Archive for September 2012

The Check Please! Food Truck Fest delivers

The Check Please! Food Truck Fest delivers
Thanks in part to the Mayor’s support, Chicago food trucks are hot. WTTW’s Check Please! was very smart to pick up on the trend by hosting their own Food Truck Fest, which was held last Friday evening. The concept was especially appealing to suburban-types like me, who know about food trucks but haven’t had much... Read more »

MORSELS: Logan Pause

MORSELS: Logan Pause
Logan Pause, a defensive midfielder and the captain of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, has a lot in common with Derrick Rose. Like Rose, Pause is not only an exceptional athlete and a highly regarded player on a professional Chicago sports team, but he has suffered a severe injury in a game. Although Pause’s injury,... Read more »

Some surprising things about Sheila Simon, Lieutenant Governor of Illinois

Some surprising things about Sheila Simon, Lieutenant Governor of Illinois
It’s hardly surprising that Shelia Simon doesn’t put much face time in the kitchen. As Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, Simon’s plate—no pun intended—is full with duties that include heading three river councils and chairing the Governor’s Rural Affairs Council and the Interagency Military Base Support and Economic Development Committee. Simon, the daughter of the late... Read more »
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MORSELS: Mary Sohn

MORSELS: Mary Sohn
Mary Sohn, cast member of Second City’s 100th Mainstage revue, “Who Do We Think We Are?,” says the current, improv-heavy show is “like a firecracker explosion of fun!” After a recent chat with the animated Sohn about an array of topics, including her morbidly obese cat Geo, one could easily describe Sohn the same way.... Read more »