Posts tagged "Chicago Food Snob"

Food Fun Friday Chicago - Sept 12th

Food Fun Friday Chicago - Sept 12th
Stay warm and have a fun weekend! Marathon in a MONTH for all of you still training. Free Dessert for a Cause Kimpton Restaurants of Chicago are pitching in to support “Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day” on September 12, 2014. September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel have deemed... Read more »

Food Fun Friday - Chicago Labor Day

Food Fun Friday - Chicago Labor Day
With college football starting and the long weekend, I’m excited for the weekend. I hope you have a lot of fun things planned!!! Stay Safe and have a fun weekend. Support the Trotter Project The Grant Park Conservancy’s opening night fundraiser, Thursday, September 4, 2014 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm, in collaboration with The Trotter Project, of... Read more »

Food Fun Friday - Chicago

Food Fun Friday - Chicago
One more weekend till college football! I hope everyone has a great first or last weekend with the kids not in school. Stay Safe and have a fun weekend. Tequila Dinner Wednesday, August 27 at the Signature Room. Chef Cardel Reid and Mixologist Patrick Gibellina are pairing up for a special tequila dinner. Guests will... Read more »
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The Joys of Cooking – Molecularly

The Joys of Cooking – Molecularly
I left the kitchen world just as molecular cuisine was really starting to take hold as a technique. Cooking is all about technique and applying heat to a product in the best way possible to achieve the desired result for the chef. Those who employ “crazy molecular science” in their kitchen get a bad rap... Read more »

Food Fun Friday - Chicago

Food Fun Friday - Chicago
Some great dining especially for The Trotter Project this weekend. Enjoy the Air Show if you take the time! Stay Safe and have a fun weekend. Support the Trotter Project This weekend Charlie Trotter inspired dishes and menu’s all around the city. Check out my post from yesterday to see WHO is cooking up some... Read more »

Celebrate Charlie Trotter Day THIS Weekend!

Celebrate Charlie Trotter Day THIS Weekend!
This weekend The Trotter Project is working with chefs around the world to celebrate chef Trotter and the opening of his eponymous restaurant. The weekend around August 16-17 was always an exciting one at the restaurant. Chef friends from around the world would come to Chicago and celebrate the restaurant’s anniversary with epic dinners and... Read more »
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Food Fun Friday for Chicago

Food Fun Friday for Chicago
    TGIF! I hope everyone has had a great week and is enjoying this beautiful Friday so far. Some fun upcoming events and at the bottom some ideas for Air and Water Show if you’re around next weekend. Stay Safe and have a fun weekend. Beyond Gourmet Dinner Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet’s Beyond... Read more »

20 Questions with Chef Bill Kim - Belly Q, Belly Shack & Urban Belly

20 Questions with Chef Bill Kim - Belly Q, Belly Shack & Urban Belly
I’ve been lucky enough to get to know chef Bill Kim over the last number of years. We never worked together but as Trotter Alums we have many friends in common. Bill’s food is Asian in flavor but always very familiar with his unique playful style that has American influences. Chef Kim was one of... Read more »

20 Questions with Chef Dave Beran - Next Restaurant

20 Questions with Chef Dave Beran - Next Restaurant
I’ve gotten to know Dave over the past few years since next has opened. I’ve been lucky to dine there a lot and he was generous to allow me in to the kitchen to do a profile on the kitchen staff during their el bull menu. He’s definitely a chef I would want to work... Read more »
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Chicago Marathon Training Update: 124 Days and Counting

Chicago Marathon Training Update: 124 Days and Counting
I’m a few months in to training and one training race, Soldier Field 10 mile, in to the process of getting ready for the BIG DAY in October. It’s as if “Phase One: Preparation” is over. I say preparation because you need to build a base to even think about this race. I didn’t start... Read more »