CHICAGO CHEF WEEK 2013 | March 17-22

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Another (if you missed Restaurant Week) week of prix fixe lunches and dinners to satisfy your foodie cravings. Most lunches are 3 courses for $22 and most dinners are 3 courses for $44.

So many great restaurants! Here are few on my wish list: Avec, Balena, Baume & Brix, Green Zeba and Hot Chocolate.

Click below to check out the full list of participating restaurants.

CHICAGO CHEF WEEK 2013 | March 17-22.

A Night at Foreign Cinema or How Everyone Ate My Sesame Fried Chicken

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Foreign Cinema has become a San Francisco standard and for good reason. Gayle Pirie and John Clark have consistently served tremendous and inventive California/Mediterranean influenced food on an almost daily changing menu. Several options went through my mind when I was thinking about where to have my bachelorette dinner but Foreign Cinema won out with its great venue (foreign and independent films shown nightly), atmosphere and of course food.

Let me stop here and say that all the dishes we had were great, beyond great in fact, but the big take away and the main reason I am writing this post is two things:

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