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Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Jul 15, 2010 3:20PM

Nunavut Arctic Char from Avenues. Photo Credit: Carl Galvan
  • One restaurant at Taste of Chicago played off the Gulf Oil Spill in promoting its food. [Reader]
  • Top national chefs, led by Rick Tramonto, went down to Louisiana to vouch for the safety of Gulf seafood. [Time Out Chicago]
  • Lockwood's Phillip Foss took some time during a Tuesday night cocktail reception celebrating the Chicag Michelin Guide selection to press Mayor Daley about food trucks. [Sun-Times]
  • Mark Caro gives us a brand and parent company quiz. [The Stew]
  • Sharon Bautista sees some promise for Ruxbin in West Town. [Drive-Thru]
  • Former Tribune writer Emily Nunn shares a recipe for olive-oil-poached swordfish and tomatoes with olives and capers. [Food 52]
  • Todd Kliman writes about how the localvore movement does a disservice to local wines, citing North Pond as an example. [The Daily Beast]