Mar 19, 2014
The James Beard Foundation Awards announcements yesterday showed a scene that's strong on one side, not very strong on the other.
by Michael Gebert
Food Chain, Food & Drink, James Beard Foundation Awards, Blackbird, The Publican, Paul Kahan, David Posey, Dana Cree, One Off Hospitality, Donnie Madia, Jimmy Bannos Jr., The Purple Pig, Curtis Duffy, Grace, Spiaggia, Topolobampo, Jacquy Pfeiffer, Paul Virant, Vie, Next, Dave Beran, Andrew Zimmerman, Sepia
Food & Drink,
Food & Drink Feature,
Mar 5, 2014
Culinary icons from Paul Kahan to Rick Bayless, Grant Achatz to Matthias Merges, Ina Pinkney to Homaro Cantu have forged unlikely relationships with brands such as Nestle, Kraft, and Lean Cuisine. The results might surprise you.
by Mike Sula
Food & Drink Feature, chefs, Paul Kahan, Rick Bayless, Grant Achatz, Matthias Merges, Ina Pinkney, Homaro Cantu, food industry, food brands, Nestle, Kraft, Lean Cuisine, snackpicks.com, Kellogg's, recipes, Alinea, Nick Kokonas, restaurant chefs, chefs, Trio, recipe development, brainstorming, focus groups, product evaluations, United Airlines, McDonald's, Taco Bell, KFC, National Pork Board, Dairy Management Inc., Tony Mantuano, Nutrisystem, Quaker, Burger King, test kitchens, marketing, frozen food, Lean Cuisine's Culinary Roundtable, Lucien Vendôme, Nestle's Stouffer's Hotels, consulting, product development, chef technologists, mass production, Donnie Madia, Topolobampo, 7-Layer Burrito, One Off Hospitality, Blackbird, Avec, Big Star, The Violet Hour, The Publican, Publican Quality Meats, Nico Osteria, Claudia Sutherland, ideation, flavor, ingredients, research and development, food science, menus, creativity, Kraft Foods, Rob Levitt, The Butcher & Larder, nondisclosure agreements, Harry Crane, Le Titi De Paris, airline food, Kendall College, Kantha Shelke, processed foods, transparency, Corvus Blue, research, Healthy Choice, Cargill, Land O'Lakes, Hillshire Farm, avocado, Seana Monahan, avocado, chocolate, Yusho, Billy Sunday, A10, Charlie Trotter's, Cuisine Solutions, Gate Gourmet, food manufacturing, sous vide method, Thomas Keler, Daniel Boulud, Charlie Trotter, Polyscience, Philip Preston, immersion circulators, Moto, Cantu Designs, General Mills, Hampton Creek Foods, Chris Jones, Whole Foods, Just Mayo, prototypes
Arts & Culture,
Feb 23, 2012
"Charles James: Deconstructed," the Poetry Foundation, and
by Drew Hunt and Joey Jachowski
Culture Vultures, Emma Batia Arnold, Tres Awesome, New York Fashion Week, Charles James, Chicago History Museum, Donnie Madia, Publican Quality Meats, Poetry Foundation, Cheryl Pope, Albany Park Theater Project
Dec 16, 2011
A new coffee-table book on Chicago restaurant history
by Mike Sula
Gift Week, Food Chain, Food & Drink, Variations on a Theme, Chicago's Classic Restaurants, Neal Samors, Eric Bronsky, Chicago's Classic Restaurants: Past, Present and Future, Penny Pollack, Rich Melman, Lettuce Entertain You, Paul Kahan, Donnie Madia, Rick Bayless, Kevin Boehm, Rob Katz, Girl & the Goat, Blackbird
Food & Drink,
Mar 31, 2011
After 14 years, and with a new chef, Paul Kahan's restaurant soars
News & Features,
Jan 6, 2011
Artist Tyrue "Slang" Jones cries foul after his Violet Hour painting vanishes.
by Deanna Isaacs
The Arts, Tyrue "Slang" Jones, Violet Hour, Tyrue Jones, Donnie Madia, Terry Alexander, Peter Garfield, Blackbird, Avec, Big Star, Danny's Tavern, the Publican, Sonotheque, Ray "CRO" Noland, Ray Noland, Emily Woodworth, Nick Goettling, Slang, The Violet Hour, murals
Feb 18, 2010
Semifinalists for the James Beard Awards have been announced, and just like in spring, some perennials pop up.
by Mike Sula
Food Chain, Food & Drink, James Beard Awards, semifinalists, Chicago chefs, Donnie Madia, Rich Melman, Josh Adams, June restaurant, Paul Kahan, Jean Joho, Lettuce Entertain You, Peoria Heights, Blackbird, Avec, the Publican, Big Star, blogsherpa, Everest, Les Nomades, Cibo Matto, Pelago, Mindy Segal, Hot Chocolate, Alinea, NoMi, Brian Duncan, Bin 36, Alpana Singh, Spiaggia, Michael Carson, Schwa, Curtis Duffy, Avenues, Koren Grieveson, Avec, Bill Kim, Urban Belly, Chris Nugent, Arun Sampanthavivat, Arun's, Bruce Sherman, North Pond, Giuseppe Tentori, Boka, Paul Virant, Vie
Nov 19, 2009
What to expect from the Sonotheque space in its new life as a Beauty Bar
by Miles Raymer
Music Column, Sonotheque, Empty Bottle, Beauty Bar, Bruce Finkelman, Pete Toalson, Paul Devitt, Terry Alexander, Donnie Madia, Joe Bryl, Big Star, business, clubland, venues
Nov 14, 2009
The reopened Sprout, plus Big Star, DMK Burger, and other restaurants too new to review.
by Kate Schmidt
Food Chain, Food & Drink, Sprout, Dale Levitski, Sara Nguyen, Top Chef, Big Star, Terry Alexander, Donnie Madia, Paul Kahan, Michael Rubel, Violet Hour, DMK Burger Bar, Michael Kornick, David Morton, Katakana, Manghal, Melanthios Greek Char House, Sushi Taigo, DeColores, Cupcake Gallery
Oct 7, 2008
No more honky-tonk bingo or people-watching at the Pontiac.