Posts tagged "best chicago food blogs"

20 Questions with Andrew Knowlton, Restaurant & Drinks Editor - Bon Appetit

20 Questions with Andrew Knowlton, Restaurant & Drinks Editor - Bon Appetit
Andrew Knowlton is a good looking guy. I overheard more than one woman the evening of Hamburger Hop swoon as his name was mentioned or they caught a glimpse! I knew he was outspoken but I wasn’t sure if his Hampton’s good looks played a role in his persona. As we sat down to chat,... Read more »

Food Fun Friday

Food Fun Friday
It seems summer is gone and fall is here with the rain and chill of autumn. I’m holding out hope for a weekend or week of Indian summer, El Nino or Nina owes us! Lots of added events for charity, classes, football specials and other great one offs. With Halloween close at hand I’m sure... Read more »

Last Food Fun Friday of July!

This truly feels like the dog days of summer! From blistering heat to insane flash storms to keep you up at night, it ALMOST makes you wish for cooler less crazy days. But with football back and Lolla next weekend it almost feels like fall is around the corner. There are some cool events and... Read more »
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20 Questions with Chef Michael Taus - Zealous

20 Questions with Chef Michael Taus - Zealous
Michael Taus has been a part of the Chicago restaurant scene for nearly 2 decades. From an industry perspective that’s a huge accomplishment, personally I think it’s impressive he’s stayed relevant by changing and adapting with culinary trends and the economy. I’ve never worked with Michael but he’s cut from an old school cloth. He... Read more »

Friday Food Fun

I’m so ready for the long WEEKEND! I’m curious what people think of the new ChicagoNow site. I hope to have it as mastered as the last system we used – our posting software changed – very, very soon. With the new camera I got, I would expect much better pictures in the future. If... Read more »

Pre-Movie Theatre Dinner: Markethouse

Pre-Movie Theatre Dinner: Markethouse
Last weekend, I went to a LOT of movies. I like going to the River North 21 since there are a ton of choices and it’s near my house. The food pickings are pretty random and dicey depending on your choices. I stumbled in to the Markethouse not sure what to expect and was pleasantly... Read more »
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3 Days till Thanksgiving

3 Days till Thanksgiving
It’s the Super Bowl of cooking for Americans every year. I’ve discussed over the past few weeks, menu planning, recipe ideas and the basic logistics of cooking dinner. The last set of tips and ideas will be managing your actual Thanksgiving Day cooking.   I don’t know about your house but I do all the... Read more »

T-Minus 10 Days till Turkey Day

T-Minus 10 Days till Turkey Day
Time flies and suddenly Thanksgiving is NEXT week! Time to pack or plan for that recipe to make the day even better, my two earlier posts covered the logistics of hosting a good Thanksgiving and menu planning. This week I’ll discuss recipe hunting and shopping list creation. Next week, during the home stretch I’ll cover... Read more »

Fun Food Stuff Coming to Chicago

Fun Food Stuff Coming to Chicago
The Michelin Bibs are out and I’ll wait to write more once we see who is and isn’t Star worthy. I am off to one of the Bib restaurants this weekend. Here’s a hint – it’s the one with the most disturbing name! Soooo what else is going on you ask? Food and Wine at... Read more »
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Two Food Events - Tonight and Tomorrow

Two Food Events - Tonight and Tomorrow
With the weather being AWESOME! here are two ideas one indoor and one out going on tonight and tomorrow. The first tonight is a special web telecast by the Chef of Pei Wei Eric Justice. He’ll share the cooking techniques and recipes for three new Thai dishes including Kao Soi, Chicken Laarb and Grilled Thai... Read more »