Remember the rumor about the potential Shake Shack location in the old Harley-Davidson store in Chicago's River North? Looks like it's official now.
'coming soon' on Serious Eats
While devouring the largest, lightest, and airiest matzoh ball I've ever faced at Au Cheval last night, it finally dawned on me that Chicago is in the midst of something of a Jewish food wave.
Good news for fans of Kuma's Corner: though that sign at the Woodfield Mall turned out to be a bust, Chicago's most famous purveyor of gargantuan burgers is planning to open a second location.
With seating for over 250 and a truly ornate design, Nellcôte is not a place that can be easily ignored. But it is easy to get confused about the concept, which aims to mix fine dining with an irreverent attitude. Luckily, I was given a quick tour by and came away with a much better sense of the plans.