Posts in category "events"

A Little Girl Named Donna and the Recipe for Memory

Today is big on the food front. Not only is it Valentine’s Day, but more important, it is Arizona’s 100th Birthday (we’ll tend to that soon enough). But there’s something more important still.  I and many ChicagoNow bloggers are taking the opportunity today to post about Donna and the foundation created in her memory, Donna’s... Read more »

Mark your calendars: Food Film Fest and Pow wow

Mark your calendars:  Food Film Fest and Pow wow
The folks at the Good Food Project here in Chicago are bringing us the 2nd Annual Food Film Fest November 18th through 20th–a fascinating and goofy mash-up of movies and food–say, donuts, or oysters–and I’m talking about eating, not just theorizing.  The Good Food Project is dedicated to bringing back a “strong food culture that... Read more »

Mark your calendars: School lunches on notice and chili for arts' sake

Folks, two events to be aware of this week.  Go forth and eat for a good cause or two.   Cooking Up Change 2011 Thursday, November 3rd, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bridgeport Art Center 1200 W. 35th Street If you have a child in a CPS school you know one thing for certain: CPS... Read more »
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Mark your calendars: Austrian breads and the Science of Honey

Last weekend for the first time I went to a Culinary Historians of Chicago program, David Strauss’ talk on Gourmet magazine’s 1941 founding and its patriotic role in the war effort.  Quite interesting and best of all, a very thoughtful crowd with great questions.  This group has such events most weekends, this week’s featuring an Austrian... Read more »

Food + history = my idea of a good time

Food + history = my idea of a good time
Two events worth noting this weekend, one for which you might even want to dress up vintage–very vintage. Chicago Foodways Roundtable presents: “Beating the Nazis with Truffles and Tripe:  The Early Years of Gourmet, The Magazine of Good Living” with David Strauss Saturday, October 22nd Kendall College 900 North Branch Street, Chicago (west of Halsted,... Read more »