Sit down with Chef and Owner Carlos Gaytan in his Noble Square Restaurant, Mexique. Having a Michelin Starred restaurant is not easy. It’s always that people come here with great expectations, so I like to come to the tables and check how’s everything. [Make sure] they’re happy with the food, they’re happy with the service.…

Chef & Owner Iliana Regan takes us through her story like menu, in this Lincoln Square gem. “From the moment they walk in, hopefully the space gives them some kind of feeling of maybe being in nature, in a little cabin somewhere. Feeling like they’re comfortable, and in my home. We really think about the…

Chef de Cuisine Andres Padilla introduces us to Topolobampo in Chicago’s River North. “Topolobampo is contemporary, elegant, authentic, and fun. Offers Mexican cuisine like you’ve never seen before. Topolobampo’s dishes are organized under 8 categories. Guests choose from these categories to create their own three-, five- or seven-course tasting menus. A fourth option, The Perfect…

The brainchild of Chef/Owner Phillip Foss, EL Ideas’ mission statement is to ‘redefine fine dining’. By removing pretension and preconceptions from the fine dining arena, Michelin starred EL Ideas has carved a niche that separates itself. A small BYOB restaurant in a little known Chicago neighborhood, guests can enjoy a relaxed and unique setting not…

Located on the 16th floor of Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, the Michelin two-star rated, Forbes Five Star, and AAA Five Diamond restaurant, Sixteen, presents a truly unparalleled epicurean experience. With Executive Chef Thomas Lents at the helm of our acclaimed team, this Chicago restaurant showcases a thoughtful approach to modern American cuisine, focused…

Chef’s Corner | Carlos Gaytan “I’ve been in the kitchen a very long time, since I was 14, working in Mexico with my mother to help support the family…sometimes we didn’t have money to buy ingredients so we would go out into the field. I really enjoy putting smiles on people’s faces, just from cooking.…