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Chicago's top culinary stars honored at Jean Banchet Awards 2017

Alpana Singh, Jared Batson and Ji Suk Yi.
Over 400 culinary enthusiasts gathered at the 2017 Jean Banchet Awards on Sunday, January 15th at Venue Six10 on South Michigan Avenue. Presented by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence are the only Chicago-based awards ceremony that recognize culinary originality and talent throughout the region. Guests were greeted with a... Read more »

The Joffrey Ballet's new Nutcracker is a love letter to Chicago

The Joffrey Ballet's new Nutcracker is a love letter to Chicago
I’m no Chris Jones or Hedy Weiss but I sure know a hit when I see one and The Joffrey Ballet’s new Nutcracker, choreographed by Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon, is a blockbuster. When I first heard that the Joffrey was reworking its traditional Nutcracker, I was very concerned as I was a great fan of... Read more »