Since the days of the South Side stockyards, Chicago has been known for its steak — and, in more modern times, its steakhouses.
A James Beard Award — often touted as the Oscar of the food world — is one of the highest achievements an American chef can attain. An annual celebration in honor of the nominees is held each May in New York but, for the first time in its 25-year history, the James Beard Foundation is […]
Chicago’s dining scene crisscrosses the globe, rife with restaurants offering Mediterranean cuisine, Spanish tapas, Brazilian meats — not to mention the countless meccas of Greek, Italian and Mexican fare.
This year’s James Beard Foundation Lifetime Achievement recipient Rich Melman is no rookie in the restaurant business.