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  • Midday Fix: Live performance from Iron Horse

    Aaron DaCorte: Guitar & Vocals Carl DaCorte: Upright Bass Richard Klootwyk: Drums Event: Cash for Kids – Chicago’s Johnny Cash Festival 1/25/20 Event will be held at the Irish American Heritage Center, located at 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, IL and begins at 5:00 P.M.    

  • Adopt-A-Pet: Magnificent Mutts & Meows Rescue

    Linda Latelle, Founder/President Michelle Cohen, Vice President Elizabeth “Liz” Ziemba, Volunteer Event: March 7 Adoption Event at Camp Fire Kata Kani – 445 Trout Farm Rd. in Bolingbrook 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Donation Drive benefitting Camp Fire Illinois Prairie Council Donation Items:  Clothing, Bedding, Other Soft Goods of Household Items

  • Chicago Scene: Gluten Free Cream of Mushroom Soup

    Chef Roberto Carlos from La Buona Vita Restaurant La Buona Vita Restaurant – 15 W. Calendar Ave., La Grange, IL Event: Soup & Bread Event benefiting BEDS PLUS January 26th 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. $25 per person Holiday Inn William Tell Banquets – 6201 Joliet Rd., Countryside Recipe: Gluten Free Cream of Mushroom Soup 4 qt. vegetable broth 2 oz. (4T) vegetable oil ½ Chopped onion 2 c. white sliced mushrooms 2 c. dried porcini mushrooms 4 oz. (1/2 […]

  • Midday Fix: River Road Trio performs live

    Kyle Ripsch – piano, vocals, accordion Jonelle Carter – vocals Terry Carter – guitar, vocals Gordon Drauden – drums Erik Nelson – Bass Event: January 25th 1:00 p.m. Emil’s Brrrew Fest CD&ME 23320 South LaGrange Road Frankfort, Illinois  Tickets available at:

  • Lunchbreak: Long Life Noodles with Braised Pork

    Chris Traynor PL8 Simply Asian 736 W. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL 60010 (847) 382-1988 TL’s Four Seasons 110 W. Bartlett Ave., Bartlett, IL 60103 (630) 830-1988 Events: -Chinese New Year specials that PL8 Simply Asian & TL’s Four Seasons will offer, January 25-26. -On February 9 at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., PL8 will host two Lion Dances in honor of the New Year. -On February 16 at 7:30 p.m., TL’s will host a Lion Dance. Recipe: Braised […]

  • Midday Fix: Marijuana dangers for your pets

    Dr. Jami-Lyn Derse, founder of Veterinary Housecall Care, a home visit vet service  

  • Lunchbreak: Breakfast Burrito

    Miguel Ortiz, Chef of Old Pueblo Cantina Old Pueblo Cantina, Lincoln Park, 1200 W. Webster Ave., Chicago, IL 60614 Recipe: Breakfast Burrito 10” flour tortilla 3 tsp. frijoles charros (pinto beans) [see below] 2 large eggs (scrambled) 2 oz. (4T) hash brown potatoes (shredded) 4 oz. (1/2 cup) green chile tomatillo sauce 1 oz. (2T) longhorn cheddar cheese (shredded) 1 oz. (2T) chihuahua cheese (shredded) 1 tsp. lime crema 1 tsp. pico de Gallo salsa Arabe pork, amount to […]

  • Lunchbreak: Not So Classic Shrimp DeJonghe

    Bernard Laskowski – Executive Chef – Owner of Craft Urban Restaurant Geneva, Il and Craft Urban Restaurant in Downtown Aurora, Il opening summer of 2020 Craft Urban Restaurant – 211 James St., Geneva, Il and Craft Urban Restaurant – 41 Stolp Ave. in Downtown Aurora, Il opening summer of 2020 (right by the Paramount Theatre) Recipe: Not So Classic Shrimp DeJonghe Sauteed Texas shrimp, butternut squash, swiss chard, lemon, garlic, pickled peppers, toasted quinoa crumbs Ingredients: 4 ea peeled […]

  • Mondays With Mel

    Mel Robbins The Mel Robbins Show – 1:00 p.m. on WGN-TV

  • Midday Fix: Dave Weld and The Imperial Flames perform live

    Dave Madlener – President / Founder of the Windy City Blues Society + Dave Weld –  Lead/Rhythm Guitar & Vocals Mona Rose (Monica Myhre) – Tamborines & Lead Vocals Jeff Taylor – Drums & Vocals Kenny Pickens – Bass Guitar Harry Yaseen – Piano/Organ Rogers Randle – Saxophone Event: 36th International Blues Challenge… Jan. 28 – Feb. 01, 2020 Memphis, TN along historic Beale Street.  The International Blues Challenge represents the worldwide search for those blues bands and solo/duo blues performers ready […]

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