WBEZ | Eric Lanlard http://www.wbez.org/tags/eric-lanlard Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Eat this, drink that: Costumes, Cake Boy, BBQ http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2012-10/eat-drink-costumes-cake-boy-bbq-103435 <p><p style="text-align: center; "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/madisonmarketpumpkins.jpg" style="height: 411px; width: 620px; " title="Pumpkins at the Dane County Farmers' Market in Madison, Wis. (WBEZ/Louisa Chu)" /></p><p><u><strong>Saturday, October 27</strong></u></p><p>I can&#39;t even tell you how much I&#39;ve been looking forward to this: I&#39;m judging the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.reddoorshelter.org/events.php">Bucktown Kids and Pups Costume Contest</a> at <a href="http://reddoorchicago.com/">Red Door restaurant</a>&nbsp;with <a href="https://twitter.com/kibachu">my dog, Kiba</a>!&nbsp;We&#39;ll be joined by our friends&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/ChicagoFishDude">Supreme Lobster</a><a href="https://twitter.com/ChicagoFishDude"> fishmonger Carl Galvan</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/lisashames"><em>CS</em> magazine Dining Editor Lisa Shames</a>. Our&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/cheftroygraves">chef friend Troy Graves</a> is creating special hot dogs and pup-sized burgers for the event and a portion of those proceeds will benefit the amazing&nbsp;<a href="http://www.reddoorshelter.org/">Red Door Animal Shelter</a>. (There&#39;s no relation between the restaurant and shelter!) Red Door shelter rescues cats, dogs, rabbits and the occasional chicken or duck. Please save the date for the shelter&#39;s wonderful annual <a href="http://www.reddoorshelter.org/events.php">Gift Bazaar and Famous Cookie Sale</a>. Plus you can easily <a href="http://www.reddoorshelter.org/donations.html">donate now</a>. Admission FREE, food and drink additional.</p><p><u><strong>Sunday, October 28</strong></u></p><p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.greencitymarket.org/about/junior-board.asp">Green City Market Junior Board</a> presents their second annual <a href="http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/271934">Halloween Harvest Ball</a> at the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ravenswoodeventcenter.com/">Ravenswood Event Center</a> benefitting the <a href="http://www.greencitymarket.org/programs/">Green City Market&#39;s Link card program and other programs</a>&nbsp;that educate shoppers on local, seasonal eating. Costumed chefs, pastry chefs, and mixologists will serve seasonal food and drink&nbsp;using&nbsp;the Market&#39;s farm products. Admission&nbsp;$75, $65 for <a href="http://www.greencitymarket.org/about/membership.asp">Friends of the Market</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><u><strong>Monday, October 29</strong></u></p><p><a href="http://www.greatermidwestfoodways.com/index.php/page/CulinaryHistoriansOfChicago.html">Chicago Foodways Roundtable</a> presents French p√Ętissier and British celebrity chef&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/eric_lanlard">Eric Lanlard</a>,&nbsp;aka Cake Boy, in <a href="http://www.wbez.org/making-pastry-chef-journey-childhood-passion-apprenticeship-heights-profession-102773">The Making of a Pastry Chef: The Journey from Childhood Passion to Apprenticeship to the Heights of the Profession</a> at <a href="http://www.kendall.edu/">Kendall College</a>. Lanlard will speak and sign copies of his newest book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1845337190?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=1845337190&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><em>Tart It Up!: Sweet and Savoury Tarts and Pies</em></a>. <a href="http://pleasanthousebakery.com/">Pleasant House Bakery</a> will make two pies from&nbsp;<em>Tart It Up!</em>: pork and cider pie (page 77) and butternut squash and mushroom pie (page 67) available for <a href="http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/281036">pre-order by October 26 only</a>.&nbsp;This event will be recorded for WBEZ&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified"><em>Chicago Amplified</em></a>.&nbsp;Admission $3; FREE for Kendall students and staff with ID, pies $10.</p><p>The <a href="https://twitter.com/IBBQA">Illinois BBQ Alliance</a> presents <a href="http://Autumn Smoke">Autumn Smoke</a>,&nbsp;a&nbsp;dinner by 10 of our state&#39;s top pitmasters,&nbsp;at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.carmichaelsteakhouse.com/private-events/">The Warehouse at Carmichael&#39;s</a>. Join IBBQA to&nbsp;eat, talk Q, drink craft beers, and raise funds to fight breast cancer. The menu includes Chicago hot links injected with chile de √°rbol BBQ sauce by Barn &amp; Company&#39;s Gary Wiviott; smoky pumpkin and bacon soup by Brand BBQ Market&#39;s Sweet Charity Smith; pulled pork on pretzel slider rolls by Chicago Q&#39;s Lee Ann Whippen; smoked salmon by Smoque&#39;s Barry Sorkin; triple brisket sandwich with KC Burnt Ends by Sweet Baby Ray&#39;s Dave Raymond; smoked meatloaf by Uncle Bub&#39;s Mark Link; caramel bread pudding with bourbon sauce by Real Urban BBQ&#39;s Jeff Shapiro; biscuits and banana pudding by Lillie&#39;s Q&#39;s Charlie McKenna ; and peach cobbler by Honky Tonk BBQ&#39;s Willie Wagner &mdash; and much, much more. Admission from $35 for IBBQA members to $50 for dinner and 1 year membership.</p><p><u><strong>Wednesday, October 31</strong></u></p><p>Happy Halloween! What are you giving out this year?</p></p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2012-10/eat-drink-costumes-cake-boy-bbq-103435