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  • Lunchbreak: Chicago’s Dog House

    Chicago’s Dog House 816 W. Fullerton Chicago www.chicagosdog.com Event: Super Bar Crawl Saturday, January 31 For more information: www.superbarcrawl.com For more information about Alumni for Public Schools Chicago: www.aps-chicago.org Southwestern Buttermilk Ranch Sauce Ingredients: mayo buttermilk sriracha 2 Tbs dried parsley 1 1/2 tsps dried dill weed 2 tsps garlic powder 2 tsps onion powder 2 tsps dried onion flakes 1 tsp ground black pepper 1 tsp dried chives 1 tsp salt

  • Midday Fix: Carol Mackey’s DIY Super Bowl Party

    Carol Mackey www.carolmackey.net Tips: Choose your colors; Green (turf) accent of black and white stripes (referee) Repurpose items; beer bottles, baking pan sprayed with chalkboard paint, galvanized bucket, clipboard. Make it fun and affordable, it’s The Super Bowl. Balance food flavors and have some healthy options. Use a slow-cooker and have sliders and appetizers that can be served room temp so you are done cooking when its kick off. The products mentioned today: Hamilton Beach Football Slow Cooker Libbey Football […]

  • Music Lounge: Goldford performs live

    Goldford Appearing: January 30 9:00 p.m. Lincoln Hall 2424 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago (773) 525-2501 For more about the band: www.goldfordmusic.com

  • Chicago Scene: WomenHeart and Burlington’s Heart of Fitness Tour event details

    WomenHeart & Burlington’s Heart of Fitness Tour Tuesday, February 3 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (exercise class at noon) Burlington 1100 S. Canal Street Chicago www.burlingtonstores.com Heart Disease in Women Facts: Heart disease causes 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every minute. 90% of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease. Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease and the gap between men and women’s […]

  • Lunchbreak: Burgers from Chef Spike Mendelsohn of Good Stuff Eatery

    Spike Mendelsohn Good Stuff Eatery 22 S. Wabash Chicago www.goodstuffeatery.com Burgers Ingredients: 30 ounces ground sirloin 6 potato buns, cut in half canola oil 1 pound applewood smoked bacon sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pound crumbled blue cheese Directions: Roll six 5-ounce sirloin balls and form each ball into a patty. Arrange on a tray, cover, and refrigerate. Toast the buns and set aside. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and just add enough oil to […]

  • Style Files: 2015 beauty products and trends

    Shannon Ridgeway Westfield Old Orchard Shopping Center www.westfield.com/oldorchard The products mentioned today: LUSH Skin Drink Facial Moisturizer – $23.95 LUSH The Kiss Lip Scrub – $9.95 AVEDA Dry Remedy Moisturizing Masque – $35 AVEDA Smooth Infusion Style Prep Smoother – $24 Marsala Metalshine Liquid Liner (available at Sephora) – $18 Bold Marsala Mascara and Brow Highlighter (available at Sephora) – $20 Marsala Layering Lip Collection (available at Sephora) – $28 Art of Shaving Lemon Starter Kit – $25 Art of Shaving […]

  • Midday Fix: Live performance from Avery*Sunshine

    Avery*Sunshine Appearing: Tonight 8:00 p.m. The Promontory 5311 S. Lake Park Avenue West Chicago (312) 801-2100 For tickets: promontorychicago.com For more: http://www.averysunshine.com

  • Lunchbreak: Pizza tossing with Bar Toma chef Erik Freeberg

    Exectutive Chef Erik Freeberg Bar Toma 110 E. Pearson Chicago (312) 266-3110 www.bartomachicago.com Event: Pizza Tossing Class February 13 7:00 p.m. Restaurant Week menu   Pizza Dough Ingredients: 18 oz high gluten or bread flour 1/2 tsp active dry yeast 3 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp rye flour 1 tsp wheat germ 1.5-1.75 cups water between 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit 1.5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Directions: Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl, then add water. Mix by hand until […]

  • Music Lounge: Meagan Hickman performs live

    Meagan Hickman Appearing: January 30 8:00 p.m. Lincoln Hall 2424 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago Visit Meagan’s website: www.meaganhickman.com

  • Midday Fix: Author Martha Jo Black talks about her book, Joe Black: More than a Dodger

    Martha Jo Black To purchase a copy of the book: http://www.chicagoreviewpress.com/joe-black-products-9780897337533.php?page_id=21 Joe Black: More than a Dodger

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