Archive for March 2017

Cuban cooking & drinking with class at Pata Negra

Cuban cooking & drinking with class at Pata Negra
One of the best ways to get to the heart of a culture is through its cuisine.  Like the origins of most native cuisine, ingredients are often determined by what’s abundant and available. In Cuba, rice and beans offer sustenance and comfort as a side dish to almost every meal. Cuba is surrounded by the... 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 »