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.
Five years ago, childhood friends David Morton and Chef Michael Kornick found a common interest in the aspiration to build a collection of high-quality, value-driven neighborhood restaurants that celebrated Chicago, community and, of course, the culinary arts.
Alpana Singh never slows down. Just two years ago, the former “Check, Please!” host opened the doors to The Boarding House, a glittering River North restaurant; last fall, she appeared as a judge on Food Network’s “Food Truck Face Off”; and her latest venture, Seven Lions, opens soon on Michigan...
This time it’s personal for Kevin Hickey. The chef spent 20 years with the Four Seasons Group and currently heads up Bottlefork Bar & Kitchen, but his newest venture with Rockit Ranch Productions is truly homemade.