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Where to Dine Gluten-Free in Chicago Restaurants

To Eat, Travel

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemail Last month, my cousin Kristin came to visit Brad and me for a weekend. She goes to University of Alabama and because she grew up in New York City, was clearly craving an urban adventure in the Midwest.…

Where to Get the Best Fried Chicken in Chicago

Featured, To Eat, Travel

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemail This past fall, I began writing for Chef Magazine, a trade publication for chefs and foodservice professionals.  My most recent story ‘Let’s Play Chicken‘ was about some the ways that chefs across the country are putting their own…


Chicago: Tacos & Ceviche at Cantina 1910 – NOW CLOSED

To Do, To Eat, Travel

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemailLocated in Andersonville, Cantina 1910 is a Mexican restaurant that merges the diverse cuisine of Mexico with the bounty of Midwestern farms and producers to innovate traditional Mexican dishes.  Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemail…

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How-To: Make the Perfect Spice Rub for Barbecue Ribs

Food, How-To

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemailThough a lot of people think the world’s best barbecue is in Kansas City, we found the secret to the best spice rub in Chicago’s Wrigleyville neighborhood at Old Crow Smokehouse. Chef Tony Scruggs is a self-taught chef who…

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Butternut and Acorn Squash Ravioli at Trattoria No. 10

Chicago, Cities, Food

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemailI used to pass Trattoria No. 10, an Italian restaurant in Chicago’s theater district, every day on my way to work. Located below street level, this charming place has a cozy and comfortable vibe, just as appealing for a business dinner as…