Next door to Stephanie Izard's Little Goat diner is Little Goat Bread, which serves three kinds of soups, a kale salad, and six different daily sandwiches.
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As all nachos should, the Machos Nachos at Little Goat look like an absolute mess, but there is an underlying method to this madness that separates it from most others.
I'll get this out of the way at the beginning: Stephanie Izard's second restaurant, Little Goat, is an actual diner. It's not diner-esque or reminiscent of the idea of a diner some marketing person dreamt up, but an honest-to-goodness diner with breakfast all day, milkshakes, and 75-odd other things on its massive menu.
The wood oven roasted pig face at Girl & the Goat is exactly what it sounds like: parts of a pig's face are roasted in a wood fired oven. I couldn't wait to get behind the scenes to document how this dish is made from scratch.
In case you hid in the shadows for the past week trying to avoid the scorching 100 degree heat, there were some serious developments on the fried chicken front. Two of Chicago's most prominent chefs, Stephanie Izard and Jared Van Camp, both announced separate plans for fried chicken joints.
Check out what food events are scheduled for this weekend, including a chef demo with Stephanie Izard from Girl & the Goat.
With the holiday season now in full swing, we've put together a little collection of some of our favorite products from the Windy City, including a collection of food, t-shirts, cookbooks, and other products that we'd enjoy receiving in the mail (hint, hint). So, whether you currently reside in the city or live far away and want a little taste of home, check it out and let us know what you think.
"My manager has me on Twitter now, which reminds me, I should go update that." Yesterday, we caught up with Stephanie Izard, last season's Top Chef winner. She's a busy woman, opening her new Chicago restaurant, The Drunken Goat, this...