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Friday, August 7

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Restaurant Fri Jul 06 2007

Jackson Park from Scratch

I was walking past 444 N. Wabash earlier this week, so figured I'd see how things were coming along at the Jackson Park Bar & Grill, the 9,000-square-foot Beaux Arts-styled restaurant planned by Chef Jason Paskewitz, a star of the Chicago restaurant scene (formerly of SushiSambaRio, Nine, Wave, JP Chicago and others). One of the windows was open for construction access, so I peaked in with my camera; this is what I saw:


A lot can get done in a couple months, but I'm not sure they're going to make the "Summer 2007" delivery date posted on the website (most news articles are now saying early fall.) But hey, at least they've got their hours figured out, and the menu sounds delicious.

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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...
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