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Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Ryan McCaskey's South Loop

Neighborhood Guides Amber Gibson Post a comment

McCaskey is a staunch believer in his neighborhood and with Acadia, he's become a pioneer, building a restaurant that boasts the South Loop's only Michelin star. Checkout where else he loves to eat around the area. More

The Brunch Dish: Eggs With a Side of Pomp and Circumstance at Acadia

The Brunch Dish Matt Kirouac 7 comments

The brunch ritual is often mired in screaming children and heinous portions of over-stuffed, over-syrup'd French toast. So it's a welcome relief when a place like Acadia launches brunch, gussying up the weekend tradition with some welcome pomp and circumstance. More

Behind the Sweets: Acadia's Thomas Raquel Creates Banana Bread Macarons

Behind the Sweets Lindsey Becker 1 comment

As I expected from someone who worked with macaron perfectionists like Pierre Hermé and Laurent Gras, Thomas has worked extensively on perfecting the macaron and so had a lot to say about the petite French confection. More

Snapshots from the Food & Wine Chef Showcase in Chicago

Chicago Dennis Lee 3 comments

This past Monday, I had the unique opportunity to visit the Food & Wine Chef Showcase, hosted at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Featuring over twenty Chicago area restaurants and chefs, it was a truly impressive exhibition of food and wine. More

8 Great Lobster Rolls in Chicago

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 2 comments

Just as oysters seemed to pop up at each new restaurant opening last year in Chicago, now lobster rolls seem to be everywhere. Of course, not all lobster rolls are created equal. Here are eight you should try now. More

A Sandwich a Day: Lobster Roll at Acadia in Chicago

A Sandwich a Day Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

Acadia's lobster roll ($16) is as stripped down and sparse as the surroundings. Succulent and sweet lobster come tossed with only a little paprika, chive, and warm butter. More

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