Posts tagged "Chicago chocolate"

The Chicago Food Film Festival: eat what you see on the screen!

The Chicago Food Film Festival: eat what you see on the screen!
Whatever you do, stay away from downtown tomorrow; The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival is coming. Yes, I know it’s a very cute tradition, but hordes of tourists ramming passersby with strollers and diaper bags sounds like my nightmare. If you must go, Bar Toma has opened up its heated patio to let festival goers watch... Read more »

Don't miss the chocolate event of the year

Don't miss the chocolate event of the year
Remember how I said street festival season is my favorite time of the year? This is my second favorite. The Chicago Fine Chocolate Festival takes place this weekend, and it might as well have been called the “Let’s Make Chicago Quirk as Happy as Humanly Possibly” festival. An entire weekend devoted to chocolate? Yes, please!... Read more »

Chocolate, girly drinks and astrologers

Chocolate, girly drinks and astrologers
The fastest way to get me interested in an event is to tell me that there’s going to be food there - I’m that ridiculous chick positioned next to the appetizers as if it was my last meal. Throw chocolate and delicious cocktails in there, and I’m in heaven. Vosges will host Love Potions and Aphrodisiacs:... Read more »
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Windy City Sweets

Windy City Sweets
I was heading home in a cab this past Saturday night, watching one of those in-taxi televisions (I love those things), when I was reminded of one of my favorite Chicago topics: candy and snacks. That, combined with my inner fat kid’s extreme sweet tooth, is what brings us this week’s fun facts. Twinkies (the... Read more »