Journal

06th August, 2012

The Girl and Goat, Chicago

The Girl and Goat, Chicago

It’s amazing how much hype and attention is given to winners of TV food competitions and even more remarkable is the quality of food on offer at these restaurants. Having unintentionally eaten at several restaurants run by the US food series Top Chef winners, the expectations from such restaurant just kept getting higher and higher […]

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03rd July, 2012

Charlie Trotter’s, Chicago

Charlie Trotter’s, Chicago

Charlie Trotter: the man’s been a legend for 25 years having run one of the first fine dining restaurants to champion local produce and developing cross cultural cooking to a level that hadn’t been done before. Charlie Trotter’s Desserts was the first cookbook I ever bought, having left college to go work at Gordon Ramsay […]

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11th June, 2012

Moto, Chicago

Moto, Chicago

Gastronomical adventures in the windy city are often only attributed to Alinea, Next and Charlie Trotters. Unbeknownst to most is a little hub of innovation and madness called Moto, with the Willy Wonka-esque Homaro Cantu, serving up a style of food only a handful of people the world over are actually masters of, with impersonators a […]

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