Laura Martinez, the chef of La Diosa. (CBS)

Your Chicago: The Chef At La Diosa

There’s no one quite like Laura Martinez, who runs a Lincoln Park Restaurant. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.


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Employment Opportunities For Chefs Are Heating Up In Chicago

Chicago is a mecca for restaurants and they continue to open in the Windy City, those establishments need chefs who are talented, creative and committed.


Graham Elliot before and after surgery. (Credit: Twitter)

Chef Graham Elliot Loses 63 Percent Of Body Weight After Surgery

Celebrity chef Graham Elliot decided he needed to do something when he was having trouble tying his shoes and playing with his children.


This picture taken on November 8, 2012 shows Soren Kruse Ledet of Denmark setting a table during the International Georges Baptiste Cup world service competition in Tokyo. Ledet took second place in an awards ceremony of the competition on November 9 in Tokyo. AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Chef Sour On Babies At Fancy Restaurants

Should babies be allowed at restaurants that cost a small fortune to enjoy? CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


Miracle Berry pills will manipulate your taste buds into thinking sour foods are sweet. (CBS)

Berry Interesting: Plant Extract Makes Sour Tastes Seem Sweet

CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist shows us how one local chef is serving up rich creations without using sugar.


Plate of Potato Latkes

The Best Potato Latkes Recipe Ever

The holiday season is here, bringing good tidings, visitors and delicious delicacies. Just as Christmas is celebrated with gingerbread and fruit cakes, the festivities of Hanukkah include eating potato latkes, also known as delicious potato pancakes.


Fraiche Bakery

Chef Agrees To Return Recipes To Bakery After Lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by the owner of an Evanston bakery, who was suing a chef who quit and took the recipes with her when she left.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Fraiche Bakery

Evanston Bakery Owner Sues After Chef Quits, Takes Recipes

A court hearing is scheduled this week for a lawsuit accusing the chef at an Evanston bakery of taking the recipes with her when she quit.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

Chef Charlie Trotter talks with CBS 2 about his retirement plans. (CBS)

Chef Charlie Trotter Says It’s Time To Retire, In His ‘Prime’

The man credited with helping foster Chicago’s reputation as a major food city is hanging up his white coat and tall puffy hat to pursue travel and academic interests.


Chef Charlie Trotter  (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Iages)

Charlie Trotter To Close His World-Renowned Chicago Eatery

Charlie Trotter is calling it quits.


Chef Jeff Goldfarb

Someone You Should Know: Chef Jeff Goldfarb

He’s been a chef for 25 years and he loves to cook. But now he gets a lot of joy out of teaching children about food. His name is Jeff Goldfarb. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield says he’s someone you should know.

CBS 2–11/25/2010