The Main Dish

In the Age of Information Overload, refinement is key. That was the thought behind our newest weekly blog addition, The Main Dish - a quick compilation of the most bookmark-worthy links, from the Foodable Network and beyond. Aside from our usual daily content, The Main Dish will serve a fresh batch of 5-10 handpicked pieces every Sunday of, what we think to be, the most appetizing lists & literature from around the Web.

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Table 42: TWO Restaurant & Bar [video]

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Table 42: TWO Restaurant and Bar [VIDEO]

Nestled in Chicago's West Side, TWO Restaurant and Bar offers an intimate, cozy atmosphere with reclaimed gems all throughout the venue. The kitchen, headed by Executive Chef Tom Van Lente, offers dishes that hone in on seasonal ingredients from local farmers, which gives the restaurant a lot of culinary freedom. In the past nine months, there are only two menu items that have not changed.

Join Paul as he steps into the kitchen to discuss menu strategy and food with Chef Tom, discovers a new twist on The Greyhound cocktail, and gets a sneak peek on how TWO came to be. 

TWO Restaurant and Bar


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Introducing TWO Restaurant and Bar, a farm-to-fork concept located in Chicago with a "butcher house" feel. Using only seasonal items, the restaurant is built on sustainability and menu items constantly change to fit the season. The ever-changing menu allows the freshest ingredients and for diners to try new things. Headed by Chef Tom Van Lente and his team's creations, TWO does not disappoint. Join Paul in this episode of Table 42 as he takes a sneak peek behind the creation of one of Chicago's hidden gems.