Two videos to share

We wanted to share a couple recent special videos with everyone. We were thrilled to have Big Jones on Check, Please! last week on Chicago’s WTTW! We were completely impressed with the work done by the whole crew, and we truly enjoyed the day we spent with them. Video for the episode we’re on — […]

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Check us out in Travel and Leisure!

Thanks to Travel and Leisure and Francine Maroukian for a wonderful write up in the current issue of the magazine, noting the Southern influence in Chicago restaurants. We’re in great company as Francine takes you to six local spots including Big Jones, and wow what wonderful things she has to say about our restaurant. Francine […]

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Thanks to Eater Chicago and TimeOut’s David Tamarkin for a nod to our burger!

  We’ve been thankful and humbled by the great press we’ve received over our first three years. Lately, it seems that an unlikely menu item has finally been achieving some of the acclaim our regulars have been bestowing upon it since day one. First TimeOut Chicago listed it as one of the 100 best things […]

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Mardi Gras Previews, thanks to tastingtable.com!

I met with Heather Sperling of Chicago Tasting Table a couple of weeks ago to discuss Mardi Gras and talk about our direction at Big Jones. The result was this wonderful write up of our Mardi Gras menu plus the following pictures Heather took of some dishes we prepared as a preview. The shots turned […]

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Now anyone can get inside info on their favorite chefs, mixologists, and restaurants

If you’ve been wondering why my blogging has been on the light side lately, it’s because I’ve been busily filling out questionnaires and profile information for an exciting new site. I’ll let the site speak for itself. Congratulations to Restaurant Intelligence Agency and Ellen Malloy for an amazing achievement! Check it out here RIA’s Soapbox

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