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Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Sarah Grueneberg's Lakeview

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You know Sarah Grueneberg as the executive chef at Spiaggia, where she turns out elegant Italian plates, and as the bubbly runner-up on Top Chef Texas. When not at Spiaggia, you can find her studying Italian cuisine in Italy or eating her way through her Lakeview neighborhood. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Jill Barron's Logan Square

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Though her bulgogi is made with seared tofu instead of beef, Jill Barron isn't a vegetarian. She's lived in Logan Square for 12 years, and she recently shared her favorite spots in the neighborhood. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Paul Fehribach's East Lakeview

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At Big Jones, chef and co-owner Paul Fehribach cooks up Southern dishes rooted in history. But when it comes time to eat in his East Lakeview neighborhood, where he's lived for about seven years, Fehribach favors a mix of old and new. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Jeff Mauro's Guide to Elmwood Park

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Jeff Mauro loves to eat. Sure, this sounds like a spectacularly obvious observation considering this is the same person who hosts two shows on the Food Network (Sandwich King and $24 in 24), but I can personally vouch for his enthusiasm. Check out his picks for where to eat in Elmwood Park. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Giuseppe Scurato's Edgewater and Uptown

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Giuseppe Scurato was born in Sicily and serves contemporary American food with an Italian slant at his Uptown restaurant Ceres' Table. He walked us through his picks for where he likes to eat in Edgewater and Uptown. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Carrie Nahabedian's Streeterville and Gold Coast

Neighborhood Guides Amy Cavanaugh 6 comments

Carrie Nahabedian has been turning out graceful plates at Naha since 2000, but when she's not serving up Mediterranean-influenced American dishes, you'll find her in Streeterville and the Gold Coast, where she's made her home for the past 12 years More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Justin Large's West Loop

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Every few weeks, we love to check in with chefs or food personalities in Chicago to see where they are eating in the neighborhoods they actually live in. Last time, Heather Terhune showed us around Lincoln Square. Now it's time for Justin Large to select his favorite spots around the West Loop. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Heather Terhune's Lincoln Square

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Every few weeks, we love to check in with chefs or food personalities in Chicago to see where they are eating in the neighborhoods they actually live in. This week, Heather Terhune from Sable selects some of her favorite places to eat in and around Lincoln Square. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Phil Rubino's Wrigleyville

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Every other week we like to bring you another Neighborhood Guide, which details the places local chefs and food writers actually frequent in their on 'hoods. Last time, Time Out's Julia Kramer gave us a rundown of Wicker Park (with just a little bit of Bucktown thrown in for good measure). This week, Phil Rubino, the new chef de cuisine at Moderno, walks us through Wrigleyville. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Julia Kramer's Wicker Park

Neighborhood Guides Johnny Auer 3 comments

A few weeks ago, chef Kevin Hickey gave us his neighborhood guide to Bridgeport (who could forget his account of kicking Bill Veeck's wooden leg). Today the torch gets passed on to Julia Kramer, the associate food editor and restaurant critic at Time Out Chicago, where she has worked since 2008. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Kevin Hickey's Bridgeport

Neighborhood Guides Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

Chef Kevin Hickey may spend his days in the Gold Coast, cooking elegant comfort food at his brand new restaurant, Allium, but after service is over, he returns to Bridgeport, the same neighborhood he grew up in. As you can imagine, this makes him one of the best guides possible to the South Side neighborhood, because not only has opinions on where to eat, but he also knows the families behind the establishments. More

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