A few tables left for Carnivale’s 10th anniversary party

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Even if you’ve never been to Carnivale, you’ve likely been blinded by the circus colors of its facade from its perch on Fulton Street above I-94. (We tease. It’s a fun sight.) The Latin-fusion restaurant celebrates a milestone 10 years in business tonight with a dinner just as colorful as that mural, featuring live music, Latin dancers, acrobats and aerialists —… Read more »

Chicago Gourmet: Star chefs, burgers and plenty of pigs

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Surrounded by various star chefs, sommeliers and other dignitaries, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel (who stuck around to cook with Rick Bayless at the fest’s first cooking demonstration), Toia kicked off the eighth annual Chicago Gourmet (the Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet, to use the official title), which featured about 200 chefs cooking and serving gourmet… Read more »

Carnivale Honors 10 Years

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Live music, art, Latin dancers, and more will abound at Carnivale’s 10-year anniversary bash on September 30. In addition to the eccentric entertainment, guests may enjoy menu specials like the black lobster empanadas made with Maine lobster, cucumber, and chorizo vinaigrette and the crispy whole red snapper served with citrus soy mojo and green papaya… Read more »