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News Wed Apr 04 2007

Mid-week Quick Links

• Paul Virant, of Vie in Western Springs, was named one of Food & Wine Magazine's Best New Chefs.

• The Tribune has launched a foodblog of their own: The Stew.

• Moto's Homaro Cantu is interviewed ...by CNet? Well, yeah, since it's about his printed food. [via]

Goose Island is having an "Earth Day Happy Hour" April 19. Details in Slowdown.

Dish confirms that Pasteur, the beloved French-Vietnamese restaurant, will be closing so the owners can concentrate on their newer places, Simply It and Viet Bistro. No closing date was given.

• Also from Dish, Bobtail Ice Cream is having a "Birth of a Flavor" contest. Stop into one of their stores and submit your suggestion for a brand new flavor by April 30th. You can also enter to be one of the judges of the five semi-finalists on May 3. The final winners — one kid flavor, one adult — will debut on Mothers Day, May 13.

• Ever wonder what the "LTH" in LTHForum stands for? Pay close attention in this dim sum round-up on Hungry Mag and you'll see that Michael Nagrant reveals the secret. (I hope that doesn't get him in trouble.)

Kaka / June 18, 2007 11:52 AM

Bobtail Ice Cream has the best ice cream in Chicago! You have to try its Signature Sunset.

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