PRESS / MEDIA
Wine Enthusiast, America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants 2013
Friends of Florence receives Fiorino d'Oro Award.
Zagat Blog, April 3, 2012, "Which Food-TV Chefs Have Restaurants That Are Worth Visiting in Chicago?" Chef/Partner Tony Mantuano is on slide 5!
Columbia College's The Columbia Chronicle, April 2, 2012, Q&A with Executive Chef Sarah Grueneberg regarding her time on Top Chef and at Spiaggia
WGN TV, March 28, 2012, Lunchbreak cooking segment with Executive Chef Sarah Grueneber
Zagat Blog, March 27, 2012, "Chef's Guilty Pleasures," featuring Executive Chef Sarah Grueneberg on slide 41!
Zagat, March 26, 2012, "30 Under 30: Chicago's Hottest Up-and-Comers," Spiaggia's Executive Sous Chef Chris Marchino made the list and is on slide 14!
Chicago Tribune, March 19, 2012, Spiaggia nominated for Outstanding Service for the 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards
Eater Chicago, March 19, 2012, Lady Gaga Visits Spiaggia
Windy City Live, March 6, 2012, Executive Chef Sarah Grueneberg dishes on pasta and Top Chef: Texa
Chicago Tribune, March 6, 2012, Top Chef Chicago Cheftestants Exit Interview
Eater Chicago, March 1, 2012, First Interview with Executive Chef Sarah Grueneberg after Top Chef: Texas Finale
BravoTv.com, Feb. 29, 2012, Executive Chef Sarah Grueneberg on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live"
Michigan Avenue, February 2012, Most Romantic Tables in Chicago
Good Day Chicago, Feb. 10, 2012, Spiaggia's dining room manager Chad Bertelsman talks Spiaggia's most romantic table
Thrillist Chicago, Jan. 31, 2012, Spiaggia's Executive Chef Sarah Grueneberg shares a recipe for Manchego and Piquillo Spread in time for the Super Bowl
Naples Daily News, Jan. 25, 2012, Q&A with Chef/Partner Tony Mantuano regarding his Chef de Cuisine role at the 2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival
Bloomberg.com, Jan. 25, 2012, Chef/Partner discusses his role at the Naples Winter Wine Festival
Slice, Jan. 18, 2012, Serious Eat's pizza blog Slice reviews Cafe Spiaggia's pizzas
Food Gal, Jan. 17, 2012, Blogger Carolyn Jung recaps Spiaggia's involvement in a James Beard Foundation fundraising dinner at San Francisco's Perbacco
Zagat Blog, Jan. 10, 2012, Spiaggia named one of Chicago's Best Looking Restaurants
Victoria Advocate, Jan. 9, 2012, Executive Chef Sarah Grueneberg's hometown newspaper profiles her and her time on Top Chef: Texas
Chicago Tribune, Jan. 5, 2012, Cafe Spiaggia included in a round-up of restaurants making winter-inspired ice creams
Boston Globe, Dec. 28 2011, Chef/Partner Tony Mantuano comments on his faux gras recipe from "Wine Bar Food
Refinery 29 Chicago, Dec. 27, 2011, Sommelier Jason Carlen offers a New Year's Eve Cocktail recipe
La Cucina Italiana, December 2011, Feast of the Seven Fishes featuring Chef/Partner Tony Mantuano's Roman-style salt cod
TastingTable.com: Dec. 12, 2011, chef Sarah's Sous Chef Series video and prime rib recipe
Zagat.com: Dec. 9. 2011, a post about Spiaggia's White Truffle Tasting Menu
Chicago Sun-Times: Nov. 29, 2011, included chef Sarah's tips on how to poach seafood
Eater.com: Nov. 15, 2011, 2012 Michelin Guide awards Spiaggia one star
Chicago Live!: Nov. 10, 2011, Chicago Tribune's Kevin Pang interviews chef Sarah about "Top Chef: Texas"
BravoTV.com: Nov. 10, 2011, chef Sarah's Pig Skin Ravioli recipe from the first episode of "Top Chef: Texas"
29-95.com: Nov. 10, 2011, a post about native Texan chef Sarah and "Top Chef: Texas"
Eater.com: Nov. 9, 2011, chef Sarah named "Chicago Chef of the Year" in the 2011 Eater Awards
Chicago Sun-Times: Nov. 1, 2011, included chef Sarah in an article about Chicago "cheftestants" on "Top Chef: Texas"
The Wall Street Journal: Oct. 12, 2011, included an article about chef Tony and Spiaggia's Columbus Day-themed menu and cooking class