michiganavemag.com - Food & Drink https://michiganavemag.com/ Cold Comforts: Top Chicago Chefs Share Their Favorite Winter Meals https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25413/Cold-Comforts-Top-Chicago-Chefs-Share-Their-Favorite-Winter-Meals Some of Chicago’s most revered chefs reveal their go-to spots for a most indulgent winter meal. Diana Dávila, Mi Tocaya
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Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700
With Posh In-Store Restaurants, These En Vogue Hotspots Redefine the Retail Experience https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25410/With-Posh-In-Store-Restaurants-These-En-Vogue-Hotspots-Redefine-the-Retail-Experience In today’s experiential retail world, in-store restaurants are tempting shopping with a taste of a lifestyle. Lunch and a view of Union Square at Freds at Barneys New York in San Francis… Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Barton G. Amps up River North with Picture-Perfect Plates https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25392/Barton-G-Amps-up-River-North-with-Picture-Perfect-Plates Hospitality maverick Barton G. Weiss brings a surefire social media star to the Windy City. At a time when #eatingfortheinsta is as much a given as motioning for the check, it takes an outsiz… Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Matt Kerney Dishes on His New Uptown Restaurant, Brass Heart https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25396/Matt-Kerney-Dishes-on-His-New-Uptown-Restaurant-Brass-Heart
Seared lamb loin atop ground hazelnuts with whiskey jus, roasted and pickled yellow beets, and persimmon puree. (Photo: Katrina Roberts) The high-profile closures of Grace and 42 Grams h…
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700
Go behind Vosges Haut-Chocolat's Creative Process at Newly Opened Innovation Hall https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25389/Go-behind-Vosges-Haut-Chocolats-Creative-Process-at-Newly-Opened-Innovation-Hall Renowned Windy City confectioner Vosges Haut-Chocolate celebrates 20 years in style with the opening of Innovation Hall.
Innovation Hall (Photo courtesy of Summit) When Vosges Haut-Choco…
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0700
D'Ussé Cognac Master Distiller Michel Casavecchia on the Brand's XO & VSOP Blends https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25378/DUss-Cognac-Master-Distiller-Michel-Casavecchia-on-the-Brands-XO-VSOP-Blends Newcomer D’Ussé gets to have it both ways—and for fans of cognac, that’s a very good thing.

D'Usse XO Lucky man, that Michel Casavecchia, master distiller…
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0700
Dazzling Works & Displays of Lighting Make These Chicago Spots Must-Visits https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25366/Dazzling-Works-Displays-of-Lighting-Make-These-Chicago-Spots-Must-Visits See-and-be-seen spots around town are elevating interiors in high-wattage fashion.
Good Measure’s brilliant red back bar, created by Vero Design and Build. (Photo: Joshua Haines Ph…
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0700
'The Aviary Cocktail Book' Beautifully Showcases the Art of Mixology https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25357/The-Aviary-Cocktail-Book-Beautifully-Showcases-the-Art-of-Mixology With The Aviary Cocktail Book, one of the nation’s most extraordinary mixology destinations reveals its secrets in stunning fashion.
The reserve edition of The Aviary Cocktail Book…
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0700
These 7 Festive Pop-Ups and Experiences Bring Holiday Cheer to a Whole New Level https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25374/These-7-Festive-Pop-Ups-and-Experiences-Bring-Holiday-Cheer-to-a-Whole-New-Level The great thing about December in Chicago is that, while the weather is getting cold and grey, the rest of the city is getting warm and bright. It’s an undeniable fact: Chicago knows how… Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0700 These Chicago Hotspots Are Using Fire in Exciting and Delicious Ways https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25320/These-Chicago-Hotspots-Are-Using-Fire-in-Exciting-and-Delicious-Ways From flaming cocktails to hearth-fired food, these must-try spots are upping the ante with red-hot offerings.
The blazing oven at Bucktown newcomer Etta. (Photo: Rachel Bires) Temperatur…
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0700