Chefs and Restaurants

Chefs to Watch 2014: Edward Kim, Ruxbin and Mott Street, Chicago

Emily Fiffer

A few weeks ago, I renewed the lease on my Chicago apartment. I couldn’t bear to leave it—but not for its proximity to the train, original molding or stellar management. I re-signed because I can walk to Edward Kim’s restaurants, Ruxbin and Mott Street, in 10 minutes flat. Weeknight or weekend, solo or en masse, reservation or walk-in. It’s consistent—as in consistently surprising, and...