dining profiles Archive

  • April showers bring…creativity to the kitchen on days you’d rather stay in? Fortunately, Shelley Young, founder/CEO, The Chopping Block, can help you cook delicious dishes using whatever’s usually in the...

    Rainy Day Recipes

    April showers bring…creativity to the kitchen on days you’d rather stay in? Fortunately, Shelley Young, founder/CEO, The Chopping Block, can help you cook delicious dishes using whatever’s usually in the...

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  • We love getting to know Chicago foodies. And in this TCWmag.com exclusive, The Squared Circle’s Lisa Marie Varon and Coco Pazzo/Coco Pazzo Cafe/Tre Soldie’s Jack Weiss tell us about their...

    A Toast to Foodie Favorites

    We love getting to know Chicago foodies. And in this TCWmag.com exclusive, The Squared Circle’s Lisa Marie Varon and Coco Pazzo/Coco Pazzo Cafe/Tre Soldie’s Jack Weiss tell us about their...

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  • The Eli’s Cheesecake legacy thrives. Marc Schulman is the ultimate Chicago food industry veteran. He’s perhaps the largest cream cheese buyer this side of the Mississippi (a must if you’re...

    Marc Schulman

    The Eli’s Cheesecake legacy thrives. Marc Schulman is the ultimate Chicago food industry veteran. He’s perhaps the largest cream cheese buyer this side of the Mississippi (a must if you’re...

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  • An incredible pair. Michael Kornick began working as a chef in 1985. Nearly three decades later, he’s one of Chicago’s longest-running restaurateurs along with his business partner, David Morton. The...

    Ada Street’s Michael Kornick & Zoe Schor

    An incredible pair. Michael Kornick began working as a chef in 1985. Nearly three decades later, he’s one of Chicago’s longest-running restaurateurs along with his business partner, David Morton. The...

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  • Southern Comfort – In the heart of Chicago. “Who’s next?” A server at MacArthur’s Restaurant keeps guests moving swiftly as a new wave of patrons pile into the lobby, waiting patiently in...

    MacArthur’s

    Southern Comfort – In the heart of Chicago. “Who’s next?” A server at MacArthur’s Restaurant keeps guests moving swiftly as a new wave of patrons pile into the lobby, waiting patiently in...

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  • 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 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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