Culinary Chicago: The Local Option

April 22, 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 of Chicago, these programs promise to serve up just what you ordered.

In the second of three "Culinary Chicago" events: In honor of Earth Day and Chicago's efforts to go green, listen in as we discuss all things local and organic. What does organic and all-natural really mean? How can I support local growers? What is a "locavore" and how can I become one? And what are area businesses doing to improve our food options and assist the local farmer? Featuring Rick Bayless of Frontera Grill and Topolobampo, Sarah Stegner of Prairie Grass CafĂ©, and Dave Cleverdon, farmer and owner of Kinnikinnick Farm and Green City Market board member. Moderated by Dimitra Tasiouras, Program Director of the Illinois Humanities Council.

 

Recorded Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at Chicago History Museum.