Chicago

As more and more foodies are sprouting an interest in healthier, more sustainable vegetable-centric cuisine, chefs across the country are serving up fresh new dishes that give produce the recognition...
The historical architecture that wraps around the bustling Chicago neighborhood of West Loop has gifted its residents with an impeccable atmosphere dripping in old-world flavor. In recent years, such...
Holiday brunch is a fine tradition, but like most traditions it is best enjoyed with a little something new. Here we offer 10 festive brunches—once-a-year menus cooked by acclaimed chefs, special...
Four new restaurants add to the dining luster of Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. Destination dining has taken a turn toward the urban, emerging in distinctly tight districts of revitalization...
From an intriguingly spiced pumpkin soup to a golden turkey smoked over hay and pinecones, the Thanksgiving feast is transformed in the hands of a creative chef. We asked 10 of the best across the...
In its November issue , Robb Report published a piece titled “ The Death of Fine Dining ,” claiming that “fine dining…is something no one cares about anymore.” In the same article, chef Eric Ripert...
Some of the country’s top mixologists are creating leisurely, omakase-style tasting menus that will astound even the most jaded drinkers.
Four of the country’s most celebrated Michelin three-star chefs are joining the casual-dining trend with exciting new spots of their own.
When El Bulli in Spain closed in 2012, many saw it as a death knell for modernist cuisine (FKA molecular gastronomy). The restaurant’s chef, Ferran Adrià, had become world-famous for pushing food to...
Sixteen builds its menu around local ingredients — some from the roof of its own building...
Michelin Two-Star restaurant at Trump International Hotel & Tower goes deep on ingredient studies...
Chicago’s dining scene has been dominated in recent times mostly by chef Grant Achatz and his modernist restaurant Alinea. In the last few years, however, other extraordinary dining rooms have...
Following the winter menu—Dining In Progress, which tracked the evolution of fine dining—the spring menu upholds the overall focus on “progress” as a guiding-theme for the year’s series of tasting...
The five-course dinner on May 1 will feature some of the Napa Valley winery’s best vintages.
The Lyric Opera of Chicago Wine Auction announces online catalogue and pre-bidding.
The simple yet artfully executed seafood dishes at the executive chef Matthew Kirkley ’s L2O restaurant in Chicago present a challenge to even discerning oenophiles—how to choose a wine that is bold...
When word spread that hotelier Ian Schrager had taken control of Chicago’s aging Ambassador East Hotel and its ground-floor restaurant, the Pump Room, the city collectively gasped. In the minds of...