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Rick took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and it’s amazing.

Alex Stupak threw down the gauntlet, and Rick accepted. Behold, Rick’s version of the #ALSIceBucketChallenge! Curtis Duffy and Enrique Olvera, you’re up.  

It’s finally here: The revival of Cascabel!

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It’s opening night for Cascabel (previews started a few nights ago), so if you’re looking for Rick, look no further than the Goodman Theater. He’ll be there every evening through August 31, starring in the show he co-created with Lookingglass Theatre. For those that didn’t see Cascabel the first time, this one-of-a-kind play is a beautiful love story […]

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 […]

Meet Bianca and Paola, our 2014 Frontera Scholarship recipients

There are two reasons why this is a banner year for the Frontera Scholarship, which is awarded to Chicago Public School students of Mexican American heritage to attend Kendall College School of Culinary Arts, Chicago’s premier culinary educational institution: 1. We’ve announced that starting in 2016, the scholarship will be awarded every year (it has previously been awarded […]

Hang out with Rick and Wilco’s Glenn Kotche on August 18th

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  Rick and Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche are both busy guys, so it’s not very often the two hang out for a night of cooking, cocktails and music. But when those nights do happen, watch out—they get epic. On Monday, August 18th, you can see for yourself: You’re invited to hang out at Rick’s gorgeous Bucktown […]