Archive for March 2017

Cuban cooking & drinking with class at Pata Negra

Cuban cooking & drinking with class at Pata Negra
When was the first time you had yuca? For me it was only a short time ago. It will definitely not be the last time. My yuca, was deep fried, almost like thick oven fries or French fries.  The yuca was a side for a Cubano sandwich that I made at a cooking class at... Read more »

Best cookbooks of 2016: James Beard Foundation nominees

Best cookbooks of 2016: James Beard Foundation nominees
As you probably know, the James Beard Foundation has, once again, chosen Chicago for their annual awards ceremony that will take place on May 1st at the Lyric Opera House. Leading up to the ceremony, the foundation holds a number of events naming nominees as well as award winners in various categories. Today they rolled... Read more »