January 2011

I have a long-running list of food shops and restaurants that I want to try, and one restaurant on that list is Prairie Fire, with co-chefs Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris, who focus on quality and local ingredients in more casual preparations than in their Ritz-Carlton of Chicago days. So when Slow Food Chicago put […]


The new year is the start of a new season of eating. One meal that many say is the most important often gets the least attention, and that is breakfast. Sure, we’ve all greeted the morning with a luxurious egg dish, fancy French toast, or stack of fluffy pancakes. But who among us can eat […]