Bar La Grassa

Bar La Grassa on Grub Street

A local restaurant makes the cut of Grub Street’s 101 most delicious pasta dishes. But is Bar La Grassa’s red wine spaghetti with pine nuts seriously all we’ve got going on around here? And does Chicago really have eight times as much good pasta as the Twin Cities? (Alternately: Does Firth, Nebraska have exactly the […]


Local Beard Award Details

Details on this year’s Beard award nominations are in, and two local chefs are among the nominees for Best Chef, Midwest: Isaac Becker of 112 Eatery and Bar La Grassa, and Lenny Russo of Heartland Restaurant and Farm Direct Market. Two Wisconsin chefs also made the cut: Tory Miller, chef/co-owner of L’Etoile in Madison (we […]