Chicago food critics retire, leaving the city’s dining scene without a key ingredient

“The Tribune review was a huge deal,” a gauge to see “how you compared to the greats and where things aligned,” says Flamm, 35, a “Top Chef” champion who is poised to open his maiden restaurant April 20. Named after his grandmothers and more than two years in the making, Rose Mary will showcase Croatian and Italian dishes in Fulton Market.

“I would have loved to get a Phil Vettel review under my belt,” says the chef, imagining a splash on the front page of the Tribune’s Dining section.

“It’s sad to see Phil and Steve

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The best restaurants in Salt Lake City’s Central Ninth neighborhood are Laziz Kitchen, Nohm and Vertical Diner

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Salt Lake City’s Central Ninth neighborhood encompasses just a few city blocks.

But don’t be fooled by its small footprint — at least where food is concerned — because it is packed with places to eat, drink and buy tempting morsels.

Nearly two dozen restaurants, bakeries, breweries and bars can be found in the neighborhood between Interstate 15 and West Temple and from 600 South to about 1000 South (Fayette Avenue).

And an urban market — and another restaurant and bar

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The last day of business at Salt Lake City’s popular Blue Plate Diner will be May 4.

The site on the northeast corner of 2100 South and 2000 East will be redeveloped.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Yoon Kim-Butterfield, left, a regular to Blue Plate Diner with her sons Nikko and Koji, finds out for the first time that the restaurant will be closing from owner John Bouzek during a breakfast stop on Friday, March 12, 2021. In business for 20 years, a new development is going in on the corner that is forcing it to shut down.

The owners of Salt Lake City’s popular Blue Plate Diner say

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