WBEZ | Abraham Conlon http://www.wbez.org/tags/abraham-conlon Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: Oh, Malort http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2013-04-30/morning-shift-oh-malort-106898 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//main-images/MorningShift_CMS_tile_1200x900_17.png" alt="" /><p><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-21.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-21" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Oh, Malort!" on Storify</a>]<h1>Morning Shift: Oh, Malort!</h1><h2>Today we discuss new FOIA rulings with Steve Schwinn, find out about an Islamic health clinic from Dr. Altaf Kaiseruddin, talk about the new trend of movies being turned in to musicals, drink some malort with chef Abraham Conlon and the Chicago Reader and hear an original mashup from Fort Frances. </h2><p>Storified by <a href="http://storify.com/WBEZ"></a>&middot; Tue, Apr 30 2013 09:02:45</p><div><b>FOIA Rules:</b> SCOTUS ruled that if you’re trying to use FOIA to get information from a state where you don’t reside, you’re out of luck. We get the implications from John Marshall Law School’s <b>Steve Schwinn.<br></b></div><div>SCOTUS rejects 'sweeping' privileges claim by out-of-staters denied FOIA records in Virginia - ABA JournalVirginia does not violate the U.S. Constitution when it bars out-of-state residents from accessing state records through its Freedom of I...</div><div><p><b>Shariah law &amp; Healthcare:</b>&nbsp;A Chicago doctor wants to open a clinic that would adhere to some aspects of Islamic law.&nbsp;<b>Dr. Altaf Kaiseruddin, </b>Medial Director of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.imancentral.org/" class="">IMAN</a>, joins us to discuss the details.&nbsp;</p></div><div>Mixing Islam with medicine - Crain&amp;#39;s Chicago Business21 hours ago ... A Chicago doctor who owns a lavish Middle Eastern eatery on West Randolph ... Some interpretations of Shariah, or Isla...</div><div><b>Dueling Critics:</b> Successful Broadway musicals used to be turned into films (think Oklahoma, The King and I, etc). &nbsp;Now films are being turned into musicals (Ghost, Big Fish, Legally Blonde). Our Dueling Critics<b>&nbsp;Johnathan Abarbanel </b>and<b> Kelly Kleiman</b> discuss the trend.<br></div><div>'Big Fish' Musical to Open in ChicagoA stage musical adaptation of the 2003 film &quot;Big Fish&quot; will play a five-week engagement in Chicago next spring, the producers announced o...</div><div>In Defense of Ghost: The Musical (No, Really)Twenty minutes into Ghost: The Musical, I knew the show was in for trouble. Not from me - I was sort of enjoying it - but from the rest o...</div><div>Legally Blonde - The Musicalkrystianya</div><div><div><b>Key Ingredient: </b>The Chicago Reader is hosting their first annual <a href="http://realdeal.chicagoreader.com/deals/admission-to-the-chicago-readers-first-key-ingredient-cook-off-on-may-5---see-option-purchased/" class="">Key Ingredient Cook Off</a> on Friday, May 3.&nbsp;Local chefs challenge one another to come up with an innovative dish using a key ingredient and document the process for the Chicago Reader.The key ingredient for this challenge? The notoriously “acquired taste” Malort. <b>Abraham Conlon</b>, executive chef of <a href="http://www.eatfatrice.com/" class="">Fat Rice</a> in Logan Square, Chicago Reader editor <b>Maria Shalhoup</b> and writer of the <a href="http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/chefs-key-ingredient-cook-off-fest-2013/Content?oid=9266557" class="">Key Ingredient</a> column <b>Julia Thiel</b> join us to discuss the challenge and swap some Malort horror stories. What’s the hardest ingredient&nbsp;you've&nbsp;ever tried to cook?&nbsp;</div></div><div>&quot;Malort Face&quot; and other Key Ingredient Cook-Off bites to comeWhen Julia Thiel and Michael Gebert head out to do the shoots for our chef-to-chef challenge, Key Ingredient, they never know what to exp...</div><div>Jeppson's Malort takes Chicago by stormHow the most disgusting shot in Chicago became a beloved nightlife icon The headquarters for Jeppson's Malort isn't much of an office. No...</div><div>Abraham Conlon of Fat Rice shows the &quot;right way&quot; and &quot;wrong way&quot; to cook a porcine reproductive organThe Chef: Abraham Conlon ( Fat Rice) The Challenger: Jake Bickelhaupt ( Sous Rising) The Ingredient: Pig uterus &quot;You thought bacon was a ...</div><div><p><b>Mashup Series: </b>Musician<b> David McMillin </b>spent years as a solo acoustic artist. &nbsp;But a few years ago, he branched out -- bringing in a couple more musicians to round out a proper “band,” and veering toward music with a decidedly more rockin’ sound. &nbsp;McMillin and his band, <b>Fort Frances</b>, are out now with a new EP,&nbsp;'Harbour'. &nbsp;<a href="http://fortfrancesmusic.com/" class="">Fort Frances</a> also kicks off our <i>Morning Shift</i> Mash-Up series with an ode to Chicago.</p></div><div>Fort Frances &quot;Summertime&quot; Official Music Video (HD)thefortfrances</div></noscript></p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:03:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2013-04-30/morning-shift-oh-malort-106898