Posts tagged "food"

Chatham's Newest Coffeehouse: Fleck's Coffee

Chatham's Newest Coffeehouse: Fleck's Coffee
Several years ago a long time business,Becky’s Florist and its successor Creative Florist, in Chatham closed its doors for good at 343 E 79th. Many felt it would be difficult to find a quality business to take the place of the florist. While the pessimist saw doom and gloom mother and daughter team Mrs. Olga... Read more »

What To Do In Chatham This Weekend

The events are as follows: Carter Temple CME Church Presents the Chatham Gospel Idol Contest Saturday June 30, 2012   Carter Temple CME Church,   Lower level SJ Laws Hall,  7841 S Wabash 10am-2pm Information: 773-874-0175 Q&A With Superintendent Garry McCarthy Saturday June 30, 2012 St Mark UMC 8441 S St. Lawrence Information: 773.635.6500 Chatham Food Market Independence... Read more »

The Real Woman Behind Real Men Cook

The Real Woman Behind Real Men Cook
Coming up this Sunday, June 17, 2012, the 23rd annual Real Men Cook event will take place at the the new Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center located at 1250 W 119th street on the city’s far Southside. Grandfathers, fathers, sons and grandsons will prepare their best dishes to present to the public... Read more »
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Can Reggio's Pizza Get a Fair Deal from Chicago Public Schools

Can Reggio's Pizza Get a Fair Deal from Chicago Public Schools
Reggio’s Pizza started as a single restaurant on 79th street in Chatham over 20 years ago and grew to offering pizza’s to various foodservice providers including the Chicago Public Schools. Today, after several years of call from the company, community leaders and local politicians the Chicago Public Schools and their food vendoe Chartwells have not... Read more »

Chatham: The New 87th Street

Chatham: The New 87th Street
While the community grabbles with social issues, a main thorofare is becoming quite busy again. The 87th street cooridor going west has seen a number of new businesses now the development is coming east. Starting at 87th State Street, the Shell gas station is in the process of a $1.0 millon upgrade with new pumps... Read more »

The Opening of Garrett Popcorn Shop in Chatham

This was the scene at the opening of Garrett Popcorn Shops Chatham store. Everyone wanted the free Chicago Mix popcorn today. Garrett hired local and used local bank Seaway for the construction financing of the facility. A Win-Win for Chatham.
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Garrett Popcorn Comes To Chatham

Garrett Popcorn Comes To Chatham
For Immediate Release Garrett Popcorn Shops®: A Chicago Tradition Since 1949 Opens its First Stand-Alone Shop at 87th Street and Cottage Grove CHICAGO (December 2011)— Garrett Popcorn announces with excitement it will open its first stand-alone Shop located at 737 E. 87th Street and Cottage Grove in the Chatham neighborhood on Thursday, December 22 at... Read more »

Taste Chatham- The Pan African Cuisine Destination

Taste Chatham- The Pan African Cuisine Destination
Our community has become a destination point for Pan African Cuisine, dishes inspired from ingredients indigenous to the continent of Africa. So during the holiday season go out and taste Chatham. Here are some restaurants to try Yassa African Restaurant – African Fusion 716 E 79th St (773) 488-5599 Dishes from Senegal and other African... Read more »

Shop Chatham For Thanksgiving

During the Thanksgiving Day weekend go purchase good from the following stores/restaurants. Brown Sugar Bakery– Cakes, Pies, baked goods Dat Donut– Some of the best donuts Chatham Food Market– Get all your grocery items Wings Around the World– 25 flavors from 9 countries. Great for those days you don’t want to cook and holiday parties... Read more »
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Did Walgreen's Pull a Fast One on the First Lady?

Did Walgreen's Pull a Fast One on the First Lady?
Recently, I received an email from one of my readers asking did I know that Walgreens located at 8528 S Cottage Grove was selling Pork Chitterlings. Some may ask what are Chitterlings? Pork Chitterlings are the intestines of pigs. Some consider Chitterlings a delicacy while others find them disgusting. What makes this an issue is... Read more »