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  • Midday Fix – Tippi Hedren & Barbara Eden

    Tippi Hedren: Infamous ‘Hitchcock Blonde” and subject of several recent retrospectives, Tippi Hedren (mother to actress Melanie Griffin) has enjoyed a long film career and now devotes her time and energy to “Shambala” the large cat sanctuary in Alton, CA that Tippi also makes her home. Barbara Eden: Barbara will always be remembered for her endearing role as “Jeannie” opposite Larry Hagman in the popular TV series and has continued to work in TV consistently through the years including […]

  • Midday FIx: How To Make Ice Cream

    Tips: After ice cream mixture is cooked, let bowl cool in a ice bath before transferring to Kitchenaid Follow instructions on the kitchenaid (or other manufacturer’s) machine For the finished product, put plastic wrap directly on the ice cream to prevent an icy layer Don’t be afraid to try different flavors and don’t be afraid to mess up – it should be fun! Demonstrating ice cream: Creating the vanilla base: Chef Leigh will show ingredients being       cooked on the stove then the ice […]

  • Music Lounge: Before You Exit

    Before You Exit will be performing with Cody Simpson the night of the show, July 5th at the Akoo Theatre at Rosemont in Rosemont, IL. Akoo Theatre at Rosemont 5400 N River Rd Rosemont, IL  

  • Music Lounge: Great Divide

      Special Acoust show Tuesday, APril 23 City Winery 1200 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607 Phone:(312) 733-9463   TOUR Wed, April 10 – Chicago, IL – WGN Midday National News Tues, April 23 – Chicago, IL – City Winery – special acoustic show Thurs, May 2 – Baltimore, MD – 8×10 Club Sat, May 4 – Ardmore, PA – Milkboy Coffee Tues, May 7 – Washington, DC – DC9 Wed, May 8 – Philadelphia, PA – North […]

  • Midday Fix: LENT’IL SOUP

    Henry Nuguid Executive Chef at I Dream Of Falafel for four years @Idreamoffalafel Lentil Beans can be bought at any local Middle Eastern or European grocery store. 1 cup red lentil beans 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves minced garlic 1/2 of a jalapeño minced 1/4 cup diced celery 1/4 cup diced carrots 1/4 cup diced red onions 1/4 cup vegetable spice mix 5-6 cups water 1 lemon Instructions: Heat olive oil in a soup pan. Sauté the garlic, […]

  • Style Files: Tom Kolovos has spring trench coats trends!

    Trench Coats Trends with stylist Tom Kolovos

  • Style Files – Tom Kolovos on Inaugural Fashion

    Tom Kolovos Founder & Editor in Chief, “A Controlled Substance”

  • Lunchbreak: David Burke

    Serves 2   2 ea                Squabs whole 1/2 cup          Veal or dark chicken stock 6 ea                Thyme sprigs 2 tbsp             vegetable oil 2 tbsp             Butter 2 ea                Squab liver as needed    salt and pepper   Red wine poached grapes 2 cups            Red wine ¼ cup Sugar 3 ea                Juniper berries 3 braches      Thyme sprigs 2 ea                Garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup              Red grapes, removed from stem   Brussels sprouts 1 cup              Brussels sprouts, cut into small wedges […]