All posts tagged "southern"

  • Southern Food Inspired by Mississippi Delta in Wicker Park

    There are, of course, restaurants in the Chicago area that specialize in Southern food, but most of them tend to stick to the same script:...

  • How To Make The Best Fried Chicken

    Paul Fehribach knows plenty about frying. The chef and owner of Big Jones, in Andersonville, has just written The Big Jones Cookbook and spends his...

  • Luella’s Offers a Taste of the South in Lincoln Square

    From shrimp & grits to fried chicken & waffles, the spins that Luella’s takes with traditional Southern food are both inventive as well as delicious.

  • Butchertown Grocery

    Creative, seasonally-driven menu in the coolest part of town, directly across street from Copper & Kings Distillery (also worth a tour and visit). Great mint...

  • Top 5 Chicken Sandwiches in Chicago

    So much for Chicago being a pizza and Italian beef kind of town. I had no idea last week’s post about my Top 5 Fried...

  • Proof on Main

    Lauded as one of Esquire magazine’s Best New Restaurants, Proof on Main in downtown Louisville’s 21c Museum Hotel serves up locally-sourced, contemporary southern fare in a...

  • The Silver Dollar

    This modern incarnation of a 1950′s Bakersfield, CA honky-tonk serves up traditional southern dishes with a little bit of modern flair. Great bourbon list, and...

  • 610 Magnolia

    610 Magnolia offers a seasonal prix-fixe menu of inventive southern cuisine crafted from locally-sourced, organic ingredients. With only one seating nightly, guests have the opportunity...

  • Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

    In a sea of overrated, overpriced tourist traps in and around Lincoln Road, what a pleasant surprise to find biscuits, brined-and-fried chicken and pimento cheese....

  • Devil’s Food Bakery and Cookery

    The vintage-feeling restaurant on Pearl Street specializes in comfort food. The chef’s southern background adds to the homey feeling. Devil’s Food is probably best known...

  • Crawfish Cakes from Wishbone

    I’m definitely in a southern state of mind this week. In Chicago, finding some of those familiar flavors, such as pimento cheese, fried chicken livers...