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    Lunchbreak: ManBQue’s Jesse Valenciana grilling burgers

    Jesse Valenciana To purchase a copy of the book: ManBQue: Meat. Beer. Rock and Roll. Event- Burgers and Beer 5k presented by Universal Sole July 13 Check in time – 5:00 p.m., Race at 7 p.m. Soldier Field For more information and to register: www.universalsole.com Recipe: Ingredients 2 Tbsp vegetable oil and more for brushing griddle 2 large onions, finely chopped salt ¼ C mayo 2 Tbsp ketchup 1 Tbsp sweet pickle relish ½ tsp white vinegar 2 lbs. ground […]

  • Adopt A Pet: Heartland Animal Shelter

    Heartland Animal Shelter 2975 Milwaukee Avenue Northbrook (847) 296-6400 www.heartlandanimalshelter.net Event: 2015 Walk of Love Saturday, July 25 9:30 a.m. Blue Star Memorial Forest Preserve 701 E. Lake Avenue Glenview For more information: Event Registration

  • Lunchbreak: Pork and Mindy’s chef Jeff Mauro makes barbecue candy bacon burgers and green beans

    Jeff Mauro http://www.jeffmauro.com/web/home Pork & Mindy’s porkandmindys.com Sauces can also be found at: http://www.marianos.com/#!/ Mariano’s, Taste of Chicago Appearances: Jeff will be on-hand at Mariano’s newest location in Glenview (2323 Capital Drive) on Friday, July 10 from 12 to 2 p.m. to greet guests and serve up freshly-smoked pulled pork, topped with Pork & Mindy’s signature sauces. Jeff will also be appearing at the Taste of Chicago’s In the Kitchen with Mariano’s stage on Thursday, July 9 from 11:45 a.m. […]

  • Midday Fix: Melissa Etheridge talks with the WGN Midday Show

    Melissa Etheridge Appearing: Tonight, July 2 7:00 p.m. Ravinia Highland Park For tickets check out: www.ravinia.org Visit Melissa’s website for more information about the new live DVD A Little Bit of Me:  Live in L.A. and her new album This is M.E. : www.melissaetheridge.com

  • Music Lounge: Ramsey Lewis performs live

    Ramsey Lewis Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering Ramsey Lewis makes his Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut as composer and soloist on Saturday Aug. 8 at Ravinia. Tickets are on sale now at Ravinia.org. Gates open at 5pm, show starts at 7:30pm. Box office number 847-266-5100 https://www.ravinia.org/ www.ramseylewis.com His new album “Taking Another Look” will come out later this month.   For more information on the anti-bullying campaign: https://www.cityhpil.com/index.aspx?NID=734            

  • Lunchbreak: Chef Jeffrey Saad makes black bean dark chocolate brownies and bean spice cake

    Jeffrey Saad http://www.jeffreysaad.com/ For more recipes: www.BushBeans.com Black Bean Dark Chocolate Brownies 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt 2 large eggs 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 large piece of parchment paper butter, soften for greasing pan Optional Toppings: 1/4 cup    dark chocolate chips […]

  • Midday Fix: Author Bill Hillmann talks about his book, Mozos: A Decade Running with the Bulls of Spain

    Bill Hillmann To purchase a copy of the book: Mozos: A Decade Running with the Bulls of Spain Event: July 2 6:30 p.m. The Whistler 2421 N. Milwaukee Chicago For more information: www.facebook.com/Bill.Hillmann

  • Lunchbreak: Previewing the Taste of Chicago with lobster rolls from Luke’s Lobster

    Haley Foydel Luke’s Lobster 134 N. LaSalle Street Chicago www.lukeslobster.com Event: 35th Annual Taste of Chicago July 8 – 12 Grant Park Chicago www.tasteofchicago.us Luke’s Lobster Roll Ingredients: quarter pound of chilled lobster (claw & knuckle meat only) toasted, split top bun swipe of mayo 1/2 lemon – squeeze for juice 1/4 cup of melted butter Seasoning Mix small pinch celery salt small pinch garlic salt small pinch oregano small pinch black pepper Directions: Toast a buttered, split top bun […]

  • Midday Fix: OPM hack update from Robert Siciliano

    Robert Siciliano robertsiciliano.com For more information about the Hotspot Shield: www.hotspotshield.com

  • Midday Fix: Shark attack survivor Paul de Gelder talks about the Discovery Channel special, Bride of Jaws

    Paul de Gelder Bride of Jaws Premiers: Tuesday, July 7 9:00 p.m. eastern time Discovery Channel For more information about Shark Week: www.discovery.com/


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