Graham Elliot, James Toland, Chuy Valencia, et al.: They’re out of the kitchen and out of control. Who’s to blame?
¡MEXTRAVAGANZA!: The best tacos, tortillas, seviches, queso fundido, ane more
BEBIDAS: Our favorite beer, wine, cocktails, hot chocolate, and more
GHOULISH GRUB: Eating eyeballs, brains, hearts, and other Halloween-appropriate internal organs
The dishes, drinks, and restaurants that make Chicago a Mexican food destination
MAN VERSUS CHEF: An ambitious restaurant offers an all-you-can-eat meal. A competitive eater eats all he can. And the winner is?
Street Smarts: We break down a $12 torta by Rick Bayless and a $6 counterpart by a guy you’ve never heard of
Carol Wallack reminisces about how a bad beach day changed her life from surfer girl to carrot peeler to restaurant doyenne of Sola. 3868 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-327-3868
Bob Djahanguiri The energetic Persian native who thrilled Chicagoans a generation ago with Toulouse and Yvette is back, this time with Old Town Brasserie Market and four-star chef Roland Liccioni in the kitchen. 1209 N. Wells St.; 312-943-0352
Emmanuel Nony and Kendal Duque unveil an instant classic