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Chicagoland Food Swap
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Momma Cuisine: 10 questions with Chicagoland Food Swap curators, Vanessa Druckman and Emily Paster

On Sunday, June 3, 2012, Chicagoland Food Swap will be hosting their third swap at Hinsdale's Savory Spice Shop on 42 South Washington Street from … 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 ›

Window Signs at New Bakery
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New Bakery Coming to Naperville

Passerbys have certainly been intrigued by the signs in the vacant shop at 127 South Washington Street announcing that a new specialty bakery, tea room … 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 ›

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Contrary to what you might be thinking, this is not going to be a tribute to that one of a kind Motown singing group. No, … Read more ›

Corporates reconsidering their in office menu food choices
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Healthy Catering Becoming A Fast Growing Trend In Corporate World

CHICAGO, IL. May 2nd, 2012: With the coming of the green movement, the health and wellness law reforms, and government anti-obesity efforts, we are seeing … 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 ›

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Administrative Professionals' Day at Rosebud Restaurants

On Wednesday, April 25, in celebration of Administrative Professionals Day, all Rosebud Restaurant locations will offer a complimentary chef’s choice dessert to administrative professionals when … Read more ›

Crisp salads piled high and lavished with homemade gluten-free dressings.
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Fine Dining with the Freedom to Indulge – Chicago Prime Steakhouse Introduces a New Gluten-Free Menu

Dining at Chicago Prime Steakhouse is all about living life better and to its fullest. At times this means making choices to benefit your health….but … Read more ›

Top Chef competitor Beverly Clark Kim of Aria at the Fairmont, shares ideas on Asian dishes with RMU Associate Dean Bryan Flower during a demonstration and tasting.
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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 ›