Green City Market Chef's BBQ - July 16, '09 - Atwood Cafe - Heather Terhune - Grilled Nectarine Shortcake with Honey Whipped Goat Cheese, Blueberries and Lavender & Lemon Curd
Sometimes all you need is a simple cupcake to hit the spot. Here's a red velvet from Molly's Cupcakes in Chicago
Chocolate Chess pie from Hoosier Mama Pies in Chicago, IL
Kumamoto Oyster with Indian Celery and Plum Sauce at Charlie Trotter's
Portillo's hot dogs in Chicago
Thin crust pizza at Marcello's in Chicago
"Cloned Egg:" Chocolate Bombe Glacée, Salted Caramel and Whipped Cream, Praline and Espresso Snow at L2O
YUBA | shrimp, miso, togarashi at Alinea
Green Almonds in Cucumber Gelée (Sweet, Hot, Sour, Salt) - A Recipe from Alinea
love love LOVE rick bayless and his Chicago restaurants - now the recipe for Oaxacan Pork with Mole Negro from Topolobampo
Though the competition is fierce, the best Chicago hot dog is up to interpretation
One blogger's foray into Chicago style pizza leaves her reaching deep...
We almost died and went to heaven when we had the smoked fish at Calumet Fisheries in Chicago.
A classic: the Chicago hot dog with all the trimmings. Hot Doug's (Chicago, Illinois)
Chicago-Style Garlic and Butter Pizza Crust
The Chicago-style dog, garnished with a pickle spear and tomato, reaches near perfection at Hot Doug's in Chicago.
Lamb tartare topped with sweet ebi shrimp tartare and a beautiful garden of flowers dusted with gold. L20 (Chicago)
Giardiniera. A Chicago staple.
Butterfish with caviar at L2O, the restaurant by Laurent Gras.
homemade chicago deep dish
guacamole with an unidentifiable secret something (sun dried tomatoes?!) at Frontera Grill, a presidential dining choice in Chicago
Maduros - sweet fried plantains - are a favorite Cuban snack.
Red Velvet Cupcake from Sweet Honeybee Bakery in Chicago - after an exhaustive search, our pick for best place to get cupcakes!
Chicago style hot dog
Recent sightings from a gorgeous farmers' market in Oak Park, IL.
Carol's cookies weigh 8 ounces, can be purchased at Whole Foods, and are basically the most delicious thing, like, ever!
Sour cream + coffee cake + CHOCOLATE cinnamon swirl? Who could resist a combination like that?? Includes recipe, photos, and a good write-up.
chef rick bayless from barack obama's favorite chicago restaurant makes Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos with Salsa and Gucamole
Pork Belly from Urban Belly in Chicago
Walker Brothers Pancake House in Illinois
bacon on sweets isn't anything new, but had to point out that this post about Bacon Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcake is tagged "bacon f**king rules"
Love this picture of Huevos Rancheros as taken by Chicagoist at Ina's
Lamb and Brandy Dumplings with edamame at UrbanBelly, Chicago. Yum!
Chocolate, cardamom and yellow curry cupcake from Chaos Theory Cake, Chicago IL