Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Sunday, May 29

Gapers Block

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr

« John's BBQ Chicken Tacos Searching for a Summer Ale »

News Sun Jun 17 2007

Sunday Quick Links

• The Reader features their yearly Alfresco outdoor dining guide.

• VeganYumYum stands true to its name with amazingly vibrant vegan trifles.

• Ukrainian Village's Dodo is now open for dinner, and serving specials to boot, weekdays only from 5 to 9 p.m. BYOB. Dodo is also open weekdays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and weekends 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They told me that they hope to have air conditioning in a few weeks.

• Sweet Cakes Bakery hopes to open Tuesday at 935 N. Damen Avenue, (773) 772-5771.

GB store
GB store

Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
Read this feature »

GB store



Drive-Thru on Flickr

Join the Drive-Thru Flickr Pool.

About Drive-Thru

Drive-Thru is the food and drink section of Gapers Block, covering the city's vibrant dining, drinking and cooking scene. More...
Please see our submission guidelines.

Editor: Robyn Nisi,
Drive-Thru staff inbox:



 Subscribe in a reader.

GB store

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15