Food and Restaurants

Chicago boasts a vibrant and internationally-renowned restaurant scene. Read the latest news and updates from the dining world.

Being their own boss is key for these business owners, but also being there for their kids is just as important.
Knowing how you want to cook it or use it in your favorite recipe will help you choose the right kind.
The city is hosting its first World Coffee Championships — or the “coffee Olympics,” as one organizer put it — which cover a variety of java jousts, from tasting to brewing and latte art.
As executive chef at the old Chicago Stadium and the United Center in the early 1990s, he cooked for athletes and their families as well as team owners. He later headed the kitchen for Smith & Wollensky and also worked at Chicago Cut Steakhouse.
Michael’s Original Pizzeria & Tavern in Uptown was the only Chicago pizzeria to break into the Top 10 on the list.
The Chicagoan quit a career in sales to pursue his dream of being a chef.
The governor announced the second phase of the Illinois Grocery Initiative, which includes a round of grant funding for new grocers in food deserts.
The opening day for the market featured double the number of early season vendors, many of whom sold out in the market’s first few hours as crowds flocked to purchase farm fresh produce.
Lou Malnati’s joins with Mike’s Hot Honey for a new take on deep-dish.
Seventeen local eateries/chefs had been nominated as semifinalists earlier this year.
Pashman — a James Beard Award winner and Webby Award-winning podcaster behind The Sporkful — got to work creating mind-bending pasta dishes,.
Americans’ appetite for noodles is substantial — to the tune of 5.95 billion pounds of them consumed each year.
Understanding the different labels on egg cartons can be confusing with some descriptions even misleading, according to experts.
A stretch of Clark Street between Grand Avenue and Kinzie Street has been a hotbed for Chicago’s outdoor dining program, but its future remains uncertain.
Offering “high-fidelity sound [and] creative Korean American cuisine,” the casual bar and restaurant will be retrofitted into what previously was their Parachute restaurant on Elston Avenue.
The company wants to support what it calls the silent majority of ketchup lovers by placing small ketchup-dispensing billboards outside restaurants that don’t serve the brand.
With Easter around the corner, chocolate makers and food businesses are feeling the impact of soaring global cocoa prices, which is also hitting consumers.
Unite Here Local 1, representing the workers at the Signature Room and its lounge, said in a lawsuit in October the employer failed to give 60 days notice of a closing or mass layoff, violating state law.
The market is holding a “dry run” on Sunday, April 7, at its temporary location on Kedzie Avenue, between the monument and Fullerton Avenue, before the market opens on May 12.
McDonald’s plans to make original glazed, chocolate iced with sprinkles and filled chocolate iced doughnuts available daily in a rollout that the company says will run through 2026 at its 13,500 U.S. locations.