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Italian Village’s Feast of the Seven Fishes, a holiday highlight that basks in tradition

The annual Christmas Eve prix fixe Feast of the Seven Fishes is a seafood-heavy delight.

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Baker Miller debuts new soufflé-inspired pumpkin pie

The new egg-free recipe, featuring cream steeped with bay leaves, is part of their in-demand holiday lineup of baked goods.

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Born out of frustration, Hexe Coffee Co. aims to please with coffee, edgy desserts

The seeds — or rather beans — for Hexe Coffee were planted because owner Parker Slade was tired of spending more money than he wanted to on hot beverages.

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Fry the Coop flies high on the fried chicken sandwich craze

Villa Park native Joe Fontana will be opening his fourth Fry the Coop in West Town soon. The restaurants feature Fontana’s take on Nashville fried chicken.

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Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods: A culinary slice of chef’s New Orleans childhood

Ina Mae, at 1415 N. Wood St. in Wicker Park, is the restaurant Chef Jupiter always dreamed of: cooking the Cajun and Creole food of his childhood.

Paneer pinwheel, served at Rooh, is made with red pepper makhani, fenugreek, butter powder, and peperoncino. | Brian Rich/Sun-Times
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Rooh shapes local ingredients into the flavors of faraway India

Eager to expand the definition of the cuisine, ambitious executive chef Sujan Sarkar practices a versatile cooking style he calls "freestyle Indian."

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DMen Tap struts German street food cred

The Avondale bar, at 2849 W. Belmont Ave., is known for its döner kebabs and currywurst.

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Kie-Gol-Lanee aces tamales, Oaxacan cuisine

The Uptown restaurant made the prestigious Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand list for 2020.

Tortelli, zucchini, casarecce, and chiusoni pastas served at Tortello.
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Tortello’s handmade pasta a thrill to eat, watch being made

Owner Dario Monni, who grew up eating pasta everyday, flew in experts from Italy to train his employees how to incorporate old world traditional techniques using imported flour from Italy.

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Ji’s Pick: Perilla: Korean American Fare

I do dread when I’m asked what my favorite Korean restaurant is. But if I had to really choose a great place for Korean, I would recommend Perilla: Korean American Fare.