Posts tagged "Chicago Tribune"

When 'Simple' Was Killed; the End of Cubs Day Baseball: August 8th,1988

When 'Simple' Was Killed; the End of Cubs Day Baseball: August 8th,1988
I have this picture in my top drawer that I adore. It’s a picture of me at my first baseball game.  June 5th, 1987.  Cubs vs. Cardinals.  I’m wearing the ole Cubs solid blue road jersey and my brand new Wilson glove.  You can see me squinting; probably trying to figure out what all those... Read more »

Kobayashi'd!

Kobayashi'd!
Well, that didn’t take long. International eating star Kobayashi and five ChicagoNow bloggers (including myself) took part in an eating contest to determine the future of western civilization. Okay, so it was actually just for bragging rights…but you get the picture.  This bloodbath (or beefbath) at the Tribune Tower cemented, at least in my mind, why Kobayashi... Read more »

Stunning Moments in Eating History; Kobayashi to be Upset by the Chicago Tough Group

Stunning Moments in Eating History; Kobayashi to be Upset by the Chicago Tough Group
As many of you Chicago Tough fans have heard, world champion eater Kobayashi will be facing off against five ChicagoNow folks in an Italian beef eating contest. All Kobayashi has to do is eat five Italian beefs…in the span it takes five people to eat ONE. The odds makers say that Kobayashi will win easily. ... Read more »
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