At Rickshaw Republic, “embrace the glorious cacophony…that is the essence of Indonesian cuisine.”
Kuma’s Too foregoes the wait of the original without sacrificing the flavor—but at what cost?
Logan Square’s new pizza joint Reno experiments with wood-fired bagels and spinach salad.
Fat Rice has the pickles, but does it have the heart?
While Antique Taco doesn’t reinvent the wheel, its fiery bowl of Chorizo Chili and its Chicken Tinga tacos, among other signature dishes, put Big Star to shame.
If you like goat and good burgers, then as far as diners are concerned, Little Goat may be the place for you.
Irvington BBQ spot irrefutably smokes out competition with its many meats.
Don’t let the fancy appetizers distract you: Slurping Turtle is ramen heaven.
If you’re looking for high-brow yet greasy diner grub and aesthetically pleasing interior decor, Au Cheval is for you.
If equal parts greasy and delicious is what you want in your Korean fusion, look elsewhere than Belly Q.
Ice cream, froyo, soft serve, y’all best watch your backs.
Develop a relationship with your local pie dealer at Pleasant House Bakery.
Franks ‘n Dogs in Lincoln Park serves designer hot dogs, but at a price.
Japanese restaurant in Chinatown is quite the tasty treat.
Publican Quality Meats, part grocer/butcher shop/restaurant, will satisfy every craving.
Vera’s food ultimately doesn’t deliver.
‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’ is mawkish with its use of 9/11.
Bill Kim’s latest Belly venture is a hit.
Despite the critical acclaim of Stephanie Izard’s restaurant, Birreria Zaragosa is the better ‘goat.’
At Lillie’s Q, sauce is indeed the boss, saving the meat from the brink of utter disaster.
Overall, nothing particularly spectacular, but I won’t obnoxiously pretend that the meal was beyond salvation, as in the end our chopping boards were stained with burger juices and nothing more.
The Doughnut Vault truly is a depository of deliciousness.
What’s in the name of a restaurant? Sometimes a lot more than you’d expect.
Where’s the beef? Not at the Green Zebra
The revolution with be televised…shamelessly
The double letdown
Set phasers to “Yum!”
Finding Chicago’s best pork products.
Small scale with big taste.
The Tao of Michael Pollan
Watch and learn from kitchen catastrophes
Avoiding the horrors of Turducken and its affiliates
Bacon is the herald of culinary indulgence.