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2014 Taste of the Nation Chicago in Photos

The Taste of the Nation Chicago event was held in the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier and had two stories of chef and mixology tasting stations
On Wednesday, August 13, I had the chance to join more than 1,200 Chicagoans at Chicago’s Navy Pier ballroom for Taste of the Nation® Chicago benefitting No Kid Hungry. The annual tasting event, featured the city’s top chefs, sommeliers and mixologists, raised $280,000 for No Kid Hungry, which is ending childhood hunger in America. According to... Read more »

Paris Club New Chef: Alex Ageneau

Paris Club New Chef: Alex Ageneau
Many people are unaware the recent makeover Paris Club’s menu has had thanks to the new chef in the kitchen, Alex Ageneau. The other day I had a chance to try some items from their new menu and pick Chef Alex’s brain about why he wanted to switch things up. Question (Q): Why the change... Read more »

RPM Italian

My sister and I felt super important as we were seated almost immediately at one of the best seats in the house. Right in the middle of restaurant, in a large booth where we could people watch to our hearts delight. This could have had something to do with the fact that I’m an awesome blogger with excellent PR contacts. I ordered a glass of mellow red wine, and before we could even decide what to order, a serving of their warm bread with fresh homemade ricotta, tomato and fresh shaved black truffles. Something that was delightful about the dish was that the truffles were not overpowering, the ricotta was like a cloud, and the acidity of the tomato balanced it well. Sometimes bread is hit or miss at a restaurant and we were lucky enough to get slices that were well done, and not too burnt or too soft.
As I stepped into RPM Italian for my 8:30pm reservation last Monday, I didn’t expect the dining room to be packed, but it was. Since RPM Italian opened earlier than expected in late February it’s been nearly impossible to get a reservation, and even more impossible to show up unannounced and expect to be seated... Read more »

Paris Club Chicago

Charcuterie Board
Before Paris Club Chicago officially opened I had the chance to attend the restaurant’s “practice party”.  It was a wonderful opportunity to try a plethora of different things on the menu and I have to say each one was better than the next! If you haven’t yet had a chance to stop in, and I’m... Read more »