My birthday is coming up and I've been wanting to try Jacky's (Evanston) or Shallot (Skokie) for awhile, and I think this may be the occasion. For those of you who have been to one or both, any thoughts or comparisons to help me choose?
Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.