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Top 10 Chicago chefs’ recipes for 2011

Our top 10 recipes from Chicago chefs.

Chicago fetes Beaujolais Nouveau 2011

Beaujolais Nouveau 2011, the first young wine made this season in the Beaujolais region of France, goes on sale at the stroke of midnight the morning the third Thursday of November with great celebration around the world. Here are a few places that will be pouring it in Chicagoland beginning Nov. 17. Mon Ami Gabi, […]

Eat this! 5 great fall recipes from Chicago restaurants

There’s frost on the windows and a chill in the air. Warm up with these hearty recipes from Chicagoland chefs. Lentils and fennel with sausage, 3 Vines Cafe, Sleepy Hollow. Feijoada, Brazilian black bean stew, Texas de Brazil, River North and Schaumburg. La calabeza rellena, oven-roasted acorn squash stuffed with artichokes, green peas, chile de […]

Eat this! Lentils, a prehistoric foodstuff

What it is: Lentils, Lens ensculenta, are small nutty tasting legumes or pulses. Round, oval or heart-shaped, they’re most commonly brown or green, but also grow in black, yellow, red and orange varieties. Used in cuisines around the world, lentils are high in protein and popular in vegetarian cookery. Where it comes from: As a […]