Spotted Monkey

Michael Nagrant / 01.19.16

Some believe that critics criticize because they can’t do. In my particular case, when I’ve been less than enthusiastic about…

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Fuh

Michael Nagrant / 07.22.15

“The Chipotle of …” is quickly becoming a ubiquitous phrase used by food entrepreneurs. What it usually means is the…

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Pho

Michael Nagrant / 02.02.09

If chicken soup feeds the soul, then pho (pronounced “FUH”), the traditional Vietnamese beef noodle soup, is the curative for…

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Hai Yen, Pho Sure

Michael Nagrant / 11.21.05

If your mother was Vietnamese, she probably made pho when you were sick. If not, there’s always Hai Yen restaurant on Argyle Street in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood serving up a feast of the senses and the seasons.