Chicago’s food writers use a lot of words to describe the food scene every day. To make it succinct, they describe the 2019 scene in just one word.
Michael Nagrant, michaelnagrant.com: Woke
Titus Ruscitti, ChiBBQKing: Diverse
Ji Suk Yi, WGN Radio, Sun-Times: CBD oil infused
Morgan Olsen, Time Out Chicago: Globetrotting
Chandra Ram, Plate: Anxious. Who knows what’s going to happen next?
Ariel Cheung, Plate, Chicago, Time Out Chicago, Block Club: Diversifying