Lisa Shames

Lisa Shames is a Chicago-based freelance writer specializing in food, restaurants, travel and culture. Her work has appeared in CS, Time Out Chicago, Sophisticated Living, Chicago Sun Times, So Good and Plate. In addition, she is a storyteller at Bonhomme Hospitality.

All Articles From Lisa Shames

Growing Your Own Mushrooms Is Easier Than You Think

The mushroom guy who outfits Chicago's best rest restaurants also shares an easy, mushroom-centric recipe

Why Digging a Hole in Your Backyard Might Yield the Best Steak Ever

A Chicago chef and food writer show us a new way to prepare a cut of meat

Beloved Chicago Artist Tony Fitzpatrick Is Making Puzzles Now

There's never been a more affordable or engaging way to own a work from the celebrated collagist