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With the My Jewel-Osco Fuel Rewards program, local consumers earn savings by shopping at Jewel-Osco stores, and then redeem them to receive fuel savings at area Shell gas stations. (Image: JEWEL-OSCO)
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Shell and JEWEL-OSCO Help Chicagoland Consumers Save with Launch of My JEWEL-OSCO Fuel Rewards Program

Shell, the #1 selling gasoline brand in the U.S., and Jewel-Osco®, Chicagoland’s #1 grocery store, are teaming up to help local shoppers get increased value … Read more ›

Solemn Oath Brewery President and CEO John Barley, left, and head brewer Tim Marshall are creating Belgo-American beers out of a warehouse space on Naperville's west side. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

New Naperville brewery experimenting with craft beer

Like many of his classmates at DePaul University, John Barley spent his breaks living with his parents. But for Barley, that meant staying at their … Read more ›

Launching the summer grilling season, many Aurora residents will fire up the grill for some tasty foods to enjoy over the long Memorial Day weekend. At right, Kim Kirchherr, JEWEL-OSCO Dietitian. (Photos: JEWEL-OSCO)
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Let's Get Grilling

By Kim Kirchherr, MS, RD, CDE, JEWEL-OSCO Dietitian The Memorial Day holiday weekend is almost here – the unofficial launch of summer grilling season. It … Read more ›

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Come explore the Northern Illinois Wine Trail

For Midwesterners, arriving in wine country means hopping a plane or driving for days. Or does it? In the last two decades, wineries have sprung … Read more ›

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Cooking School: Italian tapas on supermarket's menu

Small Plates of Italy (Italian tapas)" will be featured at a cooking school at Prisco’s Fine Foods, 1108 Prairie St. in Aurora, from 6:30 to … Read more ›

Moo & Oink BBQ products are on the shelves at Cermak Produce in Aurora
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Moo & Oink BBQ products are on the shelves at Cermak Produce in Aurora

Moo & Oink meats and products are now available at Cermak Produce in Aurora, 1250 N. Lake St. The classic Chicago brand known for its … Read more ›

CSA subscribers pickup their vegetables either at the farm or at one of four off-site locations, in Batavia, Lombard, Western Springs, or Winfield
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Green Earth Institute CSA growing and selling local organic produce

More and more, people are looking for fresh, local, and organic produce. Farmers markets and CSAs (community supported agriculture programs) become more popular every year, … Read more ›

A variety of berries can be found at the local farmers market. (Heather Leszczewicz/TribLocal)

West suburban farmers market guide 2012

If you’re looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own … Read more ›

Gourmet Spice Company hosted a special demonstration on creating rubs with different spices for RMU culinary students.
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The 5 Taste Senses: Robert Morris Culinary Symposium

The Institute of Culinary Arts at Robert Morris University held its fifth annual symposium for culinary students, educators and hospitality professionals on April 13, 2012 … Read more ›

Seven Lettuces bagged salad with an April 11 freshness date has been recalled by the company. ( Company photo / April 15, 2012)

Dole ‘Seven Lettuces’ bagged salad recalled by company

Cases of bagged salad distributed by Dole Fresh Vegetables have been recalled because a New York state test of some of the salad found salmonella … Read more ›