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No Tools? No Experience? No Problem. How I Hacked an Ace Barbecue Smoker

Also, if you cooked that brisket to 170, I bet it was pretty tough... gotta get to the low 200s at least.

Dietary Restrictions and the Three Types of Servers

Does the natural extension of vegan-ness (ism?) lead to not eating at places that harm animals for pleasure?

Super Bowl Party Giveaway: 17th Street BBQ Baby Back Ribs and Pulled Pork

Drove Two hours round trip about an hour and a half before a wedding I needed to attend.


Ask The Food Lab Anything, Thanksgiving Edition 2013

Thinking of sous videing a turchetta, and other parts. Since the legs need to go at a higher temp, and ideas other than two coolers?

Open Thread: What Do You Want to Know this Thanksgiving?

Sous Vide Turkey. I have a pretty good plan. But I need some Kenji advice to make me feel better about it.

Does Reservoir Raise the Bar on Uptown Bar Eats?

Unless I am totally off, I swear I drove by Bar on Buena last night, and it looked either close or in the process of renovations. Hope I am wrong, always liked that place.

Compete in The Chicago Sausage Experiment

sounds super awesome, but it's more like a contest that includes cooking with sausage, and not so much making any.

AHT Giveaway: Case of Pat LaFrieda Burgers

I love a smash burger on a potato bun. Simple and to the point tasty.

Chicago Tacos: De Cero Taqueria

@nick are the burbs legal? Taco Grill on ogden in westmont is really good, and the roast on a spit.

My Pie Monday: Chocolate, Flowers, Cashews, and More!

Thanks for all the awesome comments everyone. I should mention that this is my first Mypie, it wasnt the first pie. Seeing as my oven options are limited, there will be lots of grilled 'za coming out. @hogletboglet try it out!

Chicago Tacos: Taqueria Uptown

Allende on lincoln, last I saw the used a spit.

Building a Pizzeria: A Pizzicletta Update


I missed your blog and was wondering how you were! Thanks much for the update.

Boston: First Look at Uni's Late Night Ramen

Uni was realllllllllyyyy good, this will probably be very solid as well.

TGI Fry-Day: Sour Cream aka "Old Fashioned" from Dinkel's Bakery

Dinkels rules. I used to live right by it.
Made Sunday mornings much more bearable.
Keep at it Chicago EATS!


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