Category Archives: ModMex

ModMex Tickets are On Sale Now!


As a kickoff for the uber-successful Chicago Gourmet festival, world-class chefs and mixologists will once again descend on Chicago for the third annual ModMex-ModMix, our two-day food conference filled with tastings, expert mixology and one very special dinner. And you can be there to experience all of it. Saturday’s conference, dubbed “Mod Mex & Mod Mix: […]

Liveblogging ModMex 2014

9:35am Good morning from Kendall College, where the second annual ModMex conference has just kicked off with coffee, granola—and a passion fruit-tequila-chamomile cocktail. We’ve got some amazing chefs who have flown in from New York and Mexico City for this event (and a few that have walked over from Chicago’s Randolph Street), and together with Rick […]

Meet the ModMex Class of 2014


With ModMex 2014 right around the corner, you’re probably daydreaming about what delicious dishes will be devised, what interesting insights will be uttered. We can’t predict the future (yet), but we can make some educated guesses based on the bios of our presenters. So let’s dig in. Fany Gerson, Fany is the author of two […]

ModMex 2014: Bigger, better, a little boozier.

Today we announce ModMex 2014, a follow-up to last year’s (very successful) conference of the same name. This year, we’re tackling the same questions—What does Mexican food look like in 2014? Where is it going?—but we’re doing it with new minds. Chicago’s Curtis Duffy, chef/owner of Grace, will share his take on Mexican food; he’ll […]