Eight Forty-Eight has talked about food and hunting before. But when WBEZ's food blogger Louisa Chu joined the show Tuesday, the conversation was not about bagging a deer, rabbit or even a raccoon. Heard anything about nutria? Never heard of said creatures?
It did not take a ton of research but instead the lessons of his life informed Chicago historian Richard Lindberg’s latest book. Lindberg explored the Swedish-American experience in Chicago in his book Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life.
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France has long been a country with a reputation for some of the best food in the world. But in recent years, many critics have argued that French cuisine has lost its way.Today, there's a new generation of food-lovers hoping to reclaim France's place at the top table.
This last week was one for the books. If you aren't aware, I got a new job at WBEZ. I'm now in charge of talk shows. That means Eight Forty-Eight, Worldview and a new afternoon show with Steve Edwards.