Sepia

Sepia offers both lunch and dinner in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. Their wine program has received numerous accolades on the national level and the restaurant has received a one-star Michelin rating each consecutive year since 2011. The menu is product-driven, focusing on seasonal produce by local artisan farmers. Pasta, jams, chutneys and charcuterie…

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Publican Tavern

If you’re flying through O’Hare, you can squeeze one more Chicago restaurant into your itinerary by dining at Publican Tavern which is located in Terminal 3. Info Publican Tavern | O’Hare International Airport, Terminal 3, Chicago, IL Follow Me Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Flickr

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Three Dots and a Dash

The James Beard Foundation Awards are awards that recognize top culinary industry professionals in the United States. Category winners include: writers, media, chefs, service, beverage, restaurant designers and culinary educators. It’s an exciting time for any food enthusiast to be in the host city, which has been Chicago since 2015. Many food and beverage-related events, pop-ups and demos are…

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Boka Backyard BBQ

Boka hosted Shake Shack, Milk Bar Bakery and Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits for a backyard barbecue the week of the James Beard Awards ceremony. Guests feasted on pork tacos served in the kitchen and burgers on the patio. Inside were dessert stations, cocktails and a bluegrass band. Watch the Video Boka Backyard BBQ Info Boka | 1729…

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Elske

I was familiar with David Posey’s cooking talent from when he was chef de cuisine at Blackbird restaurant in Chicago. Back then, I didn’t follow restaurants or knew who was creating my dishes. I read the food section in the newspaper, a few magazine articles and lots of cookbooks. I went to eat where I was invited and discovered places when I…

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