On New Year’s Eve, Charlie Trotter revealed his decision to close his eponymous restaurant after nearly 25 years in business. Trotter, who wants to travel and study philosophy and political theory, says he might return to the restaurant business some day. He dismisses the notion that the economy influenced his decision. St
Charlie Trotter: The Next Chapter
Pioneering chef Charlie Trotter talks about closing his Chicago restaurant, which raised the bar on American cuisine, and what’s next for him.