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Porky Bar Snacks We Love in Chicago

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

Considering the amount of effort lavished on their drink menus, it makes sense that bars would eventually get around to crafting better snacks. And by better I mean that the snacks are now made of pork. More

The Brunch Dish: Trenchermen Raises the Bar on Bar Brunch

The Brunch Dish Matt Kirouac 6 comments

Considering how many people go to brunch to soothe hangovers induced from bars the previous night, going to a bar for brunch seems a little odd, like attempting to heal a wound by stabbing it. But Trenchermen's newly instated Saturday bar brunch brings some dignity to the experience. More

Cheap Eats We Love in Chicago's Wicker Park

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Wicker Park is home to a satisfying mix of cuisines, including established stalwarts and an ever expanding list of new projects. Luckily, many of the places are focused on serving the neighborhood, meaning that finding a stunning, and affordable, meal is easy. More

TGI Fry-Day: White Cheddar Chicharrones at Trenchermen

TGI Fry-Day Nick Kindelsperger Post a comment

Is it wrong to compare something favorably to cheesy puffs? That's the position I'm in trying to describe the awesomeness of the white cheddar chicharrones ($5) at Trenchermen. More

A Sandwich a Day: Croque Madame at Trenchermen

A Sandwich a Day Nick Kindelsperger Post a comment

Like every dish at Trenchermen, liberties are taken with the Croque Madame—lots of them. Where shall I start? 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

Scenes from Chicago's Halloween Harvest Ball

Events Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

For the second year in a row, the Green City Market Junior Board held a Halloween charity event. While all for a good cause, it was also an exceptional excuse to see some of Chicago's best chefs all dressed up. More

The Vegetarian Option: Trenchermen

The Vegetarian Option Roger Kamholz 1 comment

The Sheerin brothers have adopted a style (one that perhaps harkens back to Michael's days at Blackbird) at Trenchermen in which the complementary and contrasting components of a dish aren't incorporated together so much as they are gathered into coexistence. It lends their food a surprising clarity. It also makes it really fun to eat. More

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