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Savor summer with Slow Food Chicago

Slow Food Chicago hosts a variety of events this summer highlighting the seasonal tastes of the harvest. August 10: A farm-to-table dinner at Mint Creek Farm in Stelle, Ill., features a menu prepared by Mark Payne, executive chef of The Ritz-Carlton Chicago’s deca restaurant. Before dinner, farmer Harry Carr will lead a tour of Mint […]

Dining down on the farm, ee-eye ee-eye ooh!

  The season for farm-fresh fare is fleeting in Chicagoland. Celebrate fresh-picked, locally grown produce while you may, for all too soon the season of pale, hard tomatoes and canned fruit will be upon us. Harvest dinners at area farms and local restaurants showcase some of the best of the Midwestern crop. Carnivale, River West. […]