Is food grown grown within a few hundred miles better than produce shipped from across the country or the world? “Ingredients,” a new documentary film, showcases the locavore movement — farmers and chefs bent on creating a sustainable food system of great tasting, locally grown food. The film looks at farms in Hudson River and [...]
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Green City Market, now housed in its Lincoln Park indoor winter quarters for twice monthly Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., through April 23, offers local, sustainably grown produce and cooking demos from Chicago chefs: Upcoming participants include: Jan. 16: 9 a.m. Larry Donohue, Mity Nice Grill, Magnificent Mile 11 a.m. Ben Sheagren, Hopleaf, [...]
Top 10 most-popular recipes of the past year from Dining Chicago.
You don’t have to cook on Christmas Day in Chicago. Scores of restaurants and bars will be open to serve you, many serving special holiday meals. Call ahead to check on hours and menus; reservations may be required. 33 Club, Old Town, American 676 Restaurant and Bar, Loop, American Allgauer’s Restaurant, Alsip, American Ann Sather, [...]
Whether you’re on the North Side, the South Side or in the suburbs, you don’t have to cook your own Thanksgiving dinner. Chicago-area restaurants offer bountiful holiday feasts for almost every budget. Call for hours and menu details. Reservations are highly recommended if not required everywhere. Many restaurants also offer complete Thanksgiving dinners for carry [...]
Follow your sweet tooth through two dozen Andersonville spots from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3 during the fifth annual Andersonville Dessert Crawl.
Reezy-peezy is a historic Low Country dish.
Almost any food can be pickled, and in the South most things are. Chef Paul Fehribach of Big Jones in Andersonville generously shares his recipes for Southern-style mirliton chow chow, onion pickle, pickled okra, dill refrigerator pickles and piccalilli.
Help wildlife and families affected by the BP disaster and enjoy some of Chicago’s best eats. A $50 donation to Gulf Coast oil spill cleanup gets you into a benefit hosted by some of some of the city’s hottest eateries. The event takes place 5–7 p.m. Sunday, July 25, at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum [...]