Tag: chicago gourmet

Food Fun Friday

Food Fun Friday
Crazy fun week for me – I’m closer to next week’s reservation at NEXT!, I did a fun 20 question segment with Bill Terlato, and it’s football season!!! Lots of fun events coming up soon and even this weekend so read through. Lots of restaurant special nights and deals below… Have a safe and fun... Read more »

What's in store for Chicago Gourmet 2011?

What's in store for Chicago Gourmet 2011?
It’s been a month since the party in the park known as Chicago Gourmet, and I wanted to get some insight as to how the organizers felt it went. A few writers and bloggers panned the event for its lines, cost and worthiness of Chicago. Head shot maven, Steve Dolinsky tweeted about eight times saying... Read more »

Chicago Gourmet 2010

Chicago Gourmet 2010
While Chicago’s restaurant scene has gained international culinary respect amongst food writers and gourmands, has it earned the reputation through its annual food festival? I would have to say yes and so would others. This past weekend at the Pritzker Pavilion, you saw the growth of the Chicago Gourmet festival and the palpable enthusiasm for... Read more »
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Chicago Gourmet Hamburger Hop

Had to take a pic to make sure I wasn't so drunk I got it wrong!
The kickoff event to the Chicago Gourmet weekend was a fun way to begin the weekend food festival. As I walked up the steps to the Harris Theatre rooftop, you could smell the burgers grilling and see the hints of smoke coming off the grills! Your senses were teased before you even saw what was... Read more »

Hello Friday - What a weird week...

Hello Friday - What a weird week...
So, um, I think there’s this thing this weekend??? Ya, it’s Chicago Gourmet. As much as I’ve written about it, I’m kind of ready for it to HAPPEN ALL AREADY! We get a whole weekend of fun and shenanigans before the extended party day on Monday for the Bears game. But if you didn’t shell... Read more »

Chicago Gourmet - SOLD OUT!

Chicago Gourmet - SOLD OUT!
Like any good rock concert the tickets for Chicago Gourmet are sold out! Two day registration passes, gone. Single day tickets for Saturday or Sunday, no mas! Grand Cru wine tasting, no wine for you! But take solace there are two ways to still get in on the party. First, the opening event “Hamburger Hop”... Read more »
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Chicago Gourmet

Next weekend Chicago’s premier food festival Chicago Gourmet kickoffs in Millennium Park. Each year it gets bigger and better. The big highlights this year are the Grand Cru wine tasting, various cooking demonstrations and the Friday event the Hamburger HOP. To get all the info, check out the website and get your tickets today! In... Read more »

Football Weekend

Football Weekend
This is the first FULL weekend of football which means lots of sports talk and men discussing fantasy football. BUT there is some fun food events that shouldn’t be missed! Weekend Events BACON – Chicago Bacon Takedown at Lincoln Hall on Saturday – 1:30-3:30pm CUPCAKES – Blog Editors from Cupcakes Take the Cake will be... Read more »

Summer BLOWOUT!

Summer BLOWOUT!
It’s Labor Day weekend, ALREADY! I’m not talking weather so I can’t be blamed as the jinx. The long weekend has two great iconic Chicago events to help ease the end of summer. I’ll also be on the radio this morning with Mike McConnell, WGN 720 AM at 11:30 am. We’ll be talking about the... Read more »
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Question

Question
This post I’m hoping will be interactive, I hope, or it gives you a greater understanding as to how I think when I go into a restaurant. I wonder about a lot of things on a normal basis: –          How do some people still smoke? –          Do large Americans, Fat people, not realize they’re killing... Read more »