Posts in category "Food"
With the announcement that Budweiser beer, owned by a Belgian company, rolling summertime pseudo-patriotic red white and blue cans branded “America” that were designed by Jones Knowles Richie of London, Shanghai, Singapore (and oh yes, NYC)–what is left to parody? When marketing plans are self-satire, comedy is dead. Then again, we in America parody ourselves. Big Boxes stores... Read more »
Humans are tribal creatures. Just consider those who faithfully stomp through rain and snow to the Bears game. You can tell the Bears tribe by their chosen gear. Bears caps, Bear jerseys, Bears jackets and scarves, Bears-wear everywhere. It’s how the Bears show their affiliation to the tribe. Some believe this affinity to herd with... Read more »
On Veterans’ Day, I was reminded of FDR’s four freedoms as enumerated in his 1941 State of the Union speech. Attending a “members only” Art Institute of Chicago talk about the delicious new exhibit, “Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine”, a jumbotron-version of Norman Rockwell’s “Freedom from Want” exploded onto the screen. There... Read more »
Reading just ruined my life. It’s true. Books from time to time have deflowered my virginity about issues I thought I knew about but clearly was as innocent as my 7-year-old grandson. My current library book (it was quite a wait, but thank you to the Chicago Public Library), Salt Sugar Fat; how the food giants... Read more »
Paula Deen, Queen of Southern Fried. According to one southern cousin, it’s a witch hunt against Ms. Deen though personally I have not seen anything about barbecuing her on an open fire. I get it. I was raised by South Georgia mother whose culinary specialties included Crisco-crust homemade pies, Southern fried chicken and her ever... Read more »
Latest on ChicagoNow
from Eye Tunes by Bare1000
posted Tuesday at 11:29 pm
from The Chicago Creepout by Kristin Wicks
posted Tuesday at 11:09 pm
from When Jenn-Anne Snaps by Jenn-Anne
posted Tuesday at 11:00 pm
from The Vociferous Envoy by Charles W. Johnson
posted Tuesday at 10:23 pm
from Affirmed Mom by Pamela Valentine
posted Tuesday at 9:51 pm
Read these ChicagoNow blogs
Chicago Cubs news and comprehensive blog, featuring old school baseball writing combined with the latest statistical trends
A former insider's non-partisan view on local, state, and national politics.
A bad mom describes her struggles with her kids and other moms while exploring almost everything there is to do with kids in the Chicagoland area.
Read these ChicagoNow Bloggers