Archive for April 2012

How to have a a Kosher for Passover social life

How to have a a Kosher for Passover social life
PassoverĀ is one of my favorite holidays, but, let’s face it, not being able to eat anything “leavened” until next Saturday night pretty much kills any fun dinner plans. (For my non-Jewish readers, that mean from sundown Friday night until sundown next Saturday you have to eliminate anything that might in some way be construed as... Read more »

Please don't buy rabbits as Easter basket gifts!

Please don't buy rabbits as Easter basket gifts!
I love rabbits. My family had one growing up, and we adored her. She was also crazy and chewed up half the house. Every year, parents buy rabbits for Easter, thinking they’ll be a cute addition to their kid’s Easter baskets. Unfortunately many of these rabbits will be abandoned once the families realize how much... Read more »

Chicago's first food trend: oysters

Chicago's first food trend: oysters
Chicago is a foodie town. Not only do we have a robust restaurant scene and an array of reputable chefs, but we have entire multi-day celebrations dedicated to eating. I’ve done a few features on the history of specific foods – still slathering the ketchup onto my hot dogs – but I never looked in... Read more »
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