Modern Fare

A spread from Geja’s Cafe

Fondue to You

By Peter Gianopulos Has there ever been a better time, in the history of dining, to be…
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Pizza from Pizza Twist

Pizzas for Every Palate

By Peter Gianopulos Prasad Mutyala wants to make one thing extremely clear: He completely…
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Mio Modo, 200 S. 2nd St., St. Charles

Tableside Show

By Peter Gianopulos Scott Harris goes his own way with Mio Modo At this point, Scott…
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Various baked goods at El Dorado Bakery

From Mexico, With Love

By Peter Gianopulos   Ever wonder why the world’s most decadent pastries—a feathery…
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Good to the Last Crumb

Want to secure a place on Santa’s “really nice” list? Start gifting sampler packs…
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More Than Boba

Next time you visit Babam Back Ally Boba + Market in Wheaton for some boba tea—those…
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Matching Woods to Proteins

Chef Eric Feltman, the pitmaster at Route 38 BBQ in Glen Ellyn (682 W. Roosevelt Rd.),…
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Crème de la Crème

Every summer Kimmer’s Ice Cream parlors (St. Charles, Wheaton, and Elmhurst;…
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A Pot Roast for Every Palate

Chef Paul Katz’s new menu at Old Town Pour House in both Naperville (1703 Freedom Dr.)…
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The Cinco Special

The secret ingredient in chef Abel Cortes’s signature brisket taco at Quiubo (…
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Standing Ovation

There’s always music in the air at Stolp Island Social, the Amy Morton–owned spot…
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Just Like Old Tymes

The Irish Tyme Pub in Plainfield is gilded with more romantic flourishes than a Keats…
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