Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Where-Are-They-Now Look At Former Trotter Staffers

Illustration via John Ueland/Crain's Chicago Business

If you cannot see the names, go here.

The coolest tribute I've seen thus far . . .

What Your Favorite Chefs Are Up To . . .

Former Japonais chef Gene Kato is moonlighting at Red Violet. (Photo via Time Out Chicago)

A recent dinner at one of my all-time favorites in the city brought an unexpected joy: the Red Curry Biscuit at Blackbird.

Chef David Posey pairs it with roasted lobster, but on this particular evening, we were only interested in that biscuit. You know how spots like Balena and Vera are now charging $3-$7 for bread service?! Yeah, it was that good.

The biscuit was infused with just enough curry to give it kick, but still maintained that familiar buttermilk flavor.

Here are some other cool things chefs are doing around town: