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Event Sat Mar 27 2010

Chef Week: Piccolo Sogno

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 from Piccolo Sogno, 464 North Halsted:


A first course choice of insalata di pere or the zuppa del giorno. Entrees: battuta di pollo (flattened wood-grilled chicken) or panino di porchetta, followed by biscotti di Piccolo Sogno for dessert.

Starters: insalata di pere and ravioli Piccolo Sogno. Entrees: Porchetta alla Romana and a wood-grilled polletto alla griglia. Dessert: Tortino di Gianduja (a warm hazelnut-chocolate cake) or panna cotta allo zafferano, a saffron-vanilla custard with fresh berries and caramel sauce.

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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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