Culinary Chicago: Hot Dog! A History of Chicago Foods

April 15, 2008

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Foodies and finicky eaters unite! Celebrate Chicago's flavorful fare as you listen to experts dish on food history and contemporary cuisine. Presented in collaboration with the Culinary Historians, a collection of programs promise to serve up just what you ordered.

In the first of three "Culinary Chicago" events: Everyone knows that Chicago is famous for great foodstuffs such as hot dogs and deep dish pizza. What are the origins of these delicacies and how did they evolve into the yummy treats we know today?  What other goodies were invented in Chicago and how did the Windy City become an ethnic cuisine capital?  Listen in as Museum historian Sarah Marcus and our panel of experts, including Monica Eng of the Chicago Tribune, along with Bruce Kraig and Peter Engler of the Culinary Historians of Chicago, give you a taste of Chicago's food history.

 

Recorded Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Chicago History Museum.