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Tribune criticThose of you who had "before June" in the when-will-Andrew-Brochu-leave-The-Monarch pool, collect your winnings. The highly regarded chef, whose resume includes three years with Grant Achatz at Alinea and who earned two Michelin stars for his work at...
Tags: The Aviary, Michelin Group, Graham Elliot, Alinea
EL Ideas has been playing to full houses since it opened in July 2011. That would be a nice achievement for any operation, but given the quirky experience chef and owner Phillip Foss offers, it's positively miraculous. Dinners cost $145, prepaid, tip...
Tags: Breads, Phil Vettel, Greektown, Pilsen, Dining and Drinking
At last, after great deliberation and much wringing of hands, David Manilow made a decision. White smoke rose from a pipe outside the window of his Lincoln Park office. He adjusted the zipper on his navy blue garment, splayed his hands on a conference...
Rodrick Markus reached for the top shelf of a metal cabinet at the back of his office. "I know, I know, I know," he said to himself. His fingers worked across a row of jars and stopped at a tall glass cylinder. I had asked him about rare ingredients. Rare...
Tags: Cilantro, Dining and Drinking, Verrier, Graham Elliot, Tru
Tribune reporterAndrew Brochu is the new chef at Graham Elliot’s flagship restaurant. Brochu’s hiring, which will be announced to staff this afternoon at the Gallery District restaurant, is the clearest sign yet Elliot is eschewing the playful, cheeky...
Tags: Kevin Pang, Music, Dining and Drinking, Graham Elliot, Avenues
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