featured-dining Archive

  • Fortune Fish & Gourmet Marketing Manager/Seafood Sustainability Coordinator Stacy Schultz says she’s been “involved with fish” ever since she was a kid. She grew up on Lake Huron and, more...

    The Fishy Career of Stacy Schultz

    Fortune Fish & Gourmet Marketing Manager/Seafood Sustainability Coordinator Stacy Schultz says she’s been “involved with fish” ever since she was a kid. She grew up on Lake Huron and, more...

    Continue Reading...

  • The executive chef/partner gives us a peek into the crossroads of culinary fashion. With almost 20 years of experience  and training from three-star Michelin restaurant Joël Robuchon in Las Vegas,...

    Tru’s Anthony Martin

    The executive chef/partner gives us a peek into the crossroads of culinary fashion. With almost 20 years of experience  and training from three-star Michelin restaurant Joël Robuchon in Las Vegas,...

    Continue Reading...

  • Six years ago, Amy Arnold was paralyzed with anxiety and afraid to leave her house. “I didn’t leave for two solid years,” she says, as she was naturally shy and...

    Amy Arnold’s Journey to Success

    Six years ago, Amy Arnold was paralyzed with anxiety and afraid to leave her house. “I didn’t leave for two solid years,” she says, as she was naturally shy and...

    Continue Reading...

  • The Hearty Boys and Gale Gand collide to make the world a tastier place. A few blocks away from Wrigley Field, you’ll find chef Dan Smith and mixologist Steve McDonagh...

    SpritzBurger

    The Hearty Boys and Gale Gand collide to make the world a tastier place. A few blocks away from Wrigley Field, you’ll find chef Dan Smith and mixologist Steve McDonagh...

    Continue Reading...

  • It was a brutally cold day when Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer and I made Bostock Brioche (aka twice-baked brioche) together. The French Pastry School was closed due to subzero temps and,...

    Baking with Chef Pfeiffer

    It was a brutally cold day when Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer and I made Bostock Brioche (aka twice-baked brioche) together. The French Pastry School was closed due to subzero temps and,...

    Continue Reading...

  • Diet fads and foods may come and go but steak is forever, as local restaurateurs, meat purveyors, dieticians and psychologists help Chicagoans eat more mindfully. With two-thirds of Americans overweight,...

    Let Them Eat Steak

    Diet fads and foods may come and go but steak is forever, as local restaurateurs, meat purveyors, dieticians and psychologists help Chicagoans eat more mindfully. With two-thirds of Americans overweight,...

    Continue Reading...

  • HOW TO CATER ANY EVENT French writer Michel de Montaigne once said, “The art of dining well is no slight art.” He spoke those words over 400 years ago, yet...

    Food, Wine & Thou

    HOW TO CATER ANY EVENT French writer Michel de Montaigne once said, “The art of dining well is no slight art.” He spoke those words over 400 years ago, yet...

    Continue Reading...

  • City Winery Beverage Director Rachel Driver Speckan reinforces the fact that there’s no better pairing than wine and the holidays. ‘Tis the season for indecision. With wine shops offering endless...

    Toast the Season

    City Winery Beverage Director Rachel Driver Speckan reinforces the fact that there’s no better pairing than wine and the holidays. ‘Tis the season for indecision. With wine shops offering endless...

    Continue Reading...

  • Cooking with NoMI Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche. Some call it luck, others call it fate. Ryan LaRoche credits the latter for becoming a chef. His first taste of the biz...

    Sous Chef for a Day

    Cooking with NoMI Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche. Some call it luck, others call it fate. Ryan LaRoche credits the latter for becoming a chef. His first taste of the biz...

    Continue Reading...

  • “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” After proving her skill set and work ethic at Southern Wine & Spirits, Josephine Terlato became the fourth generation family member to work at Terlato...

    Josephine Terlato

    “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” After proving her skill set and work ethic at Southern Wine & Spirits, Josephine Terlato became the fourth generation family member to work at Terlato...

    Continue Reading...