Mark Caro has been writing about entertainment and culture for the Chicago Tribune for more than 20 years, covering popular and classical music, film, theater, comedy and the visual arts. He has profiled such figures as Yo-Yo Ma, Jennifer Hudson, Tom Cruise, Woody Allen and Steven Spielberg. Mark's 2005 story about Charlie Trotter's refusal to serve foie gras led to Chicago's two-year ban on the fat duck livers. That story was a James Beard Award finalist, and subsequent book on the issue, The Foie Gras Wars won the 2009 Great Lakes Book Award for general non-fiction and two prizes from the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in Paris. Mark lives in Evanston with his wife and two girls.
Mark writes about: