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Event Sun Mar 28 2010

Chef Week: Boka

Throughout Chicago Chef Week, which ends today, we will be bringing you a menu from one of the participating restaurants for you to enjoy. Today's spotlight is the dinner menu from Boka, 1729 North Halsted:

Appetizer choices include pink peppercorn seared bigeye tuna with cauliflower fondant and Asian pear, or diver sea scallops with Buddha's Hand lemon, braised radish, cockscomb and sunchoke sauce.

Entree selections are Angus tenderloin and short rib with semolina-mushroom galette, saffron-scented cabbage and celery root coulis; and herb-crusted whitefish with lobster agnolotti, trumpet royale mushrooms, boniato and kohlrabi.

Dessert will be a flourless chocolate-espresso cake with malted meringue, pretzels and Guinness ice cream.

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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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