Friday, August 31, 2012

Sun-Times Food Critic, Next Restaurant Owner Take Jabs At Rockit Owner Billy Dec on Twitter

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This is ruthless and funny.

Oh, yeah. Here's Billy's dessert.

Chicago Gourmet's 'Dine Around' Program Returns With Opportunity To Earn Free Ticket To Event

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Chow down on some of Tavernita's small-plate dishes during "Dine Around." (Photo: Tavernita)

Here's your chance to earn a free ticket to Bon App├ętit's Chicago Gourmet, happening Sept. 29-30 in Millennium Park.

All you have to do to get one is chow down at some of the 70-plus participating Dine Around restaurants Sept. 1-30. They're encouraging diners to visit up to five spots, and spend a minimum of $35 at each. Keep those receipts (!!), and redeem them at Chicago Gourmet's registration table for a general admission ticket for one day.

Remember Boka's Upcoming Old Rip Van Winkle Bourbon/Three Floyds Brewing Dinner?!

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It sold out in less than 40 minutes when tickets went on sale Tuesday.

Wow.

Moto Chef Wants To Grow $1,000 Truffles In-House

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French Perigord Truffle.

This is kind of sweet and decadent, and if Moto can pull this off, it will take the West Loop restaurant to a different level.

From chef/owner Homaro Cantu: