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Make Your Movie Night Pop: 5 Local Chefs Tell You How

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    It’s the old Chicago rub: World-class restaurants seem to spring up here every week. (Maybe it’s something in our soil.) But, as the temperatures get low, Chez Nous is really the only place we want to dine. Dinner? Movie? Wool blanket? From November through March, that’s our idea of a Michelin-worthy menu.

    But, don’t be afraid of missing out, fellow winter hibernators — we’ve got good news for you. Gourmet popcorn is trending hard at local hot spots, and five of our favorite chefs have agreed to share their recipes for at-home popping. They’ve even thrown in suggested movie pairings.

    With this guide, you don’t have to leave your love seat to get a taste of scene-y spots like Chuck’s Manufacturing and Sixteen. Now, you’ve got all the ingredients for a movie (night) with a happy ending.

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