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Porky Bar Snacks We Love in Chicago

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

Considering the amount of effort lavished on their drink menus, it makes sense that bars would eventually get around to crafting better snacks. And by better I mean that the snacks are now made of pork. More

The Brunch Dish: Trenchermen Raises the Bar on Bar Brunch

Chicago Matt Kirouac 6 comments

Considering how many people go to brunch to soothe hangovers induced from bars the previous night, going to a bar for brunch seems a little odd, like attempting to heal a wound by stabbing it. But Trenchermen's newly instated Saturday bar brunch brings some dignity to the experience. More

Malört: Chicago's Favorite Bitter Liqueur

Drinks Amy Cavanaugh 4 comments

Unless you've spent a lot of time in Chicago, you've probably never tried Jeppson's Malört, an intensely bitter spirit that's only available in the city and surrounding suburbs. And if you have, you probably know it as "that drink that tastes like burnt carpet." More

Cheap Eats We Love in Chicago's Wicker Park

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Wicker Park is home to a satisfying mix of cuisines, including established stalwarts and an ever expanding list of new projects. Luckily, many of the places are focused on serving the neighborhood, meaning that finding a stunning, and affordable, meal is easy. More

TGI Fry-Day: White Cheddar Chicharrones at Trenchermen

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Is it wrong to compare something favorably to cheesy puffs? That's the position I'm in trying to describe the awesomeness of the white cheddar chicharrones ($5) at Trenchermen. More

A Sandwich a Day: Croque Madame at Trenchermen

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Like every dish at Trenchermen, liberties are taken with the Croque Madame—lots of them. Where shall I start? More

Snapshots from the Food & Wine Chef Showcase in Chicago

Chicago Dennis Lee 3 comments

This past Monday, I had the unique opportunity to visit the Food & Wine Chef Showcase, hosted at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Featuring over twenty Chicago area restaurants and chefs, it was a truly impressive exhibition of food and wine. More

Scenes from Chicago's Halloween Harvest Ball

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

For the second year in a row, the Green City Market Junior Board held a Halloween charity event. While all for a good cause, it was also an exceptional excuse to see some of Chicago's best chefs all dressed up. More

The Vegetarian Option: Trenchermen

Chicago Roger Kamholz 1 comment

The Sheerin brothers have adopted a style (one that perhaps harkens back to Michael's days at Blackbird) at Trenchermen in which the complementary and contrasting components of a dish aren't incorporated together so much as they are gathered into coexistence. It lends their food a surprising clarity. It also makes it really fun to eat. More

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