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News Thu Feb 25 2010

Mmm, (the Return of) Midweek Links

• Moto chefs Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche's new TV show, "Future Food," will debut on the Planet Green cable network this spring.

• Michael Gebert and David Hammond investigate an illegal cheese operation.

• Art Smith had a pretty good day in the papers yesterday. Plus a visit from Jessica Simpson.

• The microbrewing revolution continues as Haymarket Pub & Brewing begins construction on Randolph.

• Not surprisingly, RedEye's S****y Chain Restaurant Crawl last weekend was s****y.

• The Reader profiles Ellen Carney Granda, owner of Necessity Baking.

• The Stew runs down the most mispronounced foodie words.

• Pitchfork Music Festival is rumored to be considering a non-local beer sponsor, rather than Goose Island.

• Dat Donuts is one of the country's 10 best according to Bon Appetit.

• Dish gets a first look at Gilt in the former Aigre Doux space.

Grahamwich, Graham Elliot Bowles' upcoming sandwich shop, now has a website. Looking at it won't help get the place open any faster.

 

Katy / February 26, 2010 11:47 AM

Thanks to this post I grabbed an i-go car and drove 40 miles round-trip to grab a donut from Dat last night.

Verdict? The apple fritter was likely the best I've ever had.

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Event Mon Jul 21 2014

A Garden Party at Rick Bayless' House

By Judy Wu

I was using Rick Bayless' restroom, I mused, staring up at the ceiling window that was projecting a heavenly beacon of light upon my less-than-angelic duties. I could barely distinguish Rick's faint murmurs through the orange walls, something about how...
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