Posts in category "Food"

The 'Eat Local' Ethos of Chicago Uncommon Ground

The Unwrap Chicago campaign organized by the non-profit Local First Chicago is mainly focused on persuading consumers to do their holiday shopping at locally owned small businesses. But it is also calling attention to restaurants — such as Uncommon Ground, which has two locations on the North Side — that are locally owned. The Uncommon... Read more »

Buying Local in Chicago: Q-and-A With Patty Erd of The Spice House

The Unwrap Chicago campaign, conducted by the non-profit group Local First Chicago, is aimed at persuading consumers to spend their holiday shopping dollars with locally owned small businesses. But why buy local? The Spice House in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood exemplifies some of the best reasons. There is the freshness of the products. The spices... Read more »
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