For Memorial Day weekend coming up, please allow me to offer you a visual and audio movable feast from the recent Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance symposium "Road Food: Exploring the Midwest One Bite at a Time."
Well. Having NATO in town is turning out to be interesting. Including the arrest of three protestors accused of possessing bomb-making equipment—which their lawyers say is actually beer-making equipment.
Word on the street is that clowns will be protesting the NATO Summit this week. No, real clowns—as in scary white makeup, colorful wigs, and big red noses. And as if that's not frightening enough, they say they will be armed with pies.
"Celebrating 85 years as Chicago's best kept secret!!" reads the doubly exclamatory crawl across the bottom of Filbert's relatively new website—but that's not quite true. Filbert's has been making their Old Time Draft Root Beer since 1926 in Bridgeport—that's 86 years.