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Gifts for Food Fiends!

Gifts for Food Fiends!
I’m all about getting those I love good Christmas or Hanukah presents. Knowing someone listened to you or better yet knows you well enough to shop for something special is a great feeling. I’ve gotten plenty of presents that make me wonder, WTF! So in the spirit of not having to pretend the sweater grandma... 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 »

Food Fun Friday

Food Fun Friday
Are you ready for some football? College or pro there is a buzz in the air now that the king of sports has begun its season. Also, seems like loads of new things are starting, must be that start of the school year mentality we all grew up with. New Pinkberry in Old Town, menu... Read more »
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Food Events Friday

I hate coming up with Friday post headlines. I know they look lazy and trite but I’m at a loss how to make them more exciting! Maybe FREE STUFF FRIDAY but then people will be annoyed at the lack of free stuff. Random… So we’re approaching the 25th weekend of the year. Weird to be... Read more »

Memorial Day Weekend Food Fun

Memorial Day Weekend Food Fun
This is a big weekend for BBQs and fun. Not a whole lot of events came through this week but there is some fun stuff coming still in the early weeks of June and even this weekend if you need ideas for something to do. But first, a bit of a sappy note on how... Read more »

Chicago Food Events

TGIF and enjoy the sun everyone. Lots of fun for Craft Beer Week and various Memorial Day specials to be enjoyed, IF the weather stays nice. Beer Lovers Celebrate Craft Beer Week C-House, located inside the Affinia Chicago, is calling all beer lovers to celebrate   Chicago’s Craft Beer Week. From May 19 through 27 C-House... Read more »
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Friday Food Fun

Spring seems to have sprung but I know this weekend is slated to be rainy and cold! I got a sneak peek at some cool movies worth going to – Bridesmaids and the new Pirates of the Caribbean. Last night, the Greater Chicago Food Depository held their annual canstruction event to fight hunger in the... Read more »

Mother's Day & Kentucky Derby: Updated

Last week Kate became Princess Katherine and this weekend Mom should also get the Royal treatment as well. Many brunch options to make mom happy, from lavish hotel spreads to restaurant buffets and set menus. You’ll find an option for all budgets as well. I haven’t heard if any are sold out but I’m guessing... Read more »

Dog Days of Spring Fun

I’m not sure about anyone else but I really need this weather to make up its mind. I had a chance to try the new Share Our Strength Tacos at Mercadito. The “firecracker by Chef Rodelio Aglibot- the Food Buddha – was AWESOME! It’ll be on the menu next month and worth a trip or... Read more »
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Time to Plan Your March of Debauchery

Sorry for the late post – work has been crazy this week! With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, I have two questions. First, is your liver ready to partake and survive what seems to be a month long celebration? Second, uh, who’s hooking me up with a stool or table on the 17th??? The... Read more »