WBEZ | pintxos http://www.wbez.org/tags/pintxos Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Eat this, drink that: Filipino cake, Frank Lloyd Wright wintermarket, and more http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2013-01/eat-drink-filipino-cake-frank-lloyd-wright-wintermarket-and-more-104844 <p><p style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/ADn4cZg2du_b1vS1V1JPLNMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=directlink"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/manilamaxdesserts.jpg" style="height: 413px; width: 620px;" title="Dessert sampler with buko pandan, cream cheese brownie à la mode, leche flan, and Ube Creme Decadence at Max's Restaurant in Manila, Philippines (WBEZ/Louisa Chu)" /></a></p><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;"><strong>Saturday, January 12</strong></div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;"><a href="http://www.culinaryhistorians.org/">Culinary Historians of Chicago</a> presents <a href="http://www.wbez.org/frosting-filipino-cake-family-carries-their-matriarch%E2%80%99s-dessert-legacy-104709">The Frosting on the Filipino Cake: A family carries on their matriarch&#39;s dessert legacy</a>, at <a href="http://www.kendall.edu/">Kendall College</a>. <a href="http://www.mrsacupcakes-cookies.com/">Mrs. A. Cupcakes</a> chef/owner Delia Anama, who grew up in her native Philippines, will demystify Filipino desserts and delicacies. This event will be recorded for WBEZ&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified"><em>Chicago Amplified</em></a>, but you must attend to taste Mrs. A&#39;s samples of sweet Filipino rice cakes. Admission $5, $3 for students, and FREE for Culinary Historians of Chicago members and Kendall students and faculty.</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;">The <a href="http://sugarbeetcoop.com/">Sugar Beet Co-op</a> celebrates its first year with a <a href="http://sugarbeetcoop.com/the-latest.php#membership-kick-off-party">Membership Kick-off Party and Winter&rsquo;s Eve Farmers Market</a> at <a href="http://www.unitytemple-utrf.org/index.html">Unity Temple</a>&nbsp;in Oak Park. The Frank Lloyd Wright 1909 modern masterpiece will be transformed with magical candlelight and local vendors with beer, wine, seasonal snacks, and live jazz. Admission $20.</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;"><strong>Monday, January 14</strong></div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;"><a href="https://twitter.com/barcitochi">Pintxo the Perro</a> and <a href="http://ryanpoli.com/">Tavernita and Barcito chef/partner Ryan Poli</a> kick off <a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=470781236312629&amp;set=a.278752805515474.70616.259674997423255&amp;type=1">Amigos de Pintxo 2.0</a>: A series of all-star guest chef friends making San Sebastián inspired bites &mdash; all-you-can eat and for a cause no less &mdash; <a href="http://www.standandeat.com/">at Barcito</a>. <a href="http://www.peninsula.com/Chicago/en/Enticements/Chef_Lee_Wolen/default.aspx#/Chicago/en/Enticements/Chef_Lee_Wolen/">Lee Wolen of The Peninsula Chicago</a> and <a href="http://elideas.com/chef-bio/">Phillip Foss of EL Ideas</a> will serve their take on Basque <em>pinxtos</em>&nbsp;(tapas), this week benefitting <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blog/louisa-chu/2011-08-26/pilot-light-chefs-get-schooled-lunch-91042">Pilot Light.</a> Admission $25.</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;"><a href="http://baconfestchicago.com/">Baconfest Chicago</a> presents <a href="http://baconfestchicago.com/three-aces-11413-baconfest-satellite-dinner-update">the final pre-fest satellite dinner</a> at <a href="http://threeaceschicago.com/index.php">Three Aces</a>. Chef Matt Troost won the&nbsp;<a href="http://baconfestchicago.com/it-happened">Golden Rasher award (Most Creative Use of Bacon) at Baconfest 2012</a>,&nbsp;dinner session, for his bacon-bourbon milkshake which will be served. The full menu: First course of lemon-bacon cured scallop crudo with bacon glaze; second course of &quot;shake n&rsquo; bake&quot; bacon steak with bacon bolognese; third course of bacon-parmesan <em>sformato</em>&nbsp;(soufflé) with rutabaga <em>agrodolce</em>&nbsp;(sweet and sour sauce); fourth course of coffee cured pork belly with red flannel hash; fifth and dessert course of bacon-bourbon pecan pie with the award-winning bacon-bourbon milkshake &mdash; all paired with tasting cocktails and beers.&nbsp;Admission $75.</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;"><strong>Wednesday, January 16</strong></div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: left;"><a href="http://soupandbread.net/">Soup &amp; Bread</a> presents this week&rsquo;s theme, Our Neighbors to the North: From Kenosha to the Arctic Circle, benefitting&nbsp;the&nbsp;<a href="http://irvingparkfoodpantry.com/">Irving Park Community Food Pantry</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hideoutchicago.com/event/192067-soup-bread-chicago/">at the Hideout</a>.&nbsp;Publican Quality Meats supplies freshly baked bread all season, plus gluten-free loaves from Rae Lynn Hill, aka <a href="https://www.facebook.com/thesweetpurveyor">The Sweet Purveyor</a>. Admission FREE, but please donate what you can and remember <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2012-04/season-soup-bread-and-pie-98220">Everyone LOVES the Generous</a>.</div></p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 05:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2013-01/eat-drink-filipino-cake-frank-lloyd-wright-wintermarket-and-more-104844