Hot Dogs and burgers have gone upscale, and gourmet burgers and dogs are popping up in fine dining, casual dining, street food and even in vending machines. Hot Doug’s, in Chicago, is one of the most famous, upscale hot dog joints, serving dogs and sausages with every delicious combination you can imagine. The specials are
The National Restaurant Show was held a few weeks ago in Chicago, IL. While it seemed to be smaller than in past years, I still found a few interesting items and ideas. Let’s start with the “Best of Show”, for me it was the Cholive.
What makes a meal memorable? The atmosphere, the flavors, the presentation? For me all of these things, but what is most important is the people you share the meal with. The stories behind the chefs or purveyors dishing up the food are fascinating to me, as they are often as unusual and varied as the
I was recently in the Windy City for a quick trip and decided to visit the Publican, a “gastro-pub” style venue by Chef Paul Kahn. Chef Kahn is already well established as an innovative chef in the Chicago restaurant scene, and having dined at another Kahn restaurant, Avec, I knew I wouldn’t leave hungry.
Hey Everyone! Recently, I gave a food tour in Austin. Not your typical foodie tour, but a special tour that showcased trailer food. Really? Trailer food you ask? I can guarantee this food is some of the most innovative, exciting and flavorful stuff out there, and all at a great value too. Airstream trailers are