Dining

Mon, 02/06/2012
Until recently, the sound of gunfire crackling in the streets of Englewood came from at least two or three blocks away, giving La’Keisha Gray-Sewell and her young family a fragile sense of safety and distance from the mayhem. But Gray-Sewell, who runs a mentoring program for girls, and her husband, Barry Sewell, a disc jockey, have taken no...
Tue, 09/06/2011
Can you believe it's already September?! This summer has certainly flown by for me and I'm pretty sure I'm not alone. Before  the summer ends, I wanted to share this fun culinary tour I hosted in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. After an unseasonably hot and humid September start, I would have loved to revisit all these place for some...
Tue, 08/30/2011
Living in Chicago has its perks... the food scene, the urban vibe, the diversity and culture, etc. But despite all the wonderful things we have here, it would be nice to experience some fun times that other folks around the country do. With that in mind, we wanted to host a special meal that isn't very common up here in the Midwest, yet...
Mon, 08/08/2011
Figs were once deemed the most hated fruit in the U.S.... how could that be? Perhaps this was due to the  lack of knowledge of figs in general. But I for one love figs and this year happens to be the Year of the Fig!  It's the Year of the Fig and the start of the California fresh fig season and to celebrate, I joined the...
Tue, 07/12/2011
     Oh, how I love Chicago. This city is just full of culinary adventures and not too long ago, I went on a delicious one with fellow food bloggers. Thanks to my friends at Bertolli and Zocalo, we had a fabulous time learning and tasting our way through Chicago's hidden Italy. With seven Chicago-area food bloggers ready with...