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LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW (Aired May 7th, 2010)

Sophie Gayot shared a bit of her personal background and her life as a food critic on WJJG AM 1530 Chicago's The Kiki Vale Show on May 7, 2010. Listeners learned about the Gayot family's roots in print publishing and the evolution to their current presence in the on-line arena.

Chicago radio show host Kiki Vale Sour cream with sorrel, smoked salmon and pink pepper dish from Alinea in Chicago Sophie Gayot

And as Chicago is known for its outstanding restaurant scene, Sophie noted the Windy City eateries that had earned a spot on's 2010 Annual Restaurant Issue, as well as where to find the top picks for treating Mom to a special Mother's Day brunch this Sunday.

Below is the list of restaurants that were mentioned during the show: