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Remembering the host of the 'Annoying Music Show' and 'Magnificent Obsession'
Aug. 1, 2014
Last summer public radio host Jim Nayder died from the very disease he tried to heal in others
Chicago’s top chefs join Ald. Ed Burke to urge limits on antibiotics
Jun. 25, 2014
Health advocates say overuse of antibiotics is producing lethal superbugs.
Who makes Chicago's Top 5 croissants?
Apr. 30, 2014
A fresh new batch of excellent French bakeries makes finding the best a tough call.
Has school food gotten healthier?
Apr. 14, 2014
Not if you judge from the processed foods that dominate districts like Chicago Public Schools.
Is Aldi leaving low-income areas for greener pastures?
Feb. 4, 2014
Some Peoria residents ask why the store left their neighborhood for a higher income area.
Thanksgiving, new CPS lunch, how the founding fathers celebrated Thanksgivukkah
Nov. 27, 2013
The Afternoon Shift tackles everything you want to know about Thanksgiving.
'Art and Appetite' looks at 250 years of bellies and politics
Nov. 15, 2013
The Art Institute of Chicago has lifted the silver dome on its latest treat, an exhibit called “Art and Appetite" that features 100 paintings, sculptures and pieces of decorative arts.
Food for thought (and a chocolate croissant, too)
Aug. 21, 2013
We critique some new breakfast options at Starbucks, and offer new ways to deal with your Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) provider. And, a shooting on a CPS "safe passage" route raises questions as the new school year approaches.
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