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T-Minus 10 Days till Turkey Day

T-Minus 10 Days till Turkey Day
Time flies and suddenly Thanksgiving is NEXT week! Time to pack or plan for that recipe to make the day even better, my two earlier posts covered the logistics of hosting a good Thanksgiving and menu planning. This week I’ll discuss recipe hunting and shopping list creation. Next week, during the home stretch I’ll cover... Read more »

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 »

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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A Chat with the Godfather of Mixology, Adam Seger!

My first time with mixology was a number of years ago in Soho, London at a place called Lab. I still have the menu and when I asked Adam Seger he said, “That’s where it all started. Those guys are so cutting edge.” Who knew? I remember at the time being impressed and a bit... Read more »