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Author Archives: Tammy Green, Chicago Bites
The vegetarian Plate at Semiramis is full of favorites. If you’re in the mood for a wonderful Lebanese meal, you don’t have to spend that much or go that far to get it. Less than $20 and a large appetite … Continue reading
Be honest. Have you drooled over Chef Takashi Yagihashi’s food on Top Chef Masters this season? Me, too. Luckily, Chicago diners can turn off the television and head to either of Chef Takashi’s French-inspired Japanese restaurants in the city.
Cheering Team U.S.A. to victory is hard work and requires a great deal of fuel. Fortunately, it’s easy to find British cuisine in Chicago that meets Olympic standards.
Every Summer, Chicago is blessed with a few perfect days of sunshine and mild temperatures. You know when the ideal conditions have arrived because everyone with an appetite can be found dining al fresco. While there are great restaurants serving … Continue reading
When I need a sit-down lunch option, I seldom need to stray far from North Michigan Avenue to do it. The Mag Mile is dotted with restaurants that appeal to both tourists and locals alike. When I’m in the mood … Continue reading
From Nightwood to The Bedford, diners can nibble on the best of breakfast for dessert. Fortunately for the morning crowd, gourmet doughnuts are making their debut in stand-alone shops across the city. Doughnut Vault (401 1/2 North Franklin) is a … Continue reading
Rick Bayless, chef of Frontera Grill, Topolobampo and Xoco restaurants, takes a turn at entertaining his many fans in Cascabel, a love story set in a Mexican kitchen. The show sprinkles Bayless’ signature dishes between Cirque-du-Soleil-style segments and a healthy … Continue reading