Please don't tell my mom about today's two posts, she'll kill me. This morning we talked about the 2nd Annual Baconfest over the weekend, and we mentioned that Nathan Sears from Vie in Western Springs took home the "Golden Rasher" for the best bacon dish.
I sent intern Kristen Kuchar out to cover Saturday's Baconfest at UIC. Here's her report:The second annual Chicago Baconfest lived up to the high expectations of more than 1,500 bacon lovers on Saturday.
Bill Dugan knows his seafood. As proprietor of The Fish Guy on Elston Ave., he can talk for hours (literally) about the dude who plucked that sea urchin from the coast or the family who works the Nantucket Cape every Fall in search of tiny, sweet bay scallops.
In a charity event featuring a great dinner benefitting a great cause, husband and wife team Yoshi and Nobuko Katsumara of Yoshi’s Café will host a fundraiser for the earthquake and tsunami victims of their native Japan at their Lakeview restaurant