Category: Food holidays

Wells Street Market falls victim to the pandemic

Wells Street Market falls victim to the pandemic
Chicago Eats is sad to report that the pandemic has taken another life. This time it is Wells Street Market. It was last November that I stopped by Wells Street Market for a special event at Fry the Coop. The Market was rock’n. Wells Street Market to Close September 18 Who would have dreamed that... Read more »

Thanksgiving debate: To brine or not to brine

Thanksgiving debate: To brine or not to brine
Forget politics. The ongoing debate this week is to brine or not to brine (your turkey). Personally, I don’t. It seems like too much work. It looks as if I’m not alone. Three foodies reported their opinions in today’s Daily Briefing from “The New York Times.” Here’s what they said: Food reporter, and Sam Sifton... Read more »

Carlos Gaytán's artisan Mexican bakery Panango offers authentic menu

Carlos Gaytán's artisan Mexican bakery Panango offers authentic menu
Chef Carlos Gaytán’s highly anticipated Mexican Bakery, Panango opens today just in time to celebrate Day of the Dead. Panango, from the Michelin-starred Gaytán (Mexique) is a vibrant spot in River North that offers breads, sweets, soups, salads, sandwiches and breakfast items for those dining in or on the go. The bakery is part two of the three food... Read more »
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Diwali 2015: Traditional foods for the Hindu Festival

Diwali 2015: Traditional foods for the Hindu Festival
Diwali, an important festival for Hindus, is being celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains around the world this week (Nov. 11-15, 2015).  The festival is celebrated for five continuous days. It always occurs sometime between mid-October and mid-November depending upon phases of the moon. According to legend the celebration honors Rama-chandra, the seventh avatar (incarnation... Read more »