It's no secret we love the Hideout's Soup & Bread series around here. This past Wednesday we communed for the end of the season—the Last Soup as it's come to be known—with the holy trinity, which now includes a traditional rite of pies.
Our plates and cups runneth over with more highly anticipated food and drink events than we can handle this week—so protest our hearts and livers. We'll try to survive a yoga class at the Green Metropolis Fair, but as we know in Chicago, this week, one event rules them all: Baconfest.
The first tastes of spring may be marked by ramps, smelts, or even food trucks these days, but for thousands of years, for billions of Chinese around the world—including the diaspora in Chicago—they're heralded with the aroma of incense.
Doughnuts are the new cupcakes, so say the culinary trendsetters—and with The Doughnut Vault, Do-Rite Donuts, and Glazed and Infused, Chicago is finally catching up with New York and Portland.But if one local craft doughnut maker has his way, we'll surpass them all.Meet Arise Doughnuts.And local mea