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Taste of The Little Traveler throughout Swedish Days

It's not a festival unless you eat way too much, and The Little Traveler would like to help you do just that during this year's … Read more ›

Fresh, local, organic produce from Green Earth Institute
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Batavia Pickup Point Established for Green Earth Institute CSA

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 ›

Launching the summer grilling season, many Fox Valley area 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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Hidden Gem – ROX City Grill in St. Charles

ROX City Grill – the hidden gem in downtown St. Charles! Come and visit us – dine with us! Live Entertainment Thursday through Saturday! Wine … 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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Lunch at ROX City Grill – 05.16.12

Join us for lunch beginning Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 11:30 am until 2pm. Fabulous lunch menu created by Chef David. From appetizers, salads to … Read more ›

Jim DiCiaula, TCFS Board President and Kimberly Elam, owner of Kimmers Ice Cream
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Kimmer’s Ice Cream Partners with TriCity Family Services for Mental Health Awareness Month

St. Charles, IL- Kimmer’s Ice Cream of St. Charles is offering a promotion that is sure to please your palate! In recognition of May being … 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›