Tag: Sarah Stegner

Edible Holiday Gifts - Chef Sarah Style

Edible Holiday Gifts - Chef Sarah Style
I recently was looking at the Wall Street Journal and saw a roundup of gift ideas for the holidays.  It had some fun suggestions including music selection from Mario Batali that he plays in the kitchen while he works. So I thought I would put out there a few ideas of my own to recommend.... Read more »

Incredible Delicious Squash

Incredible Delicious Squash
There has been some really incredible squash this fall.  I discovered varieties that I have never cooked with before. I really like the ones that Genesis Growers is offering. Two of the varieties are Pink Banana and Long of Naples. These squash are really big!  Both of them have an intense color and flavor.  It’s... Read more »

All Things Irish -- St. Patrick's Day Pre-Game Show at Prairie Fire on March 2

The wonderful musicians of the Academy of Irish Music in Chicago will be playing at Prairie Fire March 2 from 7 to 9 pm.  The Academy of Irish Music of Chicago is part of a long and proud history of Irish and Celtic Music in Chicago that began in the late 1800s and has produced... Read more »

Winter Cooking Demonstration at the Green City Market

Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris, Winter Vegetable Salad Chefs of Prairie Fire and Prairie Grass Cafe, recently held a cooking demo at Green City Market to highlight winter ingredients that are available at the market. The chefs are featured on YouTube demonstrating and discussing local products like Fresh Pasta from Pasta Puttana with Kilgus Farmstead... Read more »

It's Your Tea Time

Here's how one set of cookies came out.  Come in for tea and let your children decorate their own!
We would like to share with you the Afternoon Tea expertise that George and I practiced during our tenure at the Ritz Carlton.  Reserve your place for High Tea at Prairie Fire on Friday December 17 or Saturday December 18.  Tea will be served  between 2:00 and 4:00 pm.  Here’s the menu: Apricot Scones Devonshire... Read more »

Are you Chicago's Best Amateur Bartender?

As many of you know, every Tuesday night at Prairie Fire we invite a guest behind the bar to raise tips for a charity of their choice. Our in-house mixologist, Dan Sviland coordinates with our guest bartender to make a special cocktail for the evening and we put some food together that pairs with the... Read more »

Prairie Fire Bartender Competition - Top Ten Reasons to Enter

Top Ten Reasons Why You Want To Enter The Prairie Fire Bartender Competition: Ten:  It will be a lot of fun to test out your original cocktail ideas with your friends. Nine: I am really looking forward to trying out the cocktail recipes that you submit for competition. Eight:  You will be helping the local... Read more »

Winter Veggie Salad @greencitymarket thanks to Genesis and 3 Sisters

Local goodness! I love this salad.  But we made a mistake last night at Prairie Fire.  We put “Rutabaga Salad” on the specials card and no one bought it.  I sent it out to a few tables because it is awesome.  It’s got crunch, and so much flavor.  The Beauty Heart Radishes are gorgeous and... Read more »

Half Price Bottles of Wine at Prairie Fire and Prairie Grass Cafe

Every Monday we are offering Half Priced Bottles of Wine at Prairie Fire and Prairie Grass Cafe. Come and try out your favorite wine no matter the price for half the $$$$. Rohit has designed a great wine list a each restaurant, each with it’s own nuances; you can have any of these bottles for... Read more »

Wednesday is BOGO Burger Night at Prairie Fire and Prairie Grass Cafe

Wednesday we are offering our Chicago Magazine rated Number 1 Burger buy one get one free. I am very excited to share this deal with you.  We are offering this at Prairie Fire and thought we would throw Prairie Grass Cafe in too! My friend Grant Kessler the famous food photographer and top food blogger... Read more »