Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Jan 28, 2010 4:20PM


  • In case the video above doesn't tell the whole story, Monte LaMonte loves the chilaquiles at Amigo Chino (5601 W. Irving park Rd.) [Off the Eatin' Path With Monte]
  • Crain's Chicago Business profiles Rich Melman's sons, RJ and Jerrod, their wading into the family business and the competition they face from other local restaurateurs. [Crain's]
  • Helen Rosner concocted a "Six Degrees of..." game, linking celebrities and chefs to Rich Melman. Connect Kevin Bacon to Melman, Helen. [Grub Street Chicago]
  • Gaper's Block's Sharon Bautista (who's also one of women behind the Fork and the Road cycling/dining series) fawns over Bolat African Cuisine in Lakeview. [Drive-Thru]
  • Uncommon Ground's new cocktail, the "Agripolitan", is a blend of moonglow pear infused Rain Organic Vodka, fresh apple and pear puree shaken and served martini style with a sliced pear crisp. Fifty cents from every Agripolitan sold will benefit the Chicago Orchard Rarities Project. [Inbox]
  • Jessi "To Kiss the Cook" Langsen became nostalgic for her college years, so she recreated her favorite dish from those years. [To Kiss the Cook]
  • Tom Keith of the Local Beet Spoke with New Glarus brewmaster Dan Carey about some of the exciting things going on at their new Hilltop brewery. [The Local Beet]