Chicago's restaurant and bar scene is virtually unrecognizable from what it was like in 2005, the year Time Out Chicago launched. Over the past decade, we've seen food trends come and go (remember when people lined up for cupcakes?), but the most interesting thing is seeing the career trajectory of notable Chicago chefs. Some of the big names from 2005, like Rick Bayless, are still doing great things here, while others, like Rick Tramonto, have been focusing their attention elsewhere. Tracking these chef's careers is a fascinating look at how Chicago's restaurant scene has evolved over the last 10 years.
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