Posts in category "food"

For those times when you feel like getting "Piggy With It"

For those times when you feel like getting "Piggy With It"
For those intimate times when you’re hoping they’ll be a little bit more “piggy” you can now enjoy Bacon flavored lube to get you in the mood! From the company that brings you everything bacon flavored: Baconaisse, Bacon Salt, Bacon Ranch, they have just released a new product for those “adult activities” you enjoy so... Read more »

Be sure to check out the Andersonville Farmers Market today

After a successful inaugural year in 2009 the Andersonville Farmer’s Market is back for another year – and boy do they have fun things planned. Every Wednesday, from now until October 19th you can stop in at the Farmer’s Market between 3PM and 8PM and grab something for dinner!  You’ll be able to find everything from... Read more »

Around Town: Gaztro-Wagon

If you’re looking for some tasty street food, throw down those elotes and check out the Gaztro-Wagon, they may even be in your neighborhood. The other day I had a chance to experience The Gaztro Wagon in the wild – I’ve been to their store at 5973 N Clark Street several times, but this was... Read more »

Did our CSA get busted?

Cauliflower, potatoes, spring onions, garlic and more roasted in the oven!
On page 9 of the August 2 edition of the Redeye there’s an article regarding a local CSA pick-up point getting busted and closed down, I wonder if it was ours? Late last year my BFF started talking about the idea of subscribing to a CSA (Community Assisted Agriculture) Program, or as I like to... Read more »

Have Dinner on the Rooftop at the Center on Halsted

Get ready to enjoy a delicious dinner and a spectactular view from Richard M Daley Garden Rooftop at the Center on Halsted. For the second year in a row, 15 youths enrolled in the Center’s After School Matters What’s Cookin’ Culinary Arts Program, will present an immaculate dinner for all to enjoy for ‘Dining on the... Read more »

Halsted Tastes Better, really it does!

Vive la France! as you take in Halsted Takes Better and celebrate Bastille Day! On Monday, July 12th from 6-9PM on Aldine St just east of Halsted you’ll have a chance to experience a bit of France and a whole lot of Boystown.  More than a dozen Northalsted restaurants will showcase their delicious food. There... Read more »

VIDEO: Taste of Chicago is now open!

Photo Credit: yuan 2003 via Flickr CC One of Chicago’s summer staples – The Taste of Chicago – opens today in Grant Park and runs through July 4th. The Taste is open daily from 11AM to 9PM so you downtowners can run over to the park for lunch and grab some delicious bites from some... Read more »

Andersonville's Farmer's Market back for Second Year

Last year’s Farmer’s Market sponosored by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce was so popular that it’s back again this year.  Don’t miss the opening day today! From now until the beginning of October you can get some delicious fruits, vegetables, pastries, cheeses and so much from more than 20 vendors more right here in your... Read more »

Enjoying Natures Bounty with our CSA

Actually my little patch of garden on our deck
The USDA recommends that we have three servings of vegetables every day, and for the rest of the summer (and into fall) we’re going to be getting it straight from the farm! For the next 18 weeks we’ve (my roommate and I and my bff) have signed up for a “crop share” via a local... Read more »