Recipes

Bayan Ko, a Filipino-Cuban restaurant in Ravenswood

9 monthes ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Bayan Ko, a Filipino-Cuban restaurant in the Ravenswood neighborhood, celebrates its third anniversary this week. It's a big moment for a small, independently owned restaurant that opened at the end of 2018. Lawrence Letrero and Raquel Quadreny launched the eight-table storefront and found customers were drawn to the intimate dining room and culinary mashup of their shared Filipino and Cuban heritages. They've gingerly navigated the pandemic with the help of patio seating, takeout and a loyal base of fans.
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Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

Recipe: gluten-free lasagna

Satisfy your craving for cheesy, indulgent lasagna with this noodle-less version. Read more ...

Laos to Your House, Chicago's only Lao-inspired food project, focuses on ‘a...

The owners of the delivery and takeout service hope to increase awareness of the cuisine and the culture of Laos. Read more ...

Chef's Special Cocktail Bar in Bucktown

Chef's Special Cocktail Bar has put kung fu into their creative food and drinks, celebrating the complicated culture of American Chinese cuisine. Read more ...

Studio Tour

Studio Tour

You guys, I've moved! After seven incredible years in California - where I got four degrees and watched my son launch his career - I'm back in Colorado. I'm so excited to be in... Read more ...

Veggie Pesto Pasta

Veggie Pesto Pasta

If you have 30 minutes, then you have enough time to throw together this simple Veggie Pesto Pasta recipe. It is made with fresh cooked vegetables, tender pasta, and tossed... Read more ...

Recipe: homemade mango popsicles

This recipe puts the flavors of a mango lassi into a smooth, sweet popsicle. Read more ...

Chicagoans adjust dining habits to take bite out of food prices: ‘Life's not...

As food prices continue to soar, Chicagoans are "trading down" to lower-cost dining options and cheaper menu items. Read more ...

Million Dollar Mac and Cheese

Comfort food at its finest, this million dollar mac and cheese is the best recipe around. With three different kinds of cheese and a crunchy panko topping, this mac and cheese... Read more ...