Sunday, February 10, 2013

Chicago Restaurant Week Extended—For Several Spots Around Town

Chicago q chef/partner Lee Ann Whippen (Photo: Chicago q)

If you thought Chicago Restaurant Week ended Feb. 10, think again. As with each year, it's so successful at so many spots that they've decided to extend an extra few days.

The deal, of course, is prix-fixe; $22 for lunch or $33/$44 for dinner.

Here's who is participating thus far:

And The Winners Are . . . Jean Banchet Awardees Revealed!

Acadia chef/owner Ryan McCaskey at the annual Banchet awards. (Photo: 312 Dining Diva)

The Jean Banchet awards—the highlight of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's annual Grand Chefs Gala—happened Friday. That's the most glorious time of the year for Chicago's culinary community as they honor the best in the biz.

Here are the winners (indicated by asterisk):