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News Thu Mar 27 2008

Mmm, Midweek Links

Herb Peterson, creator of the Egg McMuffin, RIP.

Grant Achatz will not be cloning Alinea in New York. [via]

Bake & Destroy profiles Chef Dimitri Fayard, owner of Vanille Patisserie.

• At Hungry Mag, Michael Nagrant tells the story of how he became a food freak. And over in NewCity, heempties his notebook of some recent notables.

• Omnivorous takes a page from GB's The Critic features with a review of Crib. The fun carries over to The Food Chain.

Chicagoist tries its hand at decoding unfamiliar menu terms.

Crain's Chicago Business' restaurant critics share their favorite restaurants for business lunch, plus casual lunches.

• Newly opened Miss Asia sounds great in its Dish write-up.

• When's the last time you made jello shots?

Phil Vettel complains about rutabaga; Vital Information feels his pain.

Tastybeat visits Poeta's Food Mart and Pastificio in Highwood.

• Chicago Foodies are hot for Molly's Cupcakes.

• 312 Dining Diva highlights some decadent brunches.

Beer (& More) in Food recommends kosher bison for your roast.

• Might be good with pear and pepper relish.

• Fun headline: My chutney brings all the boys to the yard.

• Wine on ice? Time Out's Tamarkin says yes!

Proud Italian Cook hosted a Festa Italiana over the weekend.

Zagat Buzz gives some love to some "sleepers."

• So far, not the most inspired list of Chicago restaurants; give these tourists a hand!

Marie / April 3, 2008 12:09 AM

Hi Andrew! Thanks!! :D

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