This week I had the privileged of attending a local workshop hosted by Second City and sponsored by LUNA – you know the female version of Clif Bars? I wasn’t planning on writing a post about the afternoon, but am feeling differently this morning. I feel empowered. I learned something,
While I was mingling with guests at a concert recently, I met a young man who told me he worked for a company that sold fresh salads out of vending machines throughout Chicago, that are made from locally sourced ingredients. After I picked my jaw up off the floor, I
by Ashley Gilday This year marks the 44th year in business for Chicago-based deep dish pizzeria, Lou Malnati’s. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Lou Manati’s owner (and son), Marc Malnati, for a delicious (dairy and meat-free) pizza lunch at their newest Chicago location in Lincoln Square.
Are you a local foods lover? Perhaps you are a local foods skeptic? Or maybe you do not know what the definition of local foods actually means? Regardless of your stance on local foods, there is a brand spanking new grocery store, distribution hub and cafe opening this summer right
Meet me at Chicagolands first vegan shoe shop, Amour de la Terre, in Oak Park on Saturday August 23rd. There will be bites from local Chicago Vegan restaurants and I will be dishing up some amazing vegan cheesecake featuring Daiya’s deliciously dairy free cream cheese from 3 to 6pm. The
I had the chance to sit down with Alisha Kettner of Amour de la Terre, Chicagolands very first vegan shoe store. Alisha shares her motivation to open Amour de la Terre, explains what vegan shoes represent and gives us a sneak peek at some of the brands she will carry
A hand selected, or shall I say sensory selected, list of over 40 Chicago bar and restaurant recommendations for your feasting pleasure I am a Chicago native and have a profound love for eating and drinking. I have worked in the food industry for over 15 years and have traveled