Posts in category "Events"

End Of Summer Events: Windy City Wine Festival

I don’t know about you but with the start of September I can’t help but go into panic mode that fall is pretty much right around the corner. In order to soothe some of those panics, how about we spend the weekend sipping on 345 wines from around the world at the Windy City Wine... Read more »

Best of Food and Wine: The Low Down

The Best of Food and Wine Festival was by far one of my favorite foodie events of the year, right up there with the food truck event.  One of the biggest reasons why this event truly shined for me was the atmosphere.  As we walked up to the building, we could not help but get... Read more »

The Best of Food and Wine

What do you get when you put together two amazing charities and the best food and wine around? Source The Best of Food and Wine.  On top of being wined and dined by some of the finest chefs around, a portion of the ticket sales are donated to Susan G. Komen For the Cure and... Read more »
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A Food Revolution

Let’s all take a step back in time, shall we? Doesn’t seem like long ago that I was standing in line in my grade school cafeteria waiting for lunch to be served.  Looking back I hardly recall a salad of any kind ever being served and always racing to the chocolate milk crates to ensure... Read more »

A Healthier Chicago Challenge

So I know the usual name of my game is food and I promise I have a soup recipe in the works, but today I wanted to get all personal on ya and talk weight loss.  Weight loss has always been something that has inspired me(guilty Biggest Loser addict) and I wanted to share a very... Read more »

Farm to Fork

Now I know I am notorious for letting you know about fun foodie events after they happen, so I decided to fill you in on a little secret.  Farm to Fork is coming to Naperville, IL. Farm to Fork is all about connecting you to local farms and real, untampered food.  You even get to... Read more »
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Pierogies and Babushkas

Last weekend my family and I attended our first Pierogi Fest. The fest is located in Whiting, Indiana, just a short forty miles away from Lisle, and totally worth the trip if your into pierogies and babushkas. Everywhere you looked there were vendors selling halusky(cabbage and noodles), kielbasa(Polish sausage), and tons of different pierogies ranging from plum... Read more »

The Lighter Side of the Taste

Happy kickoff of the Taste of Chicago everyone! (Photo Credit: Stefani Restaurants) I can’t say that I’ve ever been to the Taste so I’m not really sure what think but free admission, food, and Jennifer Hudson sounds like a good deal to me.  Not sure about you but when I think ‘festival’ I immediately think... Read more »