Kentucky native Chandra Ram, a Culinary Institute of America graduate and culinary editor of Plate Magazine, throws a party full of Southern charm Read more
The Art Institute is carving new space for architecture and design. Now it has found the man to fill it. Read more
Six Chicago artists—two emerging, two established, two mid-career—garnering attention today. Read more
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Superior cupcakes have been popping at bakeries all over town, including the most recent entry, Cupcakes, a shop in Lake View that devotes itself exclusively to the cute confection. We round up some favorites. Read more
Katharine Kuh, the Art Institute's illustrious first curator of modern art, tells her fascinating life story in a new memoir, out now, more than a decade after her death. Read more
Gillion Carrara, director of the Fashion Resource Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Read more
Tobacco meringues? Pliable chocolate pudding? Dessert menu designers are challenging our taste buds, and we asked four of the best what gets their creative juices flowing. Read more
Just in time for art season, four up-and-coming contemporary curators anoint a few rising stars. Read more