Alisha Elenz (center), a nominee for the James Beard Award's Rising Star Chef honor and the executive chef at mfk., got glammed up with Tan France.

‘Queer Eye’ Star Tan France Gives mfk. Chef Alisha Elenz A Glam Makeover For James Beard Award Ceremony

Elenz is young but she already shines in Chicago's culinary world.

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As Trump Plans To Bring Border Patrol To Sanctuary Cities, Mayor Lightfoot Pushes Back: ‘We Will Not Be Bullied’

“If anyone thinks they can come here into our city and terrorize our residents into the shadows, let me say this: They have another thing coming," Lightfoot said.

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Here’s What You Can Buy At Gucci’s New Psychedelic Pop-Up Shop

The luxury retailer opened the disco ball-encrusted shop in an old drive-thru bank in the West Loop.