Category: Food

NRA Show 2019

NRA Show 2019
The NRA Show (National Restaurant Association, Hotel-Motel Show) is back this May to celebrate its 100th anniversary! Get ready once again for the most comprehensive annual trade show servicing the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry on the planet. Team Gregula is hex-cited to be covering our fourth NRA Show at Chicago’s McCormick Place May 18 –... Read more »

Baconfest Chicago 2019

Baconfest Chicago 2019
This weekend will herald two very special extravaganzas – 1) the celebration of Countess Gregula’s 50th year on this Earth and 2) the arrival of one of the most delicious events of the food-lover’s year – the 11th Annual Baconfest Chicago! Since my birthday party is private, and the Festival de la Bacon is not,... Read more »

RECAP: 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo

RECAP: 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo
Attention fans of tasty treats – The 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo has made its appearance at McCormick Place and Team Gregula was there to embark on another yummy adventure. This giant trade show is put together by the National Confectioners Association to gather candy and snack makers big and small to get publicity and... Read more »
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RECAP: NRA Show 2018

RECAP: NRA Show 2018
Going out to eat at a restaurant is one of our favorite things to do, especially when Count and I can’t find a willing neck at home *haha*. So Team Gregula was excited to be able to attend the biggest food show to come to the Chicago area, the National Restaurant Association Show aka NRA... Read more »

Baconfest Chicago 2018

Baconfest Chicago 2018
This weekend will herald the arrival of one of the most delicious events of the food-lover’s year – the 10th Annual Baconfest Chicago! We here at Count Gregula’s Crypt are also hex-cited to announce that Team Gregula will be providing creepy coverage of Chicago’s premiere bacon festival for the THIRD yummy year in a row.... Read more »

Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2017 at Chicago French Market

Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2017 at Chicago French Market
Da Count and I always welcome new food and shopping experiences. So naturally, we were hex-cited to have received an invitation to a media tasting event at the Chicago French Market in honor of Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2017. On the third Thursday of November every year, the release of France’s Beaujolais Nouveau, a light-bodied red... Read more »
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Recap: 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo

Recap: 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo
The 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo has made its appearance at McCormick Place and Da Count and I were excited to be a part of a delicious adventure of both the sweet and savory. This giant trade show is put together by the National Confectioners Association to gather candy and snack makers big and small... Read more »

Event Recap: NRA Show 2017 and BAR17

Event Recap: NRA Show 2017 and BAR17
Da Count and I love to go out to eat at restaurants. But hey, we just happen to love food in general! So Team Gregula was excited to be able to attend the biggest food show to come to the Chicago area, the National Restaurant Association Show aka NRA 2016 for a second year in... Read more »

Recap: Baconfest Chicago 2017

Recap: Baconfest Chicago 2017
Mmmmm, what’s that smell in the air? Could it be…..BACON??? Well Team Gregula couldn’t resist another helping as Da Count and I (in mortal form) covered Baconfest Chicago! This event of grand pro-PORK-tions to pay homage to the holiest of all the meat products took place the weekend of March 31 – April 1, 2017... Read more »
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Review: Body Parts and Labor Pumpkin Carving Brunch

Review: Body Parts and Labor Pumpkin Carving Brunch
One of Team Gregula’s favorite Halloween traditions is the annual carving of the jack o’ lantern, another is eating yummy food. So we were hex-cited to combine the two at the second annual Pumpkin Carving Brunch at “Body Parts and Labor” (aka Parts and Labor) on Sunday, October 30th. The Logan Square eatery was offering... Read more »