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  • Lunchbreak: Mushroom Filled Puff Pastry

    Chef Adam Grandt   Bistro Campagne French Bistro in Lincoln Square 4518 N. Lincoln Ave.   MUSHROOM VOL AU VENT MUSHROOMS, CARMELIZED PEARL ONION, SPINACH, CELERY ROOT PUREE, POACHED EGG, TRUFFLES, TARAGON   CELERY ROOT PUREE 2 pounds              CELERY ROOT 8 OZ                       HEAVY CREAM 4 OZ                       WHITE WINE 1 OZ                       HONEY   TO MAKE CELERY ROOT PUREE: PEEL CELERY ROOT AND CUT INTO SMALL DICE COOK DICED CELERY ROOT […]

  • Pauline Frommer for the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show

    Pauline Frommer,  Editorial Director of the Frommer’s Guides and Publisher of 2019 Chicago Travel & Adventure Show Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL January 12-13 2019  

  • Truman College’s Men of Color in Education Initiative Begins This Summer

    Truman College President Dr. Shawn Jackson & Truman College student and Men of Color in Education initiative mentee Billy Hubbert. Truman College’s Men of Color initiative is a groundbreaking program is built for educators and by educators. It’s designed to encourage men that are minorities to enter the field of education.  The program starts this summer. For more information: Email or call Truman College at (773) 907-4000​ Twitter: @MOCEducation Hashtag: #followmylead  

  • Lunchbreak: Vegan Korean BBQ Stir Fry

    LaForce Baker,  Founder + Executive Chef of Moon Meals, Inc. IG: FB: TW: Recipe: Ingredients (8 Servings): * 2 white potatoes peeled and cubed * 1 cup of soy sauce * 1/4th white onion diced * 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro * 1 cup of snow peas * 3 cups pre-cooked brown rice * ½ red pepper diced * ½ green pepper diced * ½ poblano pepper diced * 2 cups broken up broccoli florets * 1 […]

  • Imperfect Produce Partners with The Chicago Refugee Coalition

    Nathan Sumner, Imperfect Produce Director of Quality Control and Connor Mautner, Chicago Refugee Coalition Founder and International Services Director. In 2018, Imperfect Produce donated 8,443 pounds of produce to Chicago Refugee Coalition. The Chicago Refugee Coalition is seek  volunteers to teach financial literary, English as a second language and cultural acclimation. Instagram: @ImperfectProduce Facebook: @ImperfectProduce Twitter: @ImperfectFruit Instagram: @ChicagoRefugee Facebook: @ChicagoRefugee  

  • Lunchbreak: Mora Asian Kitchen Prepares Pancit

    David Lam, Executive Chef, Mora Asian Kitchen Mora Asian Kitchen: Oak Park: The Arts District, 201 Harrison St. Bolingbrook: The Promenade; 627 E Boughton Rd. Plainfield: 24108 Lockport St. Facebook: Instagram and Twitter: @moraasianfusion     Pancit Canton recipe Pancit, a noodle dish that symbolizes good luck Serves 4 people Sauce- 1 cup water 1 tsp hondashi 1 tsp achiote paste 2 tbsp fish sauce 2 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tsp sesame oil   10 oz Pancit […]

  • Midday Fix: Hangover Help Recipe from Chef Heath Schecter

    Heath Schecter Hey Chef Heath – a private chef experience Based out of Buffalo Grove @Chef_Heath (twitter & Insta) Hey Chef Heath (facebook) Recipe: The Hangover Helper (serves 4) ingredients 1/2 lb slab bacon 4 eggs 4 Thick slices of brioche bread (or challah) about 1 ½-2” thick 4 T butter 1 T white distilled vinegar 1 med shallot, diced 1 c tomato sauce 2 T worcestershire sauce 2 tsp hot sauce 1 T prepared horseradish 2 T oil […]

  • Lunchbreak: Signature Burger by The Feller @Spilt Milk Tavern

    Adam Wendt, executive chef of The Feller @ Spilt Milk Tavern The Feller @ Spilt Milk Tavern 2758 W Fullerton Ave Logan Square in Chicago   the burger @ the feller   ingredients: 4ea- fresh baked burger rolls   4ea- dry-aged ground beef or burger patties (5oz ea)   8ea- thick cut bacon slices   8ea- white American cheese slices   16ea- b&b pickle slices *see below   1C- minced red onion   1/2C- […]

  • Midday Fix: Live Performance Planeta Azul

    New Year’s Eve Gala at 210 Live in Highwood 210 Live 210 Green Bay Road Highwood, IL 60040 (847) 433-0304   Entertainment 6 p.m.: A Taste of Carnaval Planeta Azul with Special Guest Alex Koffman. Master Violinist Alex Koffman will be joining Luciano Antonio and Planeta Azul to start off their set! 9:30 p.m.: New Year’s Eve Motown Dance Party with Gerald McClendon “The Soulkeeper”.        

  • Live Music: Alex Hoeffer

    ​Alex Hoffer Upcoming Shows: NYE at Montage Wine & Spirits – Morris, IL – 9pm Jan 2 at The Chicago French Market – Chicago, IL – 4:30pm Jan 4 at Board & Barrel – Naperville, IL – 7pm Jan 5 at Longshots – Joliet, IL – 8pm Website: Facebook: @alexhoffermusic Instagram: @alexhoffermusic

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