Posts tagged "Chicago"

Food+Wine Festival Coming to Chicago

Food+Wine Festival Coming to Chicago
This morning I received a very exciting announcement that Lincoln Park and Grant Park will be jointly hosting the inaugural Chicago Food+Wine Festival and it will be happening August 28-30 this year! World-class chefs, sommeliers, cocktail experts, culinary personalities, rising stars, musical acts and more will showcase their talent, innovation and unique flavors of Chicago.... Read more »

15 St. Patrick’s Day and Weekend Restaurant Specials

15 St. Patrick’s Day and Weekend Restaurant Specials
St. Patrick’s Day weekend is one of the biggest day drinking holidays of the whole year and the perfect way to welcome in patio season in Chicago! Restaurants know that the Chirish need a chaser for all their green beer and I’ve been compiling the best food specials all over the city.   Chicago q... Read more »

Chicago’s 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand Winners in 59 Photos

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Today Michelin released its coveted list of Chicago’s Bib Gourmand restaurants and this year there are 59 on the list. Chicago was sadly down 10 restaurants from last years list, but what is great is that 11 new comers were added. They are: A10, Parachute, Azzurra EnoTavola, Beatrix, Carriage House, The Dawson, Duseks, Herb, Table... Read more »
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Food Rocks: Food Network in Concert Recap

Food Rocks: Food Network in Concert Recap
Ravinia Park was the home of the first ever Food Network in Concert in Chicago a few weekends back. Celebrity chefs, drink experts, pop stars and over 100 different wineries joined some of Chicago’s best chefs and mixologists in an afternoon of fun and feasting. The day started off with walking around and tasting over... Read more »

Steph Eats Chicago on Dr. Oz!

Steph Eats Chicago on Dr. Oz!
I’m super excited to announce that this coming Monday, January 27th I’ll be featured on Dr. Oz for his healthy recipe challenge! The show will air on FOX at 3:00pm CT and the episode should also be online here after the show airs. Dr. Oz producers challenged me to create a healthier version of Chicago’s... Read more »

Wendy’s New Chicken Sandwiches and Great Public Relations

Wendy’s New Chicken Sandwiches and Great Public Relations
Many of you don’t know that besides my food blogging, I also do public relations as my “day job.” One of my favorite things about blogging is that besides trying lots of great food, I also get the chance to see how other PR professionals promote the brands they represent. So today this post doubles... Read more »
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Batter and Berries Chicago

Batter and Berries Chicago
Immediately after leaving Batter and Berries my first time (I’ve been twice now), I immediately started thinking about the next time I could come back. First, I was swept away by the food, specifically the French Toast Flight and the Cluck-N-Gaufre (Goof); and then by the level of service and friendliness of Rylon, the Chef... Read more »

Brunch at Roka Akor Chicago

This was one of my favorite brunch options. The fish was super fresh and it wasn't overpowered by the citrus or other ingredients in the ceviche mix. I discovered that the rest of the sashimi I tried on Sunday was also extremely fresh and didn't have an overly fishy taste. They also had my three favorite options, tuna, super white tuna and salmon. YUM.
This past Sunday the folks at Roka Akor Chicago gave both me and a friend the wonderful opportunity to try their brunch extravaganza free of charge. This is no ordinary brunch; Roka Akor combined all their best menu items into a three-station brunch buffet. One of the reasons I enjoyed the brunch so much was... Read more »

District Bar Chicago

District Bar Chicago
A few weeks ago District Bar invited me and Andrew (as my guest), to try out some of their new menu items, their treat! This tasting could not have come at a better time, both of us had a hard Tuesday at work and we were pretty excited about tasty after-work cocktails. I had never... Read more »
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