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Event Thu Mar 25 2010

Chef Week: Eve

Throughout Chicago Chef Week, which runs through Sunday, we will be bringing you a menu from one of the participating restaurants for you to enjoy. Today's spotlight is the menu from Eve, 840 North Wabash:

Starters: Baby spinach salad with white asparagus, eggs, almonds and buttermilk-Parmesan dressing or puree of spring pea soup with pickled ginger-whipped ricotta. Entrees: Smoked salmon bucatini with watercress, capers and Meyer lemon brown butter; dukkah-crusted lamb burger with dried apricot, feta, avocado and harissa mayonnaise; or truffled risotto with Grana Padano and celery root salad.

Starters: Selection of smoked Loch Duart salmon with mushroom conserva and Meyer lemon-caper aïoli; puree of spring pea soup; or warm frisée salad with crispy pork belly, crab fritter, fried egg and rémoulade. Entrees: Cider-brined pork shoulder with mascarpone polenta, crispy kale and peppered maple jus; Rushing Waters trout with caraway-creamed leeks, pickled cauliflower and pumpernickel croutons; or truffled parsnip agnolotti with root vegetable confit and watercress bisque. Desserts are the same as on the lunch menu.

Desserts for lunch or dinner are a chocolate-peanut butter pot de crème with peanut brittle, or a Meyer lemon basil cake with vanilla bean ice cream and basil anglaise.

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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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