Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Sepia Restaurant, Chicago, June 2014

Chef Andrew Zimmerman’s Sepia, like the late, lamented Henri, occupies a special place in the fine dining world in Chicago. The food is world class. The restaurant has held one Michelin star since Michelin started rating […]

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GT Fish & Oyster Bar, Chicago, June 2014

Chicago has become a great restaurant city over the last 30 years thanks to the tireless efforts of many chefs and entrepreneurs. Two businessmen who have made a significant contribution to this evolution are Kevin Boehm and Rob Katz, co-founders of […]

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Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, June 2014

For almost 100 years, starting just after the Civil War, the Chicago Stockyards were the national hub for slaughtering and distributing beef and pork across the continent. Cattle were brought in by rail and slaughtered. […]

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Senza, Chicago, June, 2014

Senza is a one Michelin star restaurant that can be called unique in the true meaning of the word – it is one of a kind. It opened in August of 2012 with Chef Noah […]

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Henri, Chicago, June 2014

It was a sad day last month when I read that Henri, a French restaurant on Michigan Avenue right across from Millennium Park, had decided to close and remake itself as an Italian restaurant, to reopen a […]

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