Potatoes are hardly the most fragile vegetable on the planet. Still, even they need a little TLC. Wash, dry, and keep them in a cool, dark place. Never leave them in a bag (or next to onions) or they’ll spoil quickly. That’s how Mark Newman (Ballaro) handles the potatoes he poaches in olive oil for … Read more
Ahead of the Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center, one of the creatures stopped by Millennium Park.
He was living in a van in L.A. when inspiration struck.
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John Asbaty (3 Arts Club Café) sources superfresh, chemical-free eggs from Moore Family Farm (Watseka, Illinois) to make his simple but amazing scramble. He plates the eggs with perfectly ripe, buttery-textured avocado and pillowy soft toast that’s slightly crisp on the edges. It’s all an embarrassment of riches. Josh Asbaty’s Scrambled Eggs with Avocado and … Read more