Storied local soul-food legend has a long rap sheet
Eric AustinBig E., aka Eric Austin will cook Brazillian.Big E, a.k.a. Eric Austin, is on his way back! Apparently the soul food chef created the menu for Viva Brazil at 913 W. Lake Street, and will head the kitchen for the first six months. Austin told Jeremy Iggers that the restaurant is expecte ... More >>
The home of the gastronomic meal.UNESCO, in all its wisdom, added the gastronomic meal of the French to its list of intangible world heritage back in November, along with Croatian gingerbread, a Peruvian scissor dance, and the hopping procession of Echternach from Luxembourg. In all, 46 new eleme ... More >>
Woodman and Russo trade blows in the blogosphere.Usually chefs criticize each other's work in private and leave restaurant critics to do the public skewering. But with the rise in chefs taking part in social media, it was only a matter of time before they started slinging serious mud at each ... More >>
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