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101 Best Restaurants in America

Girl & the Goat listed #20 on the Daily Meal's top 101 Restaurants in America list. Click here to read more.

Bravo - The Dish: Top Chef Winner Stephanie Izard Wins James Beard Award

"Last night, the James Beard Foundation held their annual culinary awards, and, well, we're all kvelling this morning. Top Chef Season 4 winner,  won Best Chef: Great Lakes for her Chicago restaurant Girl & the Goat." Click here to read more.

Zagat: 19 James Beard Award Winning Restaurant

Girl & the Goat is featured in this JBA Winning round-up! Click here to read.

Food Republic: And the 2013 James Beard Goes To...

Summary of the night's winners with a couple picures! Click here to read. 

Choose Chicago: Chicago Dining Shines at 2013 James Beard Awards

"If you've pigeonholed Chicago as a deep dish and hot dog town, think again. With 19 Michelin starred restaurants, 64 establishments with Bib Gourmand honors and kitchens full of James Beard Award winners and Top Chef finalists, this city's become one of the greatest dining destinations in the world." Click here to read more.

Eater Chicago: Kahan, Izard, Aviary WIN James Beard Awards

"It was a big night for the Chicago food and drink scene as three locals won James Beard Awards last night." Click here to read more.

The Braiser: 'This is awkward' And More Celebrity Chef-isms from the James Beard Red Carpet 

"The biggest night in food has come to a close, and everyone in attendanceshould be turning the corner of their hangovers right around now, so we think it’s safe to relive the fun." Click here to read more.

Huffington Post: James Beard Awards - Restaurant and Chef Winners Announced

On May 6, The James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the 2013 restaurant and chef awards." Click here to read more.

Steve Dolinsky: Interview with Stephanie Izard Right After JBA Win

Click here to watch a brief interview with Stephanie directly after her James Beard Award win. 

James Beard Awards: Stephanie Izard Wins Best Chef Great Lakes!

May 6th, 2013 Stephanie Izard wins the James Beard Award for Best Chef: Great Lakes. Click here for the full list of winners.

Bon Appetit: James Beard Award Predictions

Andrew Knowlton submits his best guesses as to who is most likely to snag those James Beard awards... Click here to read more.

Aritzia: Street Eats

"To find the best new restaurants in Chicago you don’t have to go far: They’re all on a two-block stretch of West Randolph Street." Click here to read more.

The 2013 Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists

"They're here! Click to see if your favorite chef or restaurant is one of our 2013 semifinalists, which were chosen from more than 44,000 entries submitted through our online open call."

Huffington Post: Girl & the Goat's Stephanie Izard Returns to The Interview Show

"Stephanie Izard, chef/owner of Girl and the Goat and now Little Goat, stopped by the fifth anniversary of The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer, at The Hideout, in Chicago." Click here to view video.

The Daily Meal: 101 Best Restaurants in America

"There are some 200,000 full-service restaurants in America, so it’s no small task to determine the best ones." Spoiler alert, Girl & the Goat is ranked #9! Click here to read more.

Huffington Post- Menuism: Looking Ahead- Food Trends 2013

"Ta-ta, 2012. It was nice knowing you. While we set out on the dining adventure that's to be 2013, it's always fun to speculate where that adventure will lead." Click here to read more.

Travel: Six Amazing Meals in the Windy City

"Many folks automatically rush to New York City in December for a blast of holiday shopping and seasonal fun, American style, but hotel prices are sky high and crowds can be unreal. Why not try a trip to Chicago instead?" Click here to read more.

Chicagoist: Bourdain Loves Girl & the Goat, Hates Chicago Pizza

"Whenever Bourdain comes to town, you know the results will be interesting..." Click here to read more.

Eater: The Layover- Just the One-Liners

"On last night's season premiere of The Layover, host Anthony Bourdain took a dive bar tour of Chicago. There were also hot dogs and baseball talk and Italian beef sandwiches along the way, as well as a stop by Stephanie Izard's Girl and the Goat and Paul Kahan's Publican." Click here to read more.

Eater Chicago: Watch a Preview of The Layover with Anthony Bourdain and Stephanie Izard

"On Monday, Nov. 19. a new episode of Anthony Bourdain's The Layover premieres on the Travel Channel. Bourdain once again hits Chicago, but instead of duping people into thinking he's not going to Budacki's, this time he drops in on Girl & the Goat." Click here to read more.

Serious Eats: Behind the Scenes- Making Roasted Pig Faces at Girl & the Goat

"The wood oven roasted pig face at Girl & the Goat is exactly what it sounds like: parts of a pig's face are roasted in a wood fired oven. It's also been a fixture on the menu since Chef Stephanie Izard first opened the incredibly popular West Loop restaurant back in 2010." Click here to read more.

Chicago Sun Times, Splash Chicago: Stephanie Izard, The Girl Next Door

It’s early in the morning, and while last night’s diners are still sleeping off their food comas, Stephanie Izard is walking through a space at 820 W. Randolph." Click here to read more.

Appetite for Life: The Tweet Smell of Success

"In foodie cities like San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Minneapolis, renowned chefs are every bit as revered as movie stars and professional athletes. Need proof? Consider the Twitter tallies..." Click here to read more.

Food & Wine: Presidential Food Fight- Boston vs. Chicago

"With the presidential election looming, it’s not just the two candidates engaging in rivalry. President Barack Obama's hometown of Chicago and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney's Boston have joined in the fight." Click here to read more.

Chicago Sun Times: Hot foods- Celebrity chef Stephanie Izard cooks up a storm at Girl and the Goat

"Izard, owner and chef at Girl & the Goat in the West Loop — and soon to be Little Goat right down the street — set her eyes on being a businesswoman with her career, but thought she would end up in a cubicle and not on the line." Click here to read more.

Chicago Magazine: Stephanie Izard’s Little Goat Is a Big-Time Diner

"Her small breakfast and lunch spot supersizes with a coffee shop, bread store, bar, and more." Click here to read more.

Travel + Leisure: America's Coolest New Diners

"These days, the diner is going gourmet, as critically acclaimed chefs spice up classic American dishes with Asian, Mexican, and other artisanal flavors." Click here to read more.

Forbes: Fall Restaurant Openings

"Big-name chefs like Gordon Ramsay and Chicago's Stephanie Izard are unveiling new restaurants this season...." Click here to read more.

The Braiser: Padma Lakshmi Interview

"Wouldn't it be cool to sit down with Padma Lakshmi and just shoot the shit for a while about your favorite Top Chef moments?" Click here to read more.

Fast Company: Stephanie Izard and Daniel Boulud on the Tricky Art of Designing a Meal

"We eavesdrop on the Boulud, one of the most accomplished chefs in the world, and Izard, a Top Chef Winner who's opening... a diner!?" Click here to read more.

The Braiser: Stephanie Izard Roasts Hearts on Valentine's Day, Boulud Approves

"Did you know that “Izard” means “Pyrenees mountain goat” in French?" Click here to read more.

Eater Chicago: 24 of Chicago's Most Anticipated Fall Openings

"Summer's almost over and many restaurants are gearing up to open in the coming months." Click here to read more.

Time Out Chicago: Fall Preview- Little Goat 

"Unlike Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Stephanie Izard's sequel to Girl & the Goat- the restaurant that launched the revitalization of the West Loop, reified the small-plate trend and proved that winning Top Chef can in fact translate into real-world success- is a sequel you'll want to watch." Click here to read more.

Grubstreet Chicago: On Iron Chef, Stephanie Izard Learns the Value of Ice Cream Sandwiches

<"After her Iron Chef America appearance last night, Stephanie Izard had some thoughts about competition and food that she posted on her Facebook page." Click here to read more.

Eater Chicago: Stephanie Izard Inspired by Iron Chef Loss Sunday Night

"It was a fun, heated and furious bout on Iron Chef America Sunday night, when Stephanie Izard went head to head against Iron Chef Michael Symon." Click here to read more.

Grubstreet: Get Your First Look at Little Goat... Online

The restaurant opening is now set for October, but you can take a first peek at what Stephanie Izard's new project Little Goat will be like with the launch of its website." Click here to read more.

WGN: Skuna Bay Salmon

Stephanie recently made an appearance on WGN's "Lunch Break," making a dish featuring Skuna Bay salmon. Click here to watch the video.

Eater National: 33 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of Fall 2012

"Though summer isn't yet over, it's time to check in on 33 of the most anticipated restaurant openings in the U.S. for the Fall and, in some cases, late Summer." Click here to read more.

NBC Chicago: Stephanie Izard's Little Goat Set for October Debut

Former Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard's second Chicago Restaurant, Little Goat, is on schedule for an October opening, according to a Tuesday press release." Click here to read more.

Huffington Post: Stephanie Izard's New Diner, Little Goat, to Open in October

"Last November, Izard told Eater of her plans to open the retro diner with the Boka Group across the street from her always-packed Girl & The Goat." Click here to read more.

Eater: Lillie's Q Hosts Inferno Imperial IPA Fundraiser

Lillie's Q is launching a new beer, and to celebrate, chef Charlie McKenna is throwing a party with seven of his closest chef friends." Click here to read more.

Zagat: Stephanie Izard's Little Goat Will Open in October, Cooking School in Tow

"Our just-released Chicago Restaurants survey confirmed what we all already know: Stephanie Izard is hot." Click here to read more. 

Eater: Stephanie Izard Reveals More Details About Little Goat

"A few more details have come to light like the 8,200 square-foot diner will seat 120 people and will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m." Click here to read more.

Zagat: 2012/13 Chicago Restaurant Survey is Live!

"As the just-released Zagat 2012/13 Chicago Restaurants Survey points out, it was a good year for the local dining industry." Click here to read more.

Travel and Leisure: America's Coolest New Diners

"Top Chef season-four winner Stephanie Izard is prepping to open a retro diner in October 2012 next to her critically acclaimed Girl & the Goat in the West Loop." Click here to read more.

Zagat: Anthony Bourdain Barnstorms Chicago for The Layover

"If you thought that was Anthony Bourdain that you saw last weekend when you were out and about, well, it probably was." Click here to read more.

Cosmo Magazine: Berry-licious Summer Cocktail

"Summer is in full swing, and it's freaking hot out. These delicious cocktails will help cool you off. They're perfect for girls' night, outdoor cocktails with your man, or just treating yourself. Cheers!" Click here to read more.

Chicago Tribune: Stephanie Izard's New Project

"It definitely will not be called 'Girl & the Chicken,'" Stephanie Izard says.The award-winning chef and proprietor of the wildly successful Girl & the Goat spilled some details about a new project she's working on: a fast-food chicken concept. Click here to read more.

Travelers Today: Top Restaurants in the World for Travelers

"TripAdvisor has released their list of some of the top restaurants as part of their 2012 Travelers' Choice® Restaurants awards..." Click here to read more.

Eater: Is Stephanie Izard Launching a Chicken Chain?

"Eater hears Stephanie Izard is working on opening a chain of fast-casual chicken-focused restaurants with her partners Rob Katz and Kevin Boehm of the Boka Restaurant Group..." Click here to read more. 

Windy City Times Sugar & Spice: Restaurants to Take Out of Towners

"Right before your guests start thinking Chicago has nothing to offer but pizza, hot dogs and pricy tourist traps, take them to Girl & the Goat, which is one of our city's many restaurants serving truly world-class cuisine." Click here to read more

ABC Travelers: The Nation's Best 10 Restaurants

"Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard's Chicago restaurant is a perfect choice for foodies with adventurous palates." Click here to read more.

The White House Blog: Women Entrepreneurs Are Creating Jobs

"...Over the past 27 months, American companies have added more than 4.3 million jobs. Behind that number are countless small businesses – entrepreneurs with bold ideas and a willingness to dream big." Click here to read more.

Dining Chicago: Salmon Done Three Ways

Dining Chicago talks about Stephanie's trip to Skuna Bay, and three delicious ways to prepare salmon. Click here to read more.

Eater Chicago: Izard Collaborates with Roots Pizza

In celebration of their first year anniversary, Stephanie Izard collaborates with Roots Pizza. Click here to read more.

Eater Chicago: GM Tony Cournia Gatekeeper

General Manager Tony Cournia talks about "keeping the gate" and working at Girl & the Goat. Click here to read more.

Mariani Predicts the Beards

Mariani predicts that Stephanie will bring home the Beard May 7th. Click here to read more.

Daily Meal: Top 15 Badass Women Chefs in America

Stephanie made this badass list! Click here to read the full article.

North by Northwestern: C2E2

"The Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), the Windy City’s premiere pop culture event, brought comic book artists, sci-fi superstars and hardcore cosplayers together this past weekend for three geektastic days at McCormick Place..." click here for the full article.

Westword Blog: Tickets for Aspen

"I'll never forget the first time I attended the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen..." click here for full article.

James Beard Award Nominees: 2012

Stephanie has been nominated for Best Chef, Great Lakes James Beard Award! Click here to read more.

Gapers Block: Cochon 555

"Bacon Fest isn't the only pork-centered foodie event this April. Cochon 555, a gourmet feast that goes way beyond pork belly, returns to Chicago April 29 at the Four Seasons Hotel..." Click here to read the full article.

Eater: Cochon Line Up Revealed

"It looks like Stephanie Izard and Mike Sheerin really like getting creative with whole heritage hogs because both chefs are returning for another shot at the title of prince or princess of porc at Cochon 555..." Click here for full article.

Hulu: A Day in the Life

Watch a day in Stephanie's life on Hulu. Click here for the video.

James Beard House: Malasadas

"When we predicted that doughnuts from around the globe would be rolling across our plates in 2012, we guessed that the malasada, a small, yeast doughnut from Portugal, would be among them..." Click here for full article.

Chicagoist: A Day in the Life

"The latest episode of Hulu's original online series A Day in the Life follows Stephanie Izard around during a day at Girl & the Goat, from arriving just as the sun peeks over the lake to being in the weeds during dinner service at the restaurant and going over plans for The Little Goat with her staff..." click here to read the full article.

Forkly Blog: Meet Stephanie Izard

"Apart from her fabulous Forkly photos, most Forkly users know Chef Izard as the winner of Bravo’s Top Chef – Season Four." Click here for the full article.

Restaurant News.com: NRA Show

"An exciting slate of top culinary masters and celebrity chefs will heat things up live on stage in the World Culinary Showcase, one of the most anticipated and talked about features of the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show..." click here for full article.

Wisconsin Cheese Talk

"From vegetables, legumes and fruits to dairy, cattle and poultry – Chef Stephanie Izard, of Girl & The Goat, is well known for her ever-changing menus of the freshest, locally grown and produced ingredients..." click here to read the full article.

WBEZ 91.5 Interview: Stephanie and Olive Garden

Learn how Stephanie got her start as an Olive Garden hostess. Click here to listen to full interview.

The Martha Stewart Show

Stephanie makes an appearance on The Martha Stewart Show. Click here to watch video.

The Daily Meal: 101 Best Restaurants in America for 2012

Girl & the Goat made the 101 Best Restaurants in America for 2012 Daily Meal list! Click here to read more.

The Wall Street Journal: Get Your Goat On

The Wall Street Journal very appropriately highlights Stephanie as an expert on goat in it's piece on goat meat. Click here to read more.

New York Times: Diner's Journal- "Weekend Fare"

The New York Times Diner's Journal included Stephanie's Beard on Book event in their weekly "Weekend Fare" piece. Click here to read more. 

Tasting Table

Tasting Table discusses Stephanie's James Beard Foundation reading. Click here to read more.

New Years Eve at Girl & the Goat!

12.31.11 - 1.01.12

7pm, seats just opened up at the goat for NYE! We have decided to add on a special wine paired dinner in our Underground Goat. Five course dinner with wines chosen by Lawrence, our new sommelier. all guests are then welcome to join in on the fun upstairs at our new years party. (tickets are sold per person to a communal dining experience.) Click here to purchase tickets.

Bon Appetit Magazine: Top 5 Restaurant Openings of 2012

Little Goat is listed first on Bon Appetit's national foodlist of Top 5 Restaurant Openings of 2012. Click here to read more.

People Magazine: What Taylor Swift and Brad Paisley Ate (CMT Awards)

"For the dinner, I wanted to show my style of cooking but have influence from the artists and Nashville," Steph told People Magazine. Click here to read more. 

Tune in Tuesday December 13th 9/8c to watch the CMT Artists of the Year Awards for which Stephanie Izard is honored as Executive Chef of the event! 

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TV Guide: Top Chef Izard Makes Good Gravy for Taylor Swift

TV Guide covers the CMT Artist of the Year Awards, including an interview with Stephanie. Click here to read more!

GIRL AND THE GOAT WILL BE CLOSED TODAY, 12.8.11, FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

We will reopen Friday at 4:30pm and resume service as normal. 

Bay Area Bites: Dinner and Q&A with Chef Izard

Bay Area Bites covers the San Francisco Goat Tour dinner with Chef Jen Biesty! Click here to read more. 

Capital Spice: Pizza Party with Top Chef Stephanie Izard and Spike Mendelsohn

One of DC's best blogs cover's Stephanie's upcoming dinner with Spike Mendelsohn in our nation's capital. Click here to read more.

San Antonio Express: Cooks and Books for your Shopping List

Stephanie's book is featured in San Antonio Express for holiday gifts. Click here to read more

Eater San Francisco: Hot Tickets

Eater San Francisco lists Stephanie's Goat Tour stop as a hot ticket item. Click here to read more.

Associated Press: From toques to tattoos, a kitchen culture change

The Associated Press did a story on chef tattoos, and our very own chef's tattoo made the cut! Click here to read more.

Today Show Mention

Girl & the Goat got a great mention as a foodie vacation destination by Travel + Lesiure editor! Click here to view the video.

Las Vegas Weekly: Izard and Moonen Team Up for Special Dinner

Las Vegas got word the Goat Tour is coming! Click here to read more.

Eater Los Angeles: Las Vegas Goat Tour Stop

Eater Los Angeles covers Stephanie's Goat Tour Vegas stop. Click here to read more.

Cuisineist.com: Chef Rick Moonen and Chef Stephanie Izard To Team Up in Las Vegas For A Cause 

"Dinner will feature dishes inspired by Izard’s “Girl in the Kitchen” and Moonen’s 'Fish Without a Doubt' "...Click here to read more.

Make It Better: Bravo's "Top Chef" Stephanie Izard is your "Girl in the Kitchen"

"Chicago's latest "It" chef, Evanston-born Stephanie Izard, is an unlikely reality TV star..." Click here to read more.

Medill: Top Chef Shares Top Tips

Northwestern Medill news joined Stephanie at the Macy's book signing for a video interview. Click here to read more.

NBC Chicago: 2011 Cookbook Release

Quick interview with Stephanie about her cookbook! Click here to read more.

Chronicle Blog: Girl in the Kitchen

Stephanie wrote an entry for Chronicle's blog (Chronicle is a publishing house that published Girl in the Kitchen.) Click here to read more. 

NY Daily News: Rachael Ray Show

Stephanie makes an appearance on the Rachael Ray Show! Click here to read more.

Michigan Avenue: Stephanie Izard's Perfect Manhattan

Stephanie tells Michigan Avenue about her perfect cocktail. Click here to read more

Zagat: Stephanie Izard heads to NYC for Special Dinner

Izard takes on the big apple... Click here to read more.

Eater Chicago: Stephanie Izard Opening Little Goat in the Red Light Space

The location of Chef Izard's next restaurant, Little Goat, is made public. Click here to read more.

Grub Street Boston: Girl and the Goat's Stephanie Izard Comes to Boston

Great recap of the Goat Tour dinner in Boston. Click here to read more.

Phoenix New Times: Girl in the Kitchen Cookbook Review and Interview

Rave reivew of Girl in the Kicthen from Phoenix New Times. Click here to read more. 

Bon Appetit: Top 10 Best Chefs to Follow on Twitter

Stephanie is named on of the top 10 Best Chefs to Follow! Click here to read more. Click here to follow on Twitter.

Associated Press: Stephanie Izard turns Top Chef into Big Break

An incredible article on Steph by the Associated Press. We're so fortunate to have her! Click here to read more. 

New York Post: What's cooking for past winners

The New York Post does a "where are they now" round up of past Top Chef winners. Click here to read more.

Star-Telegram: 'Top Chef' Izard offers recipes fresh from the big city

Fort Worth welcomes the Goat Tour! Click here to read more.

Haute Event: Food & Wine All-Star Weekend Kicks off at Aria

Haute Event covers the start to what was sure to be an amazing weekend. Great photos! Click here to read more.

PDX Pipeline: Benefit for Share Our Strength

Stephanie's Goat Tour gets some major recognition in this Portland publication. Click here to read more.

The Daily: Kid Stuff

Stephanie talks with The Daily about making goat meat an american mainstay. Click here to read more. 

Seattlest: Top Chef Parade Continues

Stephanie is listed amongst the other Top Chef's traveling through Seattle. Click here to read more.

Eater PDX: Goat Tour Brings Stephanie Izard to Portland

Eater covers Stephanie's collaboartion dinner with Andy Ricker. Click here to read more.

Nashvillest: Top Chef Top Dog Brings Goat Tour to Nashville

Coverage on the Turnip Truck Book Signing in Nashville! Click here to read more.

Chicago Sun Times: Being Stephanie Izard Must Be Fun

A great write up on why being Stephanie Izard is fun (also talks about Girl in the Kitchen.) Click here to read more.

5min Live Videopedia: Stephanie talks about her cookbook

A video featuring Stephanie on 5min Live Videopedia! Click here to view the video. 

Chicago Mag: On Stephanie Izard's 'Girl in the Kitchen'

Chicago Magazine covers Girl in the Kitchen. Click here to read more. 

Nashville Scene: Stephanie Izard make Nashville Stop 

Nashville is getting excited for Stephanie's Goat Tour stop. Click here to read more. 

NBC: Talking "Little Goat" and Goat Burgers with Stephanie Izard

NBC talks with Stephanie about the future. Click here to read more

Chicago Tribune The Stew

An excerpt from Girl in the Kitchen is featured in the Chicago Tribune! Click here to read more

PopSugar: Stephanie Talks

Stephanie talks to PopSugar about Girl & the Goat, her book, and Little Goat. Click here to read more.

Chicagoist: See Food at Izard's Book Launch 

Beautiful photos from Stephanie's book launch party. Click here to read more

GrubStreet Chicago:Stephanie Izard's Book Release Party Draws Array of Top Chefs

Post-party coverage from Grub Street on one fantastic evening. Click here to read more.

New York Journal of Books: Girl in the Kitchen Review

What do you get when you cross a coffee table book with a cookbook for home cooks? You get Girl in the Kitchen by Stephanie Izard and Heather Shouse." Click here to read full review. 

ABC Chicago: Stephanie Izard's Cookbook

Stephanie joins ABC Chicago to discuss her new cookbook. Click here for the video.

RedEye: Stephanie Izard Releases Her First Cookbook

RedEye interviews Stephanie the day her cookbook is released. Click here to read more. 

Daily Candy: Read Girl in the Kitchen

Daily Candy talks about Girl in the Kitchen and includes the recipe for Pistachio Pear Parsnip Soup. Click here to read more.

The Daily Herald: Land Connection

The Daily Herald covers Chef camp and the importance of buying local. Click here to read more.

Chicago Tribune: Stephanie Izard Hits the Road

Stephanie hits the food truck scene with Lillie's Q, Flirty Cupcakes and a couple more friends October 6th. Click here for more information.

NBC Chicago: Izard Hosting Cookbook Release Party

A great write up from NBC on Stephanie's upcoming cookbook launch party! Click here to read more. 

Westword: Goat Tour Dinner at ChoLon

Westword covers what looked to be an amazing night at ChoLon. Stephanie hits Denver as her first stop in her nationwide Goat Tour. Click here to read more. 

Grub Street Chicago: Meals on Wheels

Stephanie teams up with Paul Virant and Chris Pandel for the Meal on Wheels Chefs Ball. Including great video by Linda Bergonia and her team! Click here to read more. 

ChiTown Cheapskate: Izard Signing and Demo

ChiTown Cheapskate mentions the October 7th book signing and demo happening at the Williams-Sonoma on Michigan Avenue! Click here to read more. 

Gilt City: Stephanie Izard & Giuseppe Tentori Farm Dinner

Gilt City mentions the October 9th Autumn Harvest dinner Stephanie and GT Fish & Oyster's Giuseppe Tentori are teaming up for. Click here to read more. 

Chicagoist: Join Stephanie for the Launch!

The Chicagoist covers ticket sales for Stephanie's book launch party! Click here to read more. 

Food & Wine: Test Kitchen

Food & Wine tests some of the Girl in the Kitchen recipes- to see what they thought, click here to read more. 

Magellan: 5 Best New Restaurants in Chicago

Megellan names its 5 best new restaurants in Chicago, and we made the list! Click here to read more.

Pop Sugar Chicago: You're invited to Stephanie's Cookbook Party!

Pop Sugar covers the cookbook launch party, including the book promo video with Heather! Click here to read more.

Foodservice: Trending on Today's Tabletops

Foodservice dicusses how Girl & the Goat's plates fit right in with the trends of the times. Click here to read more.

Elle Magazine: Rock the Goat

Stephanie rocks the Goat and Elle Magazine. Click here to read more.

Oprah Magazine: The O Wow List- 15 Dreamers, Thinkers and Doers

Stephanie featured on Oprah magazine's O Wow list as a "Taste Maker." Click here to read more. 

Chicago Tribune- The Stew: Izard Launches Goat Tour

Chicago Tribune's The Stew food blog covers Stephanie's goat tour announcement and plans. Click here to read more.

Pork Foodservice: Interview with Izard

Pork Foodservice discusses the restaurant, pork and Stephanie's first food memory in this interview. Click here to read more.

The Town.net: Stephanie Izard Prepares National Tour

The Town covers Stephanie's tour preparations. Click here to read more. 

The Feast: Stephanie Izard Hit the Road

The Feast covers the Goat Tour! Click here to read more. 

Westword: Win Two Tickets to First Goat Tour Dinner

Win two tickets to the late September dinner at ChoLon Bistro! Click here to read more. 

Eater Chicago: Goat Tour

Eater reports on Stephanie's announcement of plans to tour cities around the USA, cooking with local chefs for dinners to benefit Share our Strength and promote her upcoming book. Click here to read more. 

Amazon.com: Girl in the Kitchen for Kindle

Girl in the Kitchen is now available for kindle users! Click here to find it on Amazon.

Eater: Fall Previews

Eater does a preview of the upcoming cookbooks released this fall, including Girl in the Kitchen! Click here to read more.

CMT: 2011 Celebrity Chef Announced

Stephanie is named as CMT's 2011 executive chef of the CMT Artists of the Year event! Click here to read more.

Tribune-The Stew: Chicago Gourmet Schedule Released

Phil Vettel covers the release of the Chicago Gourmet schedule, which includes Stephanie and her demo. Click here to read more.

The Feast: Little Goat

The Feast highlights the most anticipated restaurant openings of the season, and includes Little Goat on the list! Click here to read more.

Illinois Times: Hope's Charity Dinner

Stephanie teams up with Hope's Chairty for what is promising to be an amazing evening- all for a good cause! Click here to read more.

CBS Chicago: Soundtrack to a meal

CBS talks about how the music played in Girl & the Goat fits right in with Izard's style... Click here to read more.

Girl & the Goat CLOSED MONDAY 9/5 - TUESDAY 9/6

Eater Chicago: Izard Trumps Pandel in Quick Fire Challenge

Stephanie wins the quick fire challenge at Perennial Virant August 31st in the second Boka Quick Fire Challenge. Click here for more information. 

Town.net: Meals on Wheels Celebrity Chef Ball

October 14th, Stephanie will be taking part in the Meals on Wheels Celebrity Chef Ball with Chris Pandel, Paul Virant,  happening at the Macy's on State Street. The event will help raise money to feed homebound elderly and individuals with disabilities. Click here for more information.

TOC: Photos and Favorites from the Food Truck Social

Time Out Chicago posts some photos and a couple of favorite moments from the August 27th Food Truck Social. Click here for more information.

Newcity Resto: Big Heat #2

 

Stephanie is listed as #2 on Newcity Resto's The Big Heat list! Click here for more information. 

Chicago Reader: Back to School with Izard, Class of '94

What did Steph do before Top Chef and The Goat? Has she always had that crazy hair? The Chicago Reader reports. Click here for more information.

SJ-R.COM: The Hope Institute

Info on The Hope Institute event Steph is cooking for!
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Metromix Chicago: Always Crowded Restaurants

Wondering when the best time to go to Girl & the Goat is?
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Time Out Chicago: CAC Starving Artist

Stephanie pairs up with artist Richard Hull for Starving Artist, an event to benefit the Chicago Artist's Coalition.
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NBC Chicago: Izard to take on Pandel in Quick Fire Challenge

August 31st Stephanie Izard will take on Chef Chris Pandel in a quick fire challenge.
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Gapersblock Via YouTube: Izard Interview During Starving Artist

Gapersblock chats with Steph at the Starving Artist event August 18th.
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Las Vegas Weekly: Porking Out with the Ladies at Vegas Cochon

Las Vegas Weekly talks pig face with Stephanie.
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Eater: Like a Pig in the Mud- Las Vegas Cochon

Eater covers the all-star tasting event Stephanie participated in.
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Courier-Journal: Jared Rouben

Courier-Journal discusses the genius of Jared Rouben, formerly of Goose Island. Steph also adds in about making Black Wit with Jared.
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Chicago Eater: Green City Market Barbecue

Chicago Eater covers the sweaty yet delicious chef's event.
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Gaper's Block: Recapping the Green City Market BBQ

Gaper's Block recaps the Green City Market annual chef's barbecue.
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Windy City Times: Chef's and the City

Windy City Times covers the Chef's and the City event Steph participated in with Vital Bridges.
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All-Clad: Stephanie Izard and Clam Bucatini

Steph does a video for All-Clad featuring clam bucatini.
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Chicago Eater: Goat Heads Back to Wrigley

Chicago Eater covers Stephanie's stint playing the role of Harry Carey at Wrigley!
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Eater 38: The 38 Essential Chicago Restaurants

Girl & the Goat makes the list, listed amongst the best of Chicago!
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Tampa Bay Metromix: 15 Must-Visit 'Top Chef' Restaurants

"Home town favorite" Stephanie makes the list!
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Grub Street Chicago: Giada DiLaurentiis Chats about Girl & the Goat...

Giada, you're always welcome at Girl & the Goat.
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Delish: Carnivore's Paradise, Restaurants For Meat Lovers

delish.com shapes a carnivore's paradise with this list of restaurants for meat lovers.
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Chicagoist: Chicago Chefs Show Off at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic

Some great photos of Stephanie, Kevin, and Rob at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic
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Eater Chicago: Stephanie Izard Wants to Cook You Dinner

Eater Chicago reveals that Stephanie is inviting a select group of people to her house June 26th for a charity dinner to benefit Share Our Strength and help eliminate hunger in America.
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Eater Chicago: Izard Dishes in Aspen

Stephanie wins Best Dish at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic!
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WBEZ 91.5: Steve Dolinsky Recap

Steve Dolinsky recaps the 2011 Food & Wine Classic.
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genConnect: 2.5 Minutes with Stephanie Izard

Stephanie talks to genConnect for 2.5 minutes while in Aspen at the 2011 Food & Wine Classic.
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Chicago Tribune: A New Chicago Guide for Food Lovers

Jennifer Olvera guides Chicago Foodies to all the can't miss places in town, with a recipe from Stephanie.
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Grub Street Chicago: Is Girl & the Goat More Popular Than the Curse of the Billy Goat?

Since the “F**K the Goat” Cubs pitchers t-shirts, Grub Street Chicago wonders if Girl & the Goat is more popular than the infamous Cubs curse of the billy goat.
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Chicago Tribune: Phil Vettel Recommends...

Phil Vettel advices readers on what restaurants are worth the wait.
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The Wall Street Journal: Chicago Readers Weigh In

Chicago readers of The Wall Street Journal weigh in on what Chicago restaurants you can't miss. See who made the list!
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Eater National: Stephanie Izard on Little Goat, Her Cookbook, and Fame

Eater National chats with Stephanie about past, present, and future.
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Eater Chicago: One Year In

Eater Chicago sits down with Stephanie, Rob, and Kevin to reflect on Girl & the Goat one year after the restaurant opened.
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Time Out Chicago: What do the Chicago Cubs have against Girl & the Goat?

The Chicago Cubs pitchers try to put an end to their 1945 billy goat curse by wearing "F**k The Goat" shirts, but confuse a couple people along the way.
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Falafill Writes: Izard/Goat Trivia Contest

In honor of Stephanie's June wrap at Falafill, they're hosting a web trivia contest to win a $20 gift certificate to Falafill! Who knows her best?
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Delish: Carnivore's Paradise--Restaurants For Meat Lovers

This Delish.com article features the whole goat leg and a little info on Girl & the Goat!
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Falafill Writes

Falafill writes about Stephanie and how she's joined the Falafill team for a month! Check out Falafill located at 3202 N. Broadway, Chicago for Stephanie's own falafel wrap creation all of this June.
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Hemispheres: Three Perfect Days in Chicago

Hemisphere’s magazine hits Green City Market and Girl & the Goat in one day. What a good day!
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Open Forum: Lessons And Advice From Top Chef Stephanie Izard

Stephanie talks with Open Forum‘s Katie Morell on growing up, Top Chef, and her advice to those looking to get into the culinary world.
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QVC Interview with Stephanie

Stephanie speaks with QVC, where she discusses trends in the food world with Stephanie Laurence at the FOOD & WINE Best New Chef announcement party.
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(New York Magazine) The Urbanist's Chicago: Where to Eat

A mention about Girl & the Goat as well as fellow Boka Group restaurant, GT Fish & Oyster.
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Mezzetta: Celebrity Chef Sandwich Charity Challenge

Stephanie made a chorizo and brandade sandwich with olive and pepper tapenade while competing on behalf of Share Our Strength charity.
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CNBC : Chiquita Announces "Crushing It" List Honoring 25 Chicago Women

" 'Crushing It' is defined by women who make the seemingly impossible possible," as described by Korey Karnes Huyler, curator of the "Crushing It" List.
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Chicago Foodcast : "Two Girls, One Goat" Podcast

Stephanie is featured on Chicago Foodcast's most recent podcast.
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Delaware Online : Celebrity Chefs' Brunch hits the spot again

Delaware Online covers Stephanie's appearance at Meals on Wheels "Meals from the Master Celebrity Chefs' Brunch"
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Grub Street - Chicago: Getting Beardy With the Girl and the Goat

High heels, job interviews, and swearing etiquette...it's all covered in this article.
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Chicagoist: Izard to Host Intimate Pork Tasting

A mention about Girl & the Goat's upcoming exclusive event. Follow @StephandtheGoat on Twitter to be the first to know when tickets go on sale.
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Interview with Christine Hanks of TV8 Vail's Off the Hill

Check out this interview with Christine Hanks at Beaver Creek
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The Feast: Dale Levitski Roasts Stephanie Izard

Dale Levitski breaks out the blackmail in this hilarious roast of Stephanie Izard
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St. Louis Today: Cardinals Fan Enjoys Baseball, Wrigley, and Pork in Chicago

Some visitors from St. Louis hit Girl & the Goat. See what they thought!
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Chicago Reader: 8 Spots for Spring

Girl & the Goat listed as one of Chicago Reader's 8 spots to go for spring. Check it out and the other 7 places to go in Chicago.
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The Chicagoist: Goose Island Debuts Black Wit

Known as Tingly Tongue at Girl & the Goat, The Chicagoist talks about Goose Island and Stephanie's most recent collaboration beer.
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Time Out Chicago: Eat Out Awards 2011

What Chicago restaurant swept the competition winning Best New Restaurant, Chef of the Year & Restaurateurs of the Year?
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James Beard Foundation: 2011 Restaurant and Chef Awards Semifinalists

Daily Blender: In celebration of Izard’s semifinalist nomination for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Award for Best New Restaurant, I sent my trusty sidekick, Jessica, to the lauded Chicago spot to pick the chef’s brain about her inspiration for the restaurant and just how nervous she is for the finalist announcements.
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Food & Wine Best New Chefs 2011

"It's thrilling to find so many outrageously talented chefs in every corner of the country,' Cowin says. 'We're celebrating a pair of chefs who are creating ingenious modernist food in Salt Lake City, a chef in Birmingham who is so committed to his farmers that he invites them to cook in his restaurant, and an enterprising chef in Brooklyn whose restaurant also houses a radio station. And, for the first time ever, we're honoring a winner from TV's Top Chef."
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Saveur: Architect of Flavor

"But there were hints all around that The Goat, as Chicagoans have taken to calling it, is a very serious restaurant. Take, for example, the bustling open kitchen; staffed with more than a dozen cooks, it stretches across the entire back wall, the centerpiece of which is a blazing wood-burning oven that fills the restaurant with a bonfire aroma and imparts a smoky flavor to many of its dishes."
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Fine Design, Dine & Wine

Girl & the Goat: Chef Stephanie Izard shows off her hot spot's stunning design
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Daily Blender - 2011 Beaver Creek Mater Chef Classic

"Accompanied by Grouse Mountain’s executive chef, David Gutowski, guest chef Stephanie Izard, owner of Chicago’s Girl & the Goat, offered up a menu of goat-filled dishes. Izard, a Daily Blender favorite since her inaugural exclusive interview, presented a divine confit goat belly with bourbon buttered lobster, pan-roasted striped bass, and a dessert of roasted apples and whiskey fatback gelato."
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Chicago Tribune 2010 Dining Awards - New Restaurant of the Year!

"Perhaps more impressive, Girl & the Goat lived up to its hype (fueled by Izard's 2008 "Top Chef" win), stood up to the pressure of being the hottest restaurant in town (you still need a crowbar to get in this place), and even overcame its vaguely suggestive name. Well done. " - Phil Vettel
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Metromix Chicago

Who is the 2010 Metromix Restaurant of the year?...
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Food & Wine

Top Chef Top 10: Stephanie Izard. See Stephanie's Top 10 Favorite Things from 2010
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Chicago Tribune - Spotting Chicago celebrity chefs

"Dining out is mostly about great food, pleasant ambience and nice company. But with the popularity of celebrity chefs means the culinary artists behind the food are also key attractions."
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The New York Times: Travel Section

"4 Towns, 4 Tasty New Reasons to Visit" - and Girl & the Goat is one of them!
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Michelin Guide Chicago announces its Bib Gourmand winners

"The chalk Michelin Man symbols indicate that these restaurants, and many more, have recieved the Bib Gourmand award, a Michelin Guide distinction award to restaurants judged to offer very good food at a very good value."
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Farm to Fork: Illinois Spence Farm

One of our favorite farms, Spence Farm, featured on PBS along with the White House Garden!
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The Eater Awards 2010

Stephanie Izard takes Chef of the Year, National, and Girl & the Goat holds down all 4 Chicago Awards
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Time Out Chicago: Friends of James Beard House Dinner at Girl & the Goat

Photo gallery and complete menu
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Crain's Business Chicago: 40 Under 40

Two goats have made the cut! Check out co-owner Kevin Boehm and chef/co-owner Stephanie Izard in the 2010 Crain's 40 Under 40.
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PopStar interview at Chicago Cutlery Event

This interview may answer some questions you have about Girl & the Goat as well as introduce you to Chicago Cutlery Knives.
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She's Got Your Goat: Stephanie Izard's New Digs

"But if you're looking for shocking, worry not, because the Goat is the kind of place where you'll encounter plenty of things you've never seen before."
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Girl & the Goat to Host Friends of James Beard Dinner

Maybe we'll change the name to "Girl & the Pig" for one night.
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Departures Magazine

Chicago's Top Restaurants
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Chicago Tribune

Phil Vettel reviews Girl & the Goat
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Rock & Roll Ghost

Chef Stephanie Izard Chats with Rock & Roll Ghost about Girl & the Goat
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ABC: Hungry Hound

Top Chef Winner Opens Chicago Restaurant

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Hamburger Hop

WGN: Hamburger Hop at Chicago Gourmet
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Chicago Gourmet

Chicago Gourmet Promo Video with Chef Stephanie Izard
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Izard Helps Open Nate Berkus-Designed Kitchen

Top Chef Stephanie Izard, chef/owner of the Girl & the Goat, helped open the Nettelhorst Community Kitchen at Lakeview's Nettelhorst School
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Chicago Magazine

FROM GOAT TO HERO: Stephanie Izard, everywhere at once and nowhere at all for two years, finally makes good on her promise in West Loop
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Time Out Chicago

Stephanie Izard is back. Chicago food will (hopefully) never be the same. By David Tamarkin
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Chicago Reader

Girl with the Goods: Stephanie Izard's Girl & the Goat justifies the hoopla.
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Hungry Magazine

Michael Nagrant's off the wall, 3-star review. "I came to your restaurant hoping to get an autograph, and maybe clip a lock of your hair when you walked by, but you didn't even leave the pass. You sat there all night paying attention to your cooks and tasting all the dishes that came your way."
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Chicagoist

Chuck Sudo's review of Girl & the Goat claiming, "All those appearances and demonstrations have honed Izard's cooking to military precision."
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Chicago-Magazine

Stephanie Izard on Girl & the Goat, "Top Chef," and more
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Mom Culture

Top Chef Winner / Artisanal Chef
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CS: The New It Girl

Want to guarantee your bash has the buzz it deserves? Add this new "It" girl to your guest list—pronto
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Chicago Tribune: On top of her game

"The menu Stephanie Izard planned, tossed out, then planned again was extravagant. Three courses, 10 dishes. Some brand new ideas. An old favorite or two. And each would use bacon…"
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