Posts tagged "seafood"

5 Fall Ingredients-Ignore the Winter Weather

5 Fall Ingredients-Ignore the Winter Weather
Despite Chicago’s bone-chilling temperatures, my calendar reminded me that winter doesn’t actually start until December 21st. That means that we technically have a full month of autumn left to savor all the great fall flavors that are still in season. Last week I attended LuxeHome’s CHILL Food and Wine festival at the Merchandise Mart for... Read more »

Max’s Wine Dive...Fried Chicken and Champagne

Max’s Wine Dive...Fried Chicken and Champagne
It seemed like every time I was stalking my favorite food photography and recipe site FoodGawker.com, advertisements for Max’s Wine Dive continually beckoned me to give it a try. After seeing a few more mouth-watering photos, this time from a fellow food blogger, I decided to check it out for myself. When we arrived on... Read more »

Coppervine Restaurant Chicago

Coppervine Restaurant Chicago
The concept of pairing food and wine or food and beer together during meals has been around for a long time, but Coppervine, a unique restaurant in the heart of Lincoln Park is taking it to a whole new level. Managing partner and sommelier Don Sritong, along with Chef David Wang have created a unique... Read more »
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Borgne New Orleans

Borgne New Orleans
Before leaving for New Orleans I was sure to stalk as many menus as I possibly could, talk to everyone I know who’s ever been there, and brush up on the last season of Top Chef in order to stake out reservations at the best places. Going down for a wedding limited us to two... Read more »

Bites Asian Tapas

Bites Asian Tapas
Tapas, appetizers, hors d’oeuvres, starters…these are pretty much my favorite part of any dining experience. So you can imagine my delight when I was invited to try almost the whole menu at Bites Asian Tapas in Lakeview! Most items were a delicious umami combo of sweet and savory that left me wanting more and I... Read more »

mk Sunday Night Suppers

mk Sunday Night Suppers
Chicago is a city that likes to eat. In the past few years, it seems like every other week a new restaurant is opening, but that often means that somewhere else another one is closing. mk Restaurant located in the near-north neighborhood and owned by nationally acclaimed Chef Michael Kornick and his wife Lisa recently... Read more »
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My Audition for Check Please! Chicago

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This week I submitted my audition video for the new host of Check Please! I was a little bit nervous to put myself out there but I figured I didn’t have much to lose! I wanted my video to be a mini Check Please! episode and instead of focusing on a restaurant like the show... 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 »

Shrimp and Grits with Red Stag Honey Tea Bourbon Sauce

Shrimp and Grits with Red Stag Honey Tea Bourbon Sauce
This summer Red Stag by Jim Beam teamed up with Adam Richman, the popular “Man v Food” host, to bring the unexpected combination of Jim Beam’s newest flavor innovations in the form of a food truck! The truck was in Chicago June 29th and 30th, but don’t fret, because we’re such an awesome city there... Read more »
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