Dining Archive

  • 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...

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  • Since 1888, Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. has served as one of Chicago’s leading beer distribution companies. Now entering its 125th year of operation, Glunz celebrates its female staff as they...

    Crafting Success

    Since 1888, Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. has served as one of Chicago’s leading beer distribution companies. Now entering its 125th year of operation, Glunz celebrates its female staff as they...

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  • Tre Soldi’s executive chef masters Roman cooking – and he’s never even been to Rome. Y’all ready to meet Texas native Brandon Wolff? After five years of training under Paul...

    Tre Soldi’s Brandon Wolff

    Tre Soldi’s executive chef masters Roman cooking – and he’s never even been to Rome. Y’all ready to meet Texas native Brandon Wolff? After five years of training under Paul...

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  • As the final days of summer approach, a ‘beerita’ is the perfect way to say adios to warm weather. Local mixologists are taking tequila to another level adding an unusual...

    ¡Tequila!

    As the final days of summer approach, a ‘beerita’ is the perfect way to say adios to warm weather. Local mixologists are taking tequila to another level adding an unusual...

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  • If you’re ever around the Avondale neighborhood, you might see long lines stretching around 3324 North California Avenue, without fail, every Monday through Saturday from 10:30am-4pm. These loyal crowds are...

    A Day with Doug Sohn

    If you’re ever around the Avondale neighborhood, you might see long lines stretching around 3324 North California Avenue, without fail, every Monday through Saturday from 10:30am-4pm. These loyal crowds are...

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  • Step Up Women’s Network will once again gather local chefs and notables, including Windy City Live’s Val Warner and Chris Johnson, star of ABC’s new Chicago-set show Betrayal, for Shine...

    Step Up Shine & Dine 2013

    Step Up Women’s Network will once again gather local chefs and notables, including Windy City Live’s Val Warner and Chris Johnson, star of ABC’s new Chicago-set show Betrayal, for Shine...

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  • Mimosas have long been a Sunday morning brunch staple, but local restaurant Theory and Owner Joel Sorinsky are taking the bubbly beverage one step further. “Our sorbet mimosas combine the...

    Sorbet Mimosas at Theory

    Mimosas have long been a Sunday morning brunch staple, but local restaurant Theory and Owner Joel Sorinsky are taking the bubbly beverage one step further. “Our sorbet mimosas combine the...

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  • “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...

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  • Mom may have said, “Don’t play with your food.” But we’re rule breakers experimenting with new recipes from restaurateur Karyn Calabrese’s Soak Your Nuts (Book Publishing Company, $19.95). This double-sided,...

    No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

    Mom may have said, “Don’t play with your food.” But we’re rule breakers experimenting with new recipes from restaurateur Karyn Calabrese’s Soak Your Nuts (Book Publishing Company, $19.95). This double-sided,...

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  • “Bring more than just food to the table.” Rick Bayless. The man needs no introduction. With just those two words, you’re probably thinking about the beloved tortas at XOCO (Mexican...

    Rick Bayless

    “Bring more than just food to the table.” Rick Bayless. The man needs no introduction. With just those two words, you’re probably thinking about the beloved tortas at XOCO (Mexican...

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