Archive for October 2017

Discover Rioja Wines and Cuisine at Omni Hotel Chicago

“A lot of chefs think that fine dining can only be Michelin-star type things. But hotels give a lot of diversity.” So says Chef Joshua Hasho, of 676 Restaurant in Omni Hotel Chicago. The 29-year-old chef who sharpened his culinary teeth at The French Laundry and once worked with the Ritz Carlton is quietly stirring... Read more »

JBF Greens hosts their best event yet at Prime & Provisions

Chef Joe Rizza, of Prime & Provisions, is a Chicago kid through and through. Unlike many city chefs, Rizza made the choice to train and get all his work experience right here in Chicago. Growing up in a family that was already ingrained in the restaurant business, his training started early. His formal training was... Read more »

Top Chef's Gail Simmons is "Bringing It Home" to Chicago

“I read Talking with My Mouth Full this past March while I was working in advertising and living my most miserable life,” I say to Gail Simmons (iconic judge on Top Chef, Food & Wine special projects director, and food writer) as I sit in my living room wearing pajamas on a cold and rainy Chicago Monday.... Read more »

Green City Market dinners at Travelle Kitchen + Bar

The food scene in Chicago is very different from the food scene in other big cities in that it highlights the food community. Chefs across our city are constantly involved in collaborations with each other as well as local farmers or producers. Small businesses are celebrated often and charitable efforts frequently bring together the biggest... Read more »