Kara Newman discusses her book, The Secret Financial Life of Food, which explains the ups and downs of the commodities market – in Chicago and elsewhere - that influence what we eat and what we pay for food.
Let's be real: Pasta Madness has been a lot more exciting and fun than actual March Madness. No matter who you are, your bracket has been completely busted to hell by now and your favorite team has probably already long been eliminated. But pasta will always be there for you.
Wilbert Jones takes you on a culinary journey throughout the earth's second largest mass of land, Africa. Jones will share his knowledge about the ancient Egyptian's daily diet, national dishes from several countries, traditional use of some unique ingredients as well as cooking techniques, and current food and beverage trends emerging out of Africa. He will also address the lack of African culinary presence in America and offers some solutions to increase visibility.
The first thing you see upon entering the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s new exhibit on food is a 19th century hand plow, its modesty a bit disarming as the climax of a walk-up whose walls are splashed with projections of grain nodding majestically in the wind.
Heritage Matters: Food, Fire, & Family was a cultural demonstration event, where participants learned about German and Japanese traditions.After the demonstrations all joined at the table for food tasting from both cultures and a conversation about family meals.