Try as you might to give cooking a crack for the holidays, it’s easier to have someone else do the job. Enter The Argonaut, a new catering company that specializes in oyster bars. Professional shuckers come out to your home to prepare the goods (starting at $40), which are sourced sustainably from both coasts. Options also include lobster, crab, caviar, shellfish, and an especially dreamy house-cured...
Chef Carlos Gaytan resurfaces in Chicago with three new Mexican concepts
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Logan Square lands Superkhana International and its creative twist on traditional Indian cuisine
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Chocolate fans, it’s time to think pink. Ruby, discovered by chocolatier Barry Callebaut, is a breakthrough made from the ruby cocoa bean, which grows in Ecuador, Brazil, and the Ivory Coast. It has a berry fruitiness, luscious smoothness, and a photograph-me rosy hue. Taste it Friday and Saturday nights at the Chocolate Bar at Peninsula Chicago, where pastry chef Dimitri Fayard finesses it in creations...
A new Wicker Park restaurant plunges into the French seaside