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Dave's Specialty Market to participate in Taste Takes Flight

Dave's Specialty Market, Mount Prospect, will be among the restaurants/caterers participating in the second annual Taste Takes Flight on April 27th. Taste Takes Flight is … Read more ›

The James Beard Foundation Awards announced their nominations on Monday, March 19, 2012.
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2012 James Beard Foundation Awards nominees have roots in the Chicago suburbs

The James Beard Foundation (, is a highly recognized and respected organization in anyone who's anyone, and aspiring to be someone, in the culinary world. … Read more ›

Hello Kitty pastries at Mitsuwa Marketplace in Arlington Heights.
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Market Visit: Mitsuwa Marketplace

Gourmet cooks and wanna-be's alike, should never be intimated of the Asian market. The thought of walking in a place where people speak little English … Read more ›

A Guinness and Bulmers Irish Cider are served up at Murray’s Pub Bridge Inn in the Chapelizod neighborhood of Dublin, Ireland. (TribLocal photo by Kara Silva)

Guide to Irish pubs and restaurants

In case you want to have a plate of corned beef or a pint in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here’s our guide to Irish … Read more ›

Soda bread baked in a loaf pan (Stephanie Hardiman Simon / TribLocal)

Basic Irish soda bread recipe

This isn’t a super traditional or family recipe for soda bread. Feel free to use this if you’re looking for an easy recipe or have … Read more ›

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St. Emily Women's Club 50th Fashion Show

It’s been 50 years of fashion, food, and fun as the St. Emily Women’s Club presents its 50th Annual Fashion Show, “All That Glitters.” The … Read more ›

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Eric Elias Foundation – 9th Annual Dinner Dance

The Eric Elias Foundation would like to invite you to its 9th Annual Dinner Dance to be held Saturday, February 25th, 2012, 6:30 pm, at … Read more ›

Valentine's Day

TribLocal Tweets: All about Valentine’s Day

From candy to dinner for two, TribLocal offered up tips for how to treat a sweetie or loved ones and asked followers about their plans for Valentine’s Day Feb. 1. Read more ›

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Vote for Chicago Prime Steakhouse!

The elections may be ten months away but “citizens of the food-ocracy” can cast their ballots for their favorite restaurants in Chicago and get free … Read more ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Meditation for World Peace The Theosophical Society in America will host Meditation for World Peace, a yearly event in which people use their concentrated thought … Read more ›