Creator and Owner Michael Lapidus explains the philosophy behind the food at Q BBQ. “Q-BBQ is an authentic BBQ restaurant with regional inspirations – from the backwoods of the Carolinas, to the meat markets of Texas, to the hole-in-the-walls of Memphis. In everything from our smoked meats (cooked low and slow for up to 22…

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar is a bustling neighborhood restaurant located in Chicago’s popular River North neighborhood.   Union combines the tempered art of Japanese dining with a fresh, colorful and urban vibe. Embracing an American warmth and personality, this playful juxtaposition reveals a restaurant that is welcoming, accommodating and stylish. A true riff on…

Executive Chef Tony Scruggs talks BBQ with devHour.tv  “Most customers when they first walk in are immediately impressed by the size. Both rooms have something different to offer. A lot of people are amazed at the fact that we have a retractable glass sky light. Which is the largest one in the city, as well.…

Chef and Owner Lee Ann Whippen brings her competition ribs downtown to Chicago Q. “Chef Whippen founded Wood Chick’s BBQ Catering Company and BBQ Competition Team in Chesapeake, VA in 2002. In that short time, Wood Chick’s has won Multiple State BBQ Grand Championships and Awards in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, most recently winning the…

Milt’s BBQ for the Perplexed Executive Chef Bryan Gryka tells devHour.tv about this Kosher BBQ restaurant, in Lakeview. “We started to call it nuvo chic or casual chic. We wanted it to be fun…everything was very thought out and planned. As we are kosher we don’t do anything with pork, we do beef ribs. People…

Executive Chef and Owner, Bill Brandt, talks BBQ and Pizza at Big Bricks in Lincoln Square. The folks behind Lincoln Park’s famed Bricks Pizza bring you a new upscale casual restaurant in North Center. It honors the city’s culinary heritage – beer, pizza, smoked pork – while pushing the Chicago culinary experience forward. Twenty beers…