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  • April 29, 2016

    See the Reinvented 'TV Dinners' Chefs Made for the James Beard Awards

    Award show dinners are notoriously meh—like wedding food, company picnics, and *shudders at the thought* galas. But when the awards are food awards, the James Beard awards in fact, they can’t offer an overcooked steak or defrosted fish for your “choice of main.” At this year’s Beards, when chefs shake hands with each other and say, “No, YOUR food is great!” they’ll also be eating dishes of their peer’s design. The theme is TV dinners, but nothing will come covered...
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  • April 28, 2016


    ("THE ULTIMATE CHICAGO FOOD TRUCK GUIDE", Thrillist, April 28, 2016)
    Since Chicago food truck vendors were given the right to cook on board just a few years ago, the city's rolling cuisine scene has exploded. Tracking apps like Chicago Truck Finder and Roaming Hunger (and Twitter, of course) make it easier to discover and keep tabs on trucks, but it's not always clear which ones are worth your time and dough. To help, we've outlined 60+ of the top Chicago food trucks you're likely to see around town this season, what you're getting food-wise from...
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  • April 29, 2016

    Tiki Bar Three Dots and a Dash and Mixologist Julian Cox

    Tiki Bar Three Dots and a Dash and Mixologist Julian CoxIntroduce All New Cocktail MenuCHICAGO – April 29, 2016 –Three Dots and a Dash is pleased to announce that the team behind the award-winning Polynesian tiki bar is launching a new cocktail menu today, Friday, April 29. Lettuce Entertain You Enterprise’s Beverage Director, Julian Cox, says they’re reinventing classic tiki cocktails and large-format drinks using fresh, seasonal ingredients and modern techniques. The accompanying menu design—inspired...
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  • April 7, 2016

    CJ Jacobson to Introduce his California Cooking to River North

    ĒMA, a Mediterranean-style Restaurant from Lettuce Entertain You, Opens This SummerCHICAGO, IL. – April 7, 2016 – Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises’ Founder, Rich Melman and Executive Vice President and Partner Marc Jacobs are teaming up with Chef/ Partner CJ Jacobson to open Ēma (pronounced: ee-ma) this summer in River North (74 W. Illinois). You may recognize Chef CJ as Intro’s first chef-in-residence, garnering three stars from the Chicago Tribune. Chef CJ starred on Bravo’s Top...
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