John Shields and Karen Urie Shields Bring a Taste of Rural Virginia To Chicago’s Smyth + The Loyalist

The signature dish at Chicago’s Smyth, an egg yolk soaked in salted licorice nestled in frozen yogurt meringue, bridges the savory and sweet courses on the tasting menu. It’s an ingenious dish, visually striking and incredibly delicious, and helps explain exactly what the restaurant is about.

John and ...