'Jared Van Camp' on Serious Eats

First Look: Nellcôte, Now Open in the West Loop

Nellcôte officially opens today in the West Loop. Though named after the French villa were The Rolling Stones recorded their 1972 masterpiece, Exile on Main Street, Van Camp is adamant that the idea is not to cook literally like the band. Instead, he hopes that Nellcôte serves the kind of food that the band could have actually eaten while staying there. He talked with us about a few of the dishes you'll be able to find. More

Win Tickets to Nellcôte's "Evening of Exile" Pre-Opening Party

Though officially set to open to the public in early March, Nellcôte is hosting a "Evening of Exile" party on Tuesday, February 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is private, but we're giving away tickets to five randomly selected winners here. All you have to do is leave a comment below letting us know your favorite Rolling Stone's song, and you'll be automatically entered. More

16 Great Bites from the Los Angeles Food & Wine Grand Tasting

Last weekend marked the first annual Los Angeles Food & Wine (yes, that's the full name), an occasion where, according to the posters that popped up around town "Celebrity Meets Celebrity Chef." Many stars of the kitchen made an appearance at the Lexus Grand Tasting, a two-day affair at L.A. Live downtown, which paired 30 chefs each day with some 200 wineries. It was a race with the clock and the stomach to make it around the room, gobbling up as much pork jowl and Pinot before time was up or extreme satiety set in. Here are some of our favorite bites. More

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