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  • Lunchbreak: Chef Chris Koetke makes maple caramelized Brussels sprouts

    Chris Koetke www.kendall.edu Maple Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Whole Grain Mustard Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. Brussels sprouts, boiled until tender, shocked, and halved 5 strips bacon, diced 4 oz. finely diced onion 2 Tablespoons real maple syrup 1 Tablespoon whole grain mustard black pepper and salt to taste Directions: Cut the ends off of the Brussels sprouts and remove any damaged leaves.  Cut a small “x” into the bottom core of each sprout. Boil the Brussels sprouts in salted […]

  • Midday Fix: Halloween makeup demonstration

    Kryolan City Chicago 2034 N. Halsted St Chicago (312) 643-5511 www.facebook.com/kryolancitychicago The next Halloween workshop is October 22.

  • Adopt A Pet: Anti-Cruelty Society

    Anti-Cruelty Society 157 W. Grand Avenue Chicago (312) 644-8338 anticruelty.org Events: It’s Raining Cats and Dogs October 23 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Galleria Marchetti 825 W. Erie Street Chicago Barker & Meowsky 12th Annual Tricks and Treats: A Howl of a Good Time October 26 11:00 a.m. 1970 N. Halsted Chicago www.barkerandmeowsky.com

  • Lunchbreak: Anupy Singla makes tofu biryani

    Anupy Singla To purchase a copy of the book: Indian for Everyone: The Home Cook’s Guide to Traditional Favorites Cooking Demo Friday, October 17 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Whole Foods 1550 N. Kingsbury Chicago To RSVP: www.facebook.com/ Anupy’s Website: www.indianasapplepie.com Tofu Biryani Ingredients: 1/4 cup/60 mL warmed milk or milk alternative 1 teaspoon saffron strands 1 (2-inch/5-cm) piece ginger, peeled and roughly chopped 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1–4 fresh Thai, serrano, or cayenne chiles, stems removed 1 cup/20 g […]

  • Music Lounge: Evan Savage performs live

    Evan Savage www.evan-savage.com Appearing: Saturday, October 18 Doors open 6:30 p.m. House of Blues 329 N. Dearborn Chicago

  • Midday Fix: DIY fall decorating projects

    Dusty Rogers www.hometalk.com Follow the links below for complete instructions for the DIY projects demonstrated today. DIY Painted Twig Vase Leaf Stamped Napkins Painted Pinecone Place Card Holders Fall Sweater Wreath

  • Chicago Scene: Unmask The Violence Gala details

    A Safe Place Event: October 17 6:30 p.m. The Cuneo Mansion and Gardens 1350 Milwaukee Avenue Vernon Hills For more information: www.asafeplaceforhelp.org

  • Lunchbreak: Reverie chef Rodelio Aglibot makes true crab California rolls

    Reverie 414 N. Orleans Street Chicago (312) 467-4141 www.reveriechicago.com True Crab California Roll Ingredients: 2 oz sliced avocado, sliced in strips 5 oz short grain rice, cooked and at room temp 1 piece seaweed paper 1 oz sliced cucumbers 2 oz snow crab 1 Tbs mayo Directions: Place rice on seaweed paper, spread evenly and then turn over in the center – place crab, avocado & cucumber.  Then roll using a sushi mat.  Cut into 8 pieces and transfer to […]

  • Music Lounge: Glenn Kotche performs live

    Glenn Kotche In residence at the Old Town School of Folk Music November 4-7 Concert: November 7 8:00 p.m. Maurer Hall 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago For more information about the workshops and concert please go to: www.glennkotche.com

  • Midday Fix: Key lime french toast from Carnivale

    Carnivale 702 W. Fulton St. Chicago www.carnivalechicago.com Brunch: Sunday 10:30a – 3p Complimentary valet $1 per diner during Sunday brunch through October is donated to Dancing with Chicago Celebrities One in a Million campaign. Key Lime French Toast Key Lime Curd Ingredients: 8 egg yolks 1 cups sugar 5 oz lime juice 2 oz tequila 1/2 lb butter, softened Directions: In a bowl, combine the egg yolks, sugar, lime juice and tequila and whisk until incorporated.  Over a pot of […]

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