Blackbird Executive Chef Paul Kahan shared in the top prize—Outstanding Chef—at the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards. Congratulations, Chef Kahan!
Chef Paul Kahan—alongside Anthony Bourdain, and Blackbird partner Donnie Madia—was featured on the Travel Channel's most recent epidode of "The Layover." View a clip from their conversation here.
Blackbird’s resident Mixologist, Lynn House, is Chicago’s 2012 Punch Wars Champion. Her winning cocktail, “Diamonds and Pears,” won her a trip to Miami, where, on October 16, she’ll make a run at the Punch Wars National Title.
Pastry Chef Dana Cree featured in Chicago Magazine.
Head Mixologist Lynn House and Pastry Chef Dana Cree featured in the August edition of the Chicago Bar Guide.
Blackbird and chef Paul Kahan nominated for The James Beard Foundation Awards 2011: Outstanding Chef Award
A day in the life of Chef Paul Kahan by POPSUGAR Chicago.
Chef Anthony Bourdain shows some love to Paul Kahan’s restaurants in Chicago.
“Favorite Chicago spot for food? Any place run by Paul Kahan: Blackbird, avec, The Publican, Big Star.”
Pastry Chef Patrick Fahy’s new desserts at Blackbird.
Food Network Magazine asked top chefs across the country for their best advice.
Chef Paul Kahan featured in “11 Celeb Chefs Dish on Their Sexiest Meal Ever”
Check out Pastry Chef Patrick Fahy!!!
Blackbird is rated by Zagat.
Blackbird featured in Wine Spectator
Blackbird featured in Culinary Trends
Blackbird featured in City Magazine
Blackbird Restaurant featured in a book titled “Cafe’s, Bars, & Restaurants”
Blackbird featured in In Style Magazine
Blackbird featured in GQ magazine
Blackbird surveyed by ZAGAT
Blackbird nominated for The James Beard Foundation Awards 2009: Outstanding Chef Award
Blackbird featured in The Chicago Reader, November 2008.
Blackbird featured in Chicago Sun-Times June 2007
Blackbird featured on Angeleno Magazine, June 2007
Blackbird featured in amNew York
Blackbird mentioned in Time Out Chicago, March 2007 Loop/West Loop restaurants
Blackbird mentioned in Chicago Social March 2007
Blackbird featured in Chicago Sun-Times March 2007
Blackbird benefit brings Mario Batali to town
Chef Paul Kahan for Common Threads
Soo K. Chang and Blackbird featured in Chicago Social
Maria Pinto on Blackbird, March 2007
Blackbird mentioned in Chicago Sun-Times, February 2007
Blackbird in Time Out Chicago’s Contemporary American cuisine
Blackbird nominated for the Time Out Chicago 2007 Eat Out Awards
Blackbird on Times Union, February 2007
Blackbird nominated for The James Beard Foundation Awards 2007: Outstanding Chef Award
Blackbird Restaurant featured in WWD Scoop Magazine, December 2006.
Blackbird featured in BeE Magazine, Fall 2006
Blackbird featured in Food & Wine Magazine, June 2006
Blackbird featured in Town & Country Travel
Blackbird featured in North Shore Magazine, November 2005
Blackbird featured in the R&I 2005 Ivy Awards
Blackbird featured in Chicago Magazine, November 2004
Blackbird featured in Wallpaper Navigator, Summer 2004
Blackbird elected for the The James Beard Foundation Awards 2004: American Express Best Chef Midwest
Blackbird nominated for The James Beard Foundation Awards 2003: American Express Best Chef Midwest
Blackbird featured in Chicago Magazine, November 2002
Blackbird elected for a James Beard Foundation Award for
Outstanding Restaurant Design, 2002
Blackbird Restaurant’s James Beard Award nominations, 2002.
Blackbird nominated for the James Beard Foundation Awards 2002: American Express Best Chef Midwest
Blackbird nominated for the James Beard Foundation Awards 2002
Blackbird featured in Food & Wine Magazine, January 2002
Blackbird featured in Food & Wine Magazine, November 2001
Blackbird featured in Gourmet Magazine, October 2001.
Blackbird featured in New York Times Magazine, August 2001
Blackbird nominated for the James Beard Foundation Awards 2001
AIA Honor Awards, May 2000
Blackbird featured in Bon Appetit, January 1999
Blackbird featured in The Chicago Tribune, May 1998