Monday, July 12, 2010

Sunda Chef Is Sorta Moving On . . .

Sunda Executive Chef Rodelio Aglibot. (Photo: Sunda)

Rodelio Aglibot is so busy these days that he's leaving his full-time post as executive chef at popular Asian-fusion spot Sunda.

Aglibot tells 312DD that in two weeks, his role at Sunda will transition to "more of a consulting capacity" so he can work on various projects in Los Angeles and New York.

STAGE BITES: The Weekly Dining & Drinking Guide

Legendary rocker Pat Benatar performs at Northerly Island Sunday.

Every Monday look for the week's top performances paired with the best deals before and after the show:

Pat Benatar at Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island. Before there was Madonna, Lady Gaga and Rihanna, there was Pat Benatar—a true badass babe who needed no hype or props during performances. "Heartbreaker," "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" and "Life is a Battlefield" are only a few of her charttoppers we're looking forward to when she hits the stage this weekend. REO Speedwagon also headlines. 7pm Sunday. Get tickets here.

What You Should Be Doing Saturday for Lunch

Takashi Yagihashi takes part in a cooking demo at Macy's on State Saturday.

Chicago's own Takashi Yagihashi, of the eponymous Bucktown eatery, teams up with master sommelier Andrea Robinson for a rare Culinary Council event at Macy’s on State Street (111 N. State St., Lower Level).

The event happens noon Saturday, with the two pairing wine and seasonal dishes. It's also a chance to be one of the first to check out Robinson's new stemware, "The One," which can be used for both red and white wines.