owner of Vermilion,  shares her holiday traditions. The scene illuminates a soothing glow. Night falls and houses flicker colorful candle hues lining each windowsill. Inside her home,...

    Diwali Meets Thanksgiving

    Restaurateur Rohini Dey, owner of Vermilion,  shares her holiday traditions. The scene illuminates a soothing glow. Night falls and houses flicker colorful candle hues lining each windowsill. Inside her home,...

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  • Learn how keep up with the latest trends and demands. Bloggers, publicists and restaurateurs repeatedly use the phrase, “Not yo’ mama’s” when talking about the latest product, new hip bar...

    The Challenge of Catering to Change

    Learn how keep up with the latest trends and demands. Bloggers, publicists and restaurateurs repeatedly use the phrase, “Not yo’ mama’s” when talking about the latest product, new hip bar...

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  • A conversation with the latest and last sibling to enter into the restaurant biz. If you don’t know Molly Melman, you should. She’s the force behind the next generation of...

    Molly Melman

    A conversation with the latest and last sibling to enter into the restaurant biz. If you don’t know Molly Melman, you should. She’s the force behind the next generation of...

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