Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Who's Got The Skills?!


With oysters so freaking popular right now, Frontier in Noble Square couldn't help but throw a big bash on National Oyster Day, on August 14.

And in addition to offering a number of specials (dozen oysters for $12; $10 oyster Po'Boys; $6 char-grilled oysters), they're hosting a contest to find out once and for all which restaurant employs the best oyster shucker in town.

Don't *&^%$#@#$%^ with Graham Elliot!

(Photo: Graham Elliot)

Uh, oh.

A Syracuse, N.Y., chef got into an online fight with Graham Elliot. What was he thinking?!

Here's how GE laid the smackdown on that a**.

Veerasway Temporarily Closed For 'Reconcept'

(Photo: Veerasway)

Apparently there's no need to worry if you recently passed by Veerasway and wondered why it was dark.

An Ultimate Insider tells 312DD that the Indian-focused resto in the West Loop is temporarily shuttered because it's reconcepting.

UPDATE: Looks like that spot will be joining the burger trend, according to Eater Chicago.

Chefs Unite For Epic Seafood Supper at L2O

L2O's main dining room. (Photo: L2O)

So, here's your ultimate seafood-focused dinner of the summer.

L2O teams up with Supreme Lobster for a Hawaiian-themed dinner prepared by some of the city's culinary stars.

The resto's top toques Francis Brennan and Matthew Kirkley, plus pastry chef Stephanie Prida, whip up a multi-course meal with Curtis Duffy (Avenues), Todd Stein (Florentine), Paul Virant (Perennial Virant, Vie) and Andrew Zimmerman (Sepia) to benefit the Hawaii Seafood Council.