Category: Foodie

craft beer

Chicago Craft Beer Week

Beer has become the choice of many connoisseurs these days and often with quite reasonable prices. Even PBR has made a comeback, but for those who prefer something more to delight the palette, Chicago,...

Latinicity: Pan-Latin in the heart of the Loop

Our new Latinicity is bound to draw comparisons to the already mega-successful Eataly — but this new pan-Latin food hall is only similar in that you’ll also, certainly, have a great meal. Richard Sandoval’s first...

a la carte Chicago

A la carte celebrates contemporary French food, wine & art of living

Specially crafted menus of delectable French food. Cooking workshops. Tastings. And it’s all happening starting today, through November 19. A la carte Chicago is celebrating its first year of the food festival, complete with...

slow cooker chicken

Weeknight meal roundup: Quick & easy meals

It’s been a long day. Dinner has been the last thing on your mind, until you’re starving. What to do? I called on some Chicago blogger friends to share their best quick recipes. Even better,...

Oyster fest

Oyster Fest is back! Discount for #thriftistas

Shaw’s 27th Annual Oyster Fest holds much promise for seafood lovers: Oysters galore, a raw bar, and even land-lover foods from Shaw’s Crab House, Luke’s Lobster (a personal favorite), the Publican, Bub City, Drago’s...