Guided by Chicago Reader staff writer Aimee Levitt, four women—Mikki Kendall, Claudia Garcia-Rojas, Sameena Mustafa, and Alicia Swiz—discuss how intersectionality will save the feminist movement. Filmed at TWO restaurant. http://113two.com/ Video by Scrappers Film Group http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/feminism-discussion-womanism-donald-trump-hillary-clinton/Content?oid=25954525
The natural history haven contains nearly 300,000 specimens that document the biodiversity of the midwest, Illinois, and greater North America.
Tiki enthusiasts David and Amy Carter escape the midwestern winter in a basement bar that is South Pacific specific. http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/tiki-collection-polynesian-munster-indiana-david-amy-carter/Content?oid=25806568
Challenged to create a cocktail with Cabot Cheddar Shake, Cafe Marie-Jeanne bartender Paul Kim is inspired by apple pie with cheddar cheese. http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2017/03/08/all-hail-the-notmypresident-an-orange-tinted-cocktail-made-with-powdered-cheese
Alysa Kirkpatrick’s West Ridge apartment serves as headquarters for her no-nonsense hobby. http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/lego-collector-home-tour-alysa-kirkpatrick-west-ridge/Content?oid=25621878
Challenged to create a dish with dulse, Ben Lustbader of Giant combines northern European and Asian flavors. http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2017/02/10/chef-ben-lustbader-of-giant-makes-bread-with-the-bacon-of-the-sea
A tour of Jyl Bonaguro's spacious studio at Workshop 4200, an enormous industrial facility in Hermosa http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/jyl-bonaguro-hammond-organ-interior-design-tour-workshop-4200/Content?oid=25366765
Watch Publican Anker chef A.J. Walker make a gluten-free version of the Middle Eastern staple using the pseudocereal Job's tears. http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2017/01/16/watch-publican-anker-chef-aj-walker-make-gluten-free-falafel
Osteria Langhe bartender David McCabe make a drink with 12 snails. http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2017/01/09/osteria-langhes-david-mccabe-utilizes-snails-to-put-a-new-spin-on-the-bloody-mary
Challenged to create a dish with olive loaf, Snowden goes for both olive bread and the infamous lunch meat.
Rare footage and photographs reveal an alternative look inside of Cook County Jail.
Rio Olympics triple jumper and music producer Troy Doris walks us through the connection between making music and being a world-class athlete. Read more about him in the Reader's People Issue: http://people.chicagoreader.com/who/troy-doris/profile/ http://www.people.chicagoreader.com
Dancer Homer Hans Bryant fused classical ballet with hip-hop to create hiplet. Read more about him in the Reader's People Issue: http://people.chicagoreader.com/who/homer-hans-bryant/profile/ http://www.people.chicagoreader.com
Challenged to create a cocktail with matzo, Christopher Marty of Best Intentions makes “alcohol soup.” http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2016/11/29/learn-to-make-a-matzo-ball-that-will-get-you-drunk
The owner of the popular shop has an open-door policy at her well-appointed cottage. http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/humboldt-house-claire-tibbs-beach-house-midcentury-modern-design/Content?oid=24440933
Challenged to create an entree using Branston Pickle, Blackbird chef Ryan Pfeiffer takes a cue from the classic French chef Auguste Escoffier. http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2016/11/14/watch-blackbird-chef-ryan-pfeiffer-make-a-dish-with-a-british-condiment-that-looks-like-shit-but-tastes-good
Watch the Betty’s chef create a dish with amaranth, a tiny seed with a bloody history. Read more: http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2016/10/14/watch-the-bettys-chef-create-a-dish-with-amaranth-a-tiny-seed-with-a-bloody-history
For midcentury-modern furniture collector Kelly Caldwell, Homewood is where the heart is. http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/kelly-caldwell-midcentury-modern-furniture-mcm-interior-design-homewood/Content?oid=23912082
The Save Money rapper takes us on a tour of the various Chicago neighborhoods that shaped his perspective on both music and life. http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/joey-purp-save-money-rapper-iiidrops-chance-mensa/Content?oid=22219059
The historic 1949 building in Hyde Park is home to Tim Samuelson and Barbara Koenen. Video by Kerri Pang.
The Cocktail Challenge event at Salvage One—inspired by the Reader series of the same name—saw nearly 20 local bartenders creating cocktails around the theme "nostalgia." http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2016/09/22/a-sour-patch-kids-cocktail-and-more-boozy-nostalgia-from-the-readers-cocktail-challenge-event