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When I tell some people I’m taking a group of chefs and foodies to Havana, Cuba in the Spring, they look at me with surprise and more than a little suspicion. I know what they’re … Continue reading
Chicago foodies love to dine out for a good cause, and swanky dinners benefitting every charity imaginable draw the city’s movers and shakers every night of the week. But every once in … Continue reading
When I got out of my meeting, this email from the Indie Food Network was in my inbox: “A major cable network has approached the restaurant brokers at We Sell … Continue reading
I learned about the Food Lover’s Companion from a minor celebrity chef I worked with briefly, years ago. He turned out to be an arrogant asshole, and he didn’t last long at our restaurant. … Continue reading
“A gourmet who counts calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.” That’s my favorite quote from James Beard, larger-than-life culinarian, writer, and the Father of American Cuisine. I … Continue reading
“So, do you study at Le Cordon Bleu?” I asked the man sitting next to me. It was an idiotic question. He was wearing checked twill pants, a crisp white … Continue reading