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Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Sep 2, 2010 3:20PM

Photo by Sandra Kolfer

  • Kim Severson of the New York Times profiles Roger Ebert, his new cookbook dedicated to rice cooker recipes and how he still uses the cooker to entertain, despite his inability to eat solid food. [NYT]
  • Steve Dolinsky agrees with me, says the little hotties at Take Me Out in Pilsen are the best hot wings in town. [Dolinsky/Vocalo]
  • Monica Eng looks at the growing arguments between localvores and conventional food advocates. [Tribune]
  • Louisa Chu looks at how some chefs spend their vacations away from the kitchen. [Sun-Times]
  • Another stellar review for Girl & the Goat, from Jeff Ruby at Chicago magazine, who sets the bar for future reviews of the Goat. [Chicago]
  • The husband and wife team of Mark and Liz Mendez (formerly of Carnivale) are blogging about their efforts to open their own restaurant at Windy Citizen. [The Cook & the Corkscrew]
  • Gapers Block jefe Andrew Huff and his betrothed<, Cinnamon Cooper, are participating in next week's Bacon Takedown. The Huffencoopers will be making bacon jam. [Drive-Thru]
  • Julia Kramer has a profile on Shawn McClain and the dissolution of his business partnership with Sue Kim-Drohomyrecky Peter Drohomyrecky. [TOC]
  • More amazing photos of last month's steamy Taste of the Nation Chicago event at the Aragon Ballroom. [Laura Meyer Photography]