Something You Should Eat

  • Mooncakes at Shanghai Terrace

    (photos and video by Kristine Sherred) The annual Autumn Moon Festival is coming in Chinatown, but rather than purchase pre-made mooncakes from a local bakery...

  • Smoked & Cured Fish at Manny’s Deli

    After more than 70 years in business, it was time to hit the “refresh” button. Manny’s has been a well-worn staple in the South Loop,...

  • Happy Lobster Truck

    Food trucks are a fleeting business in Chicago, and depend on good weather (when was the last time you saw a truck on Wacker Dr....

  • Soft Serve at Urban Belly

    I’ve always been a fan of Bill Kim’s soft serve at Belly Shack: the coconut water-infused vanilla, the unique flavors (Vietnamese caramel, huckleberry), but at...

  • Okonomiyaki in Osaka

    You think you’ve tried every kind of pancake out there? Sure, you’ve had the sweet ones with ricotta, topped with fruit, or maybe the savory...

  • Panuozzo at Forno Rosso

    I’ve always thought Nick Nitti had a way with dough. Ever since he opened Forno Rosso in the Dunning neighborhood, on the city’s far West...