Monthly Archives: July 2014


Blackbird, Chicago, July 2014

One of the many creative forces on the Chicago restaurant scene is a restaurant group called One Off Hospitality. The group is headed up by Chef Paul Kahan (pronounced “con”), Donnie Madia, an expert in front-of-house operations, sommelier Eduard Seitan and mixologist Terry Alexander. […]

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Allium, Chicago, July 4, 2014

Friends and regular readers know that, when I go out for dinner, I tend to frequent pretty high-end places – one or more Michelin stars or some other very strong recommendation. This is not because […]

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