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Food Fun Friday

Food Fun Friday
How was everyone’s week? I apologize for being a bit MIA on posting but the “real job” was super busy and kept me going it got hired to find time to put something good up but I promise next week will be back to the usual! Lots of fun events coming up this week –... Read more »

20 Questions with Boka Group Owners Rob Katz & Kevin Boehm

20 Questions with Boka Group Owners Rob Katz & Kevin Boehm
Eerily enough, on the day we did this interview it was Rob’s wedding anniversary and that was the day I met both of them 6 years ago when I was a server. They both happened to be in the restaurant at the same time! I’ve enjoyed dining at their restaurants over the years and just... Read more »

BACONFEST 2011 - A Ton of Bacon!

I missed out on last year so I can’t give you a comparison but I did witness the bacon Takedown. Among our Bacon Festivals in Chicago this is THE event to go to. With a new, bigger location, more pork-o-philes were able to enjoy swine, 1,500 in fact! Actually there are a lot of facts... Read more »
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2011 Fun

The first weekend of a new year is always filled with plans and resolutions of improvement. Many want to lose weight, others exercise more, take a class to learn something new or just live a better life. The new year gives everyone the chance at rebirth and fresh starts. I wish you all the best... Read more »

Restful Weekend?

Restful Weekend?
I know everyone is looking to enjoy the Indian Summer, but Halloween is coming! I know I’ll still be out and about, but not lighting my hair on fire, throw caution to the wind crazy. Sunday the Bears play at home, the city will be alive with excitement upon Jay Cutler’s return. This past week... Read more »

Triple Seared Beef - Giuseppe Tentori

This is an old technique from Japan on how to sear meat with a deep rich flavor. I’ve used this technique at a few restaurants and Giuseppe’s version with American Whiskey is a fun new twist. Giuseppe is the well known local Executive Chef at Boka. We met when he was the Sous Chef at... Read more »
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The Snob on WGN Morning Radio

Happy Saturday if you missed out I was on the Chicago Now radio show with Sarah Spain this morning. Had lots of fun and hopefully they’ll let me go back. The link takes you to the podcast of my segment…enjoy, http://www.wgnradio.com/shows/chicagonow/wgnam-chicagonow-food41010,0,7419637.mp3file

Test Your Palate at Boka

Looking for something fun to do this week? Tuesday, April 6th at 6:30pm Boka is hosting a complimentary blind wine tasting. Test your palate with 4 mystery wines poured from decanters and give your best guesses as to the varietal and region of origin. The person with the most correct answers gets a $100 gift card to BOKA.... Read more »