Tag: food

Help Build a Food Museum In Chicago

Chicago’s food scene continues to grow. First the James Beard awards and now, a food museum? That’s exactly what Kyle Joseph, founder of Foodseum, plans to do, with the support of the city’s top chefs. Foodseum is a registered non-profit whose mission is to educate, celebrate and inspire through food. The permanent space is set... Read more »

The Grinch Hands Out Free Cupcakes at Sprinkles 11/19

 Get into the holiday cheer (in this case its also fine to be a Grinch) and stop by Sprinkles (50 E. Walton) Wednesday, Nov. 18 to meet the reclusive green Grinch. He’ll be behind the counter serving cupcakes from 3:30-4:30pm and the first 50 people in line wil receive a FREE Grinch Green Velvet cupcake.

Fashion designer Elda de la Rosa draws notable crowd on May 29

Chicago, IL – Drinks, food, women and fashion. All of those four things will be happening May 29th as local Chicago designer Elda de la Rosa debuts her 2014 collection presented during “The Age of Opulence” fashion at the Montgomery Club at 6 p.m.  And a night of opulence it will be.   Racked Chicago | Happenings  ... Read more »

Celebrate National Hot Dog Day with Chicago-themed Red Hots at Bull & Bear

Bull & Bear, 431 N. Wells, is getting into the spirit of National Hot Dog Day (July 23) by having Chef David Blonsky whip up Chicago-themed dogs for longer than 24 hours. Beginning today July 22, a different dressed dog will be available for the week at $9 a pop. The complete menu for the... Read more »

Uncover something new at Storefront Company

In the few steps it takes to walk across the length of Storefront Company, you catch a quick glimpse of what it must be like to be surrounded by beautiful, smart and interesting people. The building’s white exterior stands out against the dull gray on North Avenue and it’s windows framed with white curtains allow... Read more »

Tasting Menu Worth Spending Your Tax Refund on

Tax refunds and date nights are a sure sign that summer is just around the corner. However, it’s still cold, wet and miserable outside so drinks and dinner on patios are out. So where do you unload your refund check if all drinks and dinner on the patios is out? Hit up Filini Bar and Restaurant for... Read more »

2 Sparrows in Lincoln Park is the Total Package

A few weeks back I finally got around to trying 2 Sparrows around the corner from my apartment and let me tell you-it was definitely worth the wait and I’m not just talking about the food. Everything from the staff, to the decor and the food was exceptional. The new Lincoln Park restaurant opened by Charlie... Read more »

Southport HomeMade Pizza Co. Benefits Hamilton Elementary on Dec. 14

Love putting my money to work Mark Wednesday, December 14th as your next pizza night! Because for one day only, Hamilton Elementary will receive a donation for every purchase made at the HomeMade Pizza Co. store at 3430 N. Southport Ave. They will donate: $5 for every large pizza sold. (Gluten Free included) $2 for... Read more »

Take the Jenny Challenge for Some Holiday Fun: 100 Miles from Thanksgiving until Christmas

FACT: The average weight gain for an individual from Thanksgiving Day to Christmas day is 5-7lbs according to the New England Journal of Medicine. What can you do to change that? Take the Jenny Challenge of course! What’s the Jenny Challenge you say? Have you been living under a rock? Probably not so makes total... Read more »

The 'Diner en Blanc' Adventure

This Saturday was Chicago’s first Diner en Blanc which translates from French to Dinner in White. The concept gained steam after this article appeared in the New York Times. It detailed this uber-secret picnic that not only has over 10,000 people attend but has managed to stay secret for 20 years. Pretty dope to eat... Read more »