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  • February 14, 2017

    Large-Format Dishes That Are Perfect for Sharing

    (Large-Format Dishes That Are Perfect for Sharing, Michigan Avenue magazine, February 10, 2017)

    There are two types of people in this world: people who enjoy sharing food, and people who loathe it with every fiber of their being. If you identify with the latter, you may want to stop reading now—if you're the former, dial up a (or, in some cases, several) dining companion and indulge in these hearty, made-for-sharing entrees.

    Roasted Duck for Two at Intro

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  • February 14, 2017

    Best things we ate and drank in 2016

    (Best things we ate and drank in 2016, Crain's Chicago Business, February 10, 2017)

    The two-martini lunch belongs to the Mad Men now, but the one-craft-cocktail lunch can still put a drop of intemperate indulgence in the workday. Here are six of our favorites from the past year of lunching, with light annotations on some of the more obscure ingredients. — G.M.

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  • February 14, 2017

    The Best Restaurants for Every Budget in Chicago

    (The Best Restaurants for Every Budget in Chicago, Zagat Chicago, February 13, 2017)

    In a city like Chicago, there’s never a shortage of dining options for every feasible occasion. Of course, any occasion entails some budgetary decisions as well, but thanks to the abundance of choices, there’s always something to fit the bill. Here are our top picks around town, whether you're out for a bargain or a splurge.

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  • February 8, 2017

    The Ultimate Guide to Aphrodisiacs in Chicago

    (The Ultimate Guide to Aphrodisiacs in Chicago, Zagat Chicago, February 7, 2017)

    With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s a tempting time to partake in aphrodisiacs, those romance-inducing ingredients found everywhere from oyster bars to bakery shelves. Here’s a handy guide to these coveted delicacies in Chicago, for purists and modernists alike.   

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