Local Scene

Author: Angela Burke


Resy LineupChicago

The Resy Lineup: Apolonia Now Open, a Portuguese-Galician Feast, and More

Welcome to Chicago’s Resy Lineup, your regular dose of recommendations on what to eat, drink, and see — updated on a…

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New on ResyChicago

On Resy This Month: Nipsey’s, Monteverde, Arbella, and More

In Chicago, spring means you never know what you’re going to get, weather-wise. Thankfully, with the reopening of indoor dining,…

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The sprawling kitchen Gregory Gourdet set up for his Kann pop-up, in a historic Southeast Portland building. // Courtesy of Kann

InterviewsPortland

Kann’s Gregory Gourdet Pays Homage to Haiti’s Deep History — and His Northwest Home

Heritage, family, and food memories are at the heart of Kann, chef Gregory Gourdet’s long-awaited, highly-anticipated Haitian restaurant. The family-style…

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The ClassicsChicago

On Chicago’s South Side, Josephine’s Preserves the Lineage of Soul Food

To own a restaurant is a labor of love. To own a soul food restaurant for 35 years, as Josephine…

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Darnell Reed in front of his restaurant, Luella's Southern Kitchen. // Credit: Angela Conners Treimer

Behind the LineChicago

Darnell Reed Was a Talented Chef. The Pandemic Made Him a Skilled Baker, Too.

Darnell Reed has spent virtually every day of his life, since high school, working in kitchens. In 2015, Reed opened…

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