David Alvarado

  • Dining

    January 7, 2010

    The Chelsea Grill

    New life in the old DNR spot

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Four Courses at Sophia

    ​ There's something to be said for having a BYOB restaurant nearby, walking home on a cold night with a Chardonnay as a jacket. But the charms of Sophia, at 1601 W. Main St., tucked behind Richmond in a nondescript building off Mandell, go beyond its geography. Now in his second year solo, c ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 31, 1998

    Urbana Renewal

    The chef has changed, but the party rolls on

  • Dining

    December 17, 1998