Archive for March 2016

Urban Belly to open Wicker Park location

Urban Belly to open Wicker Park location
Urban Belly, the wildly popular Bill Kim eatery in the West Loop will be opening their second location in Wicker Park on April 6. “Wicker Park is the perfect neighborhood to expand Urban Belly. I love creating food that is surprising. I want people to say, I wasn’t expecting that, but I like it,” says... Read more »

Shakespeare 400 Culinary Complete Works: 38 Chicago Celebrity Chefs take on the Bard

Shakespeare 400 Culinary Complete Works: 38 Chicago Celebrity Chefs take on the Bard
“Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers” Romeo and Juliet: Act 4, Scene 2 What better way to get a taste of Shakespeare than through menus created by Chicago’s celebrity chefs that put a spin on works from the Bard. Lucky for us, as Chicago celebrates Shakespeare 400 with 850 events and... Read more »

10 new colors and designs to add pizzazz to your kitchen

10 new colors and designs to add pizzazz to your kitchen
The 2016 International Home + Housewares Show was in town this week adding a rainbow of color to the gray interiors of McCormick Place Exposition Center. The, trade only, show brought over 62,000 buyers, exhibitors and media from around the world to Chicago. As visitors saw, once again, color not only plays an important role... Read more »
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Trends from the International Home + Housewares Show

Allrecipes, the online recipe site, is introducing a colorful line of cookware and accessories for the everyday cook that are available online. Photo: Carole Kuhrt-Brewer
With more than 2,100 exhibitors at the International Home + Housewares Show, now in Chicago at McCormick Place Exposition Center, it was easy to get a take on the latest trends in housewares. Peering into the vast exhibition spaces, one is dazzled by a sea of colorful new products. Here are some that are already out... Read more »