For the past year some of Chicago's best chefs have been quietly cooking exclusive dishes and serving them up for free, by themselves, on their own time and on their own dimes, because of a friend in the White House.
A University of Illinois crop scientist says he's seeing wide variability in yield across the state's corn crop this season.Emerson Nafziger tells The Pantagraph in Bloomington he's seen more variability this year than in his previous 30 years at the university.
Oatmeal is quick becoming a hot commodity on fast food menus these days. The age-old hot breakfast cereal is all-the-rage at a number of the nation's top fast food venues. The latest to join the fray is Burger King, which added Chicago-based Quaker Oats products to its breakfast menu this
The city of Chicago makes life difficult for those who want to sell food on the move--that's no secret. But one group argued Chicago has among the worst mobile food vending laws in the country - quite a distinction!
We're back from our trip to Alaska, where it was more about communing with animals than eating them. So to make up for lost time, today we headed over to Cemitas Pueblas in Chicago, to try their legendary Atomica sandwich.
At a gathering of fellow foodies, Catherine Lambrecht was asked the following hypothetical question: If you had 10 days paid vacation and an unlimited budget, where would you go?Her cohorts listed distant locales with enticing food cultures: Thailand, Switzerland.
State fairs - with their deep fried butter on a stick, presidential candidates chowing down on footlong corn dogs, and sadly this past weekend's tragedy at the Indiana State Fair - make national news. County fairs, however, barely make local news. There's not even a Cook County Fair.