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Monteverde

Monteverde

Helmed by celebrity chef Sarah Grueneberg, Monteverde offers small Italian plates featuring pasta made by hand in the center of a lively West Loop space.

Chicago's Home of Chicken & Waffles

Southern comfort food is on the menu at Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles. Soul food favorites like fried or smothered chicken, sweet potatoes, collard greens, and of course waffles are served all day in a comfortable, family friendly atmosphere. You’ll find great service and a great price.

Chiya food

Chiya Chai

This Nepalese café has w wide variety of Chai teas to choose from. Complementing their teas, Chiya Chai offers a selection of food like savory pies, dumplings and curries.

Blogs

Butter
The World of Food: Butter

There are relatively few things in life that make just about anything better. But butter is surely one of them.

The Spoon
The Spoon

The earliest version of the spoon as we know it, which first surfaces in the Paleolithic era, may have been fashioned from a husk or shell as its “bowl,” affixed to a stick.

Victorian Christmas dessert
Victorian Christmas

The boar’s head in hand bring I, bedeck'd with bays and rosemary.”
--“The Boar’s Head Carol”

Chef with a glass of wine

Sit down at the table with David Manilow, creator of Check, Please!, as he explores the Chicago food and restaurant landscape with the unique personalities who have influenced it.

A chef in her restaurant

An original web series that profiles a diverse group of Chicago area restaurateurs, chefs, baristas, gin enthusiasts, and others. Meet the people who feed you.

Dishalicious show host in apron

Experience the culinary world — live and in-person — through the eyes of top Chicago chefs! Dishalicious is a fast-paced, live demonstration cooking show and event that’s fun and informative.

Discover the ways Chicago’s celebrity chefs unwind after they clock out of the kitchen. Get to know another side of these interesting personalities who — while known for their passion and work ethic in the kitchen — are fascinating and passionate people in their personal lives as well.