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Try Not To Salivate, Five Of The Top Chicago Pizza Joints

Chicago takes their pizza rivalries very seriously. So when CBS Chicago released their top five picks, Chicagoans noticed. They chose the best pizzas according to five different categories; Best Chicago-Style Deep Dish, Best Neapolitan-Style Pizza, […]

WXRT–09/17/2014

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Kale Is The New Kale

Each year in the fashion world there’s a color that’s “the new black”. In the culinary world, there is always some new health food bandwagon. Kale has been latest trend & we should think twice before letting this trend just move on. Seeing as kale is one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet, like a good little black dress, kale should be pulled out & used often!

07/28/2014

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Real Hot Spots: Chicago’s Top Dining Destinations at the Beach

Smear on your sunscreen and find your flip-flops: Chicago beaches – and there are 26 miles of them — are now open for your sun worshipping pleasure.

And good news: you can safely leave that trusty Igloo cooler at home. In the last few years, there’s been a renaissance in dining options available at some of this city’s most popular beaches.

07/11/2014

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Foods People Around The World Crave When They’re Drunk [Watch]

Did you have a few drinks this weekend? If you did, chances are you got hungry. We all crave something tasty after a night of drinking, no matter what time it is. For us Americans, […]

WXRT–04/28/2014

Chocolate Dessert at Cafe Des Arcitectes (photo: Lin Brehmer)

Feast Your Eyes On Lin Brehmer’s Foodie Photos

Mary Dixon reported that seeing endless pictures of delectable dishes on social media somehow makes us less, not more, enthusiastic about food. If that were true, I would be losing weight instead of gaining like a sumo wrestler. But I’m willing to help the rest of you eat less by posting these random foodie photos.

10/15/2013

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Lollaplooza Artist Pairings For Your Trip Down To Chow Town

For many Lollapalooza goers, it’s important to have a good meal in your stomach before all of the um…dancing. Luckily Chow Town offers plenty of sweet, savory, and nutritious grub to keep you going throughout […]

WXRT–07/31/2013

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GRAMMY® Gourmet: Scott Ian of Anthrax

Scott Ian is no stranger to the GRAMMY Awards. His band Anthrax have been nominated three times in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category since its introduction in 1990. This year they’ve garnered their fourth, […]

02/04/2013

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Meet The Chefs Behind Lollapalooza’s Gourmet Chow Town

Indeed, whether festival-goers are in the mood for cuisine hailing from the pizza parlors of downtown Chicago or the streets of Osaka, chances are that for the next few days it can all be found along Columbus Drive. Apparently, there is also some great music to be heard there as well.

08/04/2012

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Lollapalooza 2012: 10 Essential Late Night Eats

I have heaps of friends from out of town or the suburbs coming downtown this weekend for Lollapalooza 2012. Every year, the first question I get asked is after the fest finishes where can I […]

08/01/2012

Lollapalooza Chow-Time!

Hanging out at any live music festival can be hard work, especially if it’s 3 days in August at Lollapalooza. As a veteran of  Music Festivals we all are going to need energy to keep […]

06/07/2011

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