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The 12 Best Surprises from Serious Eats Chicago's First Year

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

Can you believe it? Exactly one year ago today, Serious Eats Chicago launched. Considering the occasion, I wanted to discuss the dishes that surprised me the most over the past twelve months. More

Standing Room Only: Fat Johnnie's Mother-In-Law Deserves Fame

Standing Room Only Nick Kindelsperger 7 comments

Fat Johnnie's is mostly known as the home of the mother-in-law, a strange South Side original, where a hot dog's right and natural place on a bun is replaced by a cornmeal tamale. In theory, this should not work. And yet, miraculously, somehow the mother-in-law does. More

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