Posts tagged "Rick Bayless"

Mexican President Felipe Calderon's visit brings attention to Arizona immigration law, the drug war and even Rick Bayless

Photo from Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon was in Washington, D.C. for a two-day visit with his wife and First Lady Margarita Zavala. You probably heard Rick Bayless was the chef for the official state dinner. And you also may have heard how the normally flawless Lynn Sweet mistakenly reported that Bayless Tweeted from inside... Read more »

It's too easy to label someone a racist

There’s a lot of name-calling going on out there. Rush Limbaugh called Sonia Sotomayor a reverse racist. Fox commentator Glenn Beck called Barack Obama a racist Some debated on Chicago Now’s “An Improvised Blog” whether John Hughes was a racist for not having more people of color in his films and for creating a stereotypical... Read more »

Why is Rick Bayless the expert on Mexican cuisine when he isn't even Mexican?

I’ve noticed Rick Bayless everywhere lately on television and in magazines. He’s considered the leading chef of Mexican cuisine in Chicago and probably the nation and the chef at Frontera Grill and Topolobampo in Chicago. I tried each of his restaurants once. And the food was great, but I never went back. Something just bugged... Read more »