Executive Chef Rodolfo Cuadros takes on a unique culinary journey at this Latin Fusion restaurant in the West Loop. “Were a colorful restaurant, we got savory, colorful food…the whole atmosphere is meant to be a celebration, day in and day out. Were a latin inspired restaurant so we have a strong Latin American, Caribbean, and…

Since taking the culinary lead at Sepia in 2009, Chef Andrew Zimmerman has garnered national acclaim for his inventive American cuisine. His creative direction in the kitchen has earned the Chicago restaurant a Michelin star since 2011. Zimmerman was invited to cook at the James Beard House in New York City in 2010. He’s received…

Located in the heart of Chicago’s bustling West Loop neighborhood, Formento’s is an Italian restaurant inspired by classic red-sauce joints of the 1950’s. Created as a nod to the owner’s grandmother, guests will enjoy traditional Italian family recipes, alongside new Italian-American favorites, all with a fresh culinary perspective from Chef/Partner Tony Quartaro. Two private event…

Porkchop is restaurant and bar that dishes out an urban interpretation of a Southern backwoods experience. It is an unapologetically unpretentious neighborhood party spot serving gourmet Southern comfort food and BBQ, and featuring an innovative ‘lowbrow’ bar program with some of the world’s top whiskeys. Porkchop serves brunch, lunch, dinner and late night service.

Executive Chef David Dworshak tells about this new, modern Mexican restaurant in the West Loop. “Bar Takito is a venture that me and my partners took upon to have a second restaurant in Chicago. We not only wanted to be known for our tacos, we wanted to be known for our ceviche, our shared plates,…

  Chef’s Corner | Miguel Solorio “I always like to work hard. That’s why he [Executive Chef Tony Priolo] asked me if I wanted to be Sous Chef, he promoted me and then after that he made me Chef de Cuisine. Tony has shown me a lot of basic things, so we’re planning on going…

Piccolo Sogno features a menu of fresh, seasonal rustic Italian cuisine with an impressive all-Italian wine list. “The restaurant fits our personal goal to get to the heart of Italian wine and food. You go to Italy for simple food, prepared by hand with local ingredients and served with local wines. That’s why people love…

Chef Tom Van Lente sits down for a beer with devHour.tv and chats about the drinks and food at  TWO, in the West Loop. “The comfortable atmosphere, with artful second-life décor, makes it a perfect West Side neighborhood gathering place. Influenced by the quality and tradition of family run butcher shops, TWO sources from trusted,…