Top restaurant reviews of 2012
Julia Kramer and David Tamarkin doled out a lot of stars in 2012. Here are the restaurants that received the most.
Is Wicker Park big enough for two great taco joints? Yes, it is.
You can eat well at this “diner.” You just can’t eat dinner.
Now under new leadership, avec still plays by the rules it created.
Chris Pandel’s follow-up to the Bristol brims with talent.
Brendan Sodikoff pushes ahead with a throwback.
With Bill Kim at the helm, Asian barbecue is a scene.
Mark Steuer finds his heart in the low country.
Can a restaurant be too perfect?
Meet the new masters of maki.
A new chef turns an overlooked space into a spectacle.
Majesty has its price.
Takashi Yagihashi’s restaurant is the best kind of mess.
The Sheerin brothers give fine dining a new edge.
At Matthias Merges’s new restaurant, you drink so you may eat.