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Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on May 14, 2010 5:20PM


  • Mike Sula, in keeping with the Reader's "road trip" theme this week, took a road trip to June, a Peoria restaurant that splits the fine line between molecular gastronomy and the localvore movement that he surmises may be the best new restaurant in the Midwest. [Reader]

  • Sula also likes the gyro jibarito at Thamara Dominican Restaurant in Humboldt Park. Next week, Megan will calculate Sula's reduced life expectancy. [Reader]

  • Rachael Ray crowned her favorite Chicago hot dog today. Whatever. At least she had the good sense (or savvy producers) to put Superdawg and Jimmy's Red Hots in her final three. [The Stew]

  • Michael Nagrant goes populist and reviews Medieval Times. [New City]

  • Kevin Pang with a comprehensive guide to tackling Chinatown. [Tribune]

  • Win a chance to eat at the Girl & the Goat before it opens. [Dolinsky]

  • Local farmers are becoming fluent in social media. [Sun-Times]