Monday, November 8, 2010

Boka Restaurant Group Sweeps First-Ever Eater Chicago Awards

From left: Rob Katz, Giuseppe Tentori, Stephanie Izard, Ryan Poli, Kevin Boehm (Photo: Boka Restaurant Group)

The ceremony for Eater's first-ever awards for Chicago restaurants took place Monday in New York.

Alinea Chef Immortalized at Barney's NY

(Photo: Natasha Liberman)

Gold Coast luxury retailer Barneys New York just unveiled its Christmas window display, and guess who got his mug in the mix?!

He Won't Be Cooking, But It'll Still Sell Out!

(Photo: Rick Bayless)

Just got word that Rick Bayless (Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, Xoco), Art Smith (Table Fifty-Two) and Charlie Trotter (Charlie Trotter) will sit on a panel with Frank Bruni (writer for The New York Times Magazine and former Times restaurant critic) and talk about food at the Chicago Cultural Center.

The first-ever TimesTalks in Chicago: Chicago Chefs Live! happens 6:30-8pm on Nov. 19 and you can get the $25 tickets here.

The event is followed by a book sale and signing.

In Trouble Already?!


"Gastro smokehouse" Ole Hardwood opened in the South Loop the last week of October and is already having a few issues.