Chefs and Restaurants

Chicago’s Rose Mary Offers the Respite Diners Were Waiting For

Chandra Ram

It’s not hard to find Italian food paired with some sort of story, especially in Chicago. Hundreds of restaurants throughout the city offer pastas and pizzas on their menus, evoking a romanticized tale of mafia connections over pasta fagioli at the red sauce joint La Scarola, or a sophisticated evening with a bottle of Barolo, a plate of black truffle gnocchi, and the chance of an Obama sighting at the fine-dining icon ...