Posts tagged "mercadito"

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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Friday Food Fun

Friday Food Fun
Labor Day Weekend! Some of you may be asking where did summer go? Lots of goings on this past week from Next introducing their Paris cookbook over itunes, another Boka Group Quickfire challenge, Prosecco & Popcorn movie night featuring “Roman Holiday” and my first of many to be had 25 degrees burgers – very good!... Read more »

Food Fun Friday

Food Fun Friday
This weekend is like Summer Purgatory! Last hurrah before Labor Day and college football starts in earnest, 2 weeks away from bear’s kicking the season off at home. But there is some cool stuff going on and coming up. I’ll be wandering the food truck event on Saturday sponsored by Timeout while soaking in the... Read more »

Food Fun Friday

Food Fun Friday
I’m in a bit of limbo mentally since last night was one of the best Thai meals I may ever eat. Yep, I was at next for the second Kitchen Table experience in as many menus. The flavors were well done and the entire meal was a fun night thanks to great food, service and... Read more »
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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 »

20 Questions - Chef Patricio Sandoval of Mercadito

20 Questions - Chef Patricio Sandoval of Mercadito
Patricio Sandoval is a lively, gregarious guy. You can’t help but smile and laugh with him even if he’s trying to be serious – that is RARE! I’m a big fan of Mercadito and its tacos. I argue with Patricio each time to give me 3 tacos for a couple dollars less so I can... 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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Food Fun Friday!

This week has been brutal but there is a TON of stuff coming up to get you to the finish line of July! Burgers, contests and more…check out what’s going on in the City for fun with food! National Hamburger Day July 28! Benny’s Chop House - (444 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, 312.626.2444) Benny’s Chop... Read more »