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First Grand Rosé Tasting of the Season!

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to taste 15+ rosés, from dry crisp and aromatic Provence rosé to fuller bodied ones from California. We'll tour the world of wine through rosé: France, Italy, the US, something for every taste.

Enjoy some light snacks.

Enter a drawing for a magnum of rosé! And, most importantly, have fun!!

Discount of 10% on all rosé purchases for the evening!!!

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015…

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Schaumburg Food Truck Fest

The premiere food truck festival of the suburbs... Truckin’ Around - Food Truck Extravaganza has a line up of some of Chicagoland's best food trucks as well as a beer tent, live entertainment, cooking demonstrations from Chef Paul Guerrero of Cooking Skills Academy and much more! 

When: April 18, 2015 from 11am to 7pm

Where: 1999 Springinsguth Rd, Schaumburg, Illinois 60193



Bring your own chairs/blankets as seating gets full! Check back often for…

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5th Annual Pastoral Artisan Producer Festival

The 5th Annual Pastoral Artisan Producer Festival (APF), presented by The Specialty Food Association will take place on Saturday, April 25th, 2015, from 11am-3pm at the Chicago French Market (131 N. Clinton St., Chicago), which co-produces the festival with Pastoral. 

Greg O’Neill & Ken Miller, co-owners/co-founders of Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine, created the APF to showcase the talents of local, national and international producers of high quality artisan foods and…

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Added by Todor Krecu on April 5, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Thalia Spice Sunday Brunch

Sunday, March 15, 2015

11:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Thalia Spice

833 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL …

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Food Truck Social



Saturday, September 21st, 2013

from 11am-10pm


at Kendall College (parking lot) 900 N. Branch St. Chicago (near Chicago Avenue & Halsted)

$5.00 Admission



The best local food trucks plus chef driven restaurant vendors, chef demonstrations, live music by Empty Bottle Presents and more! 

Benefiting Share Our Strength, Cooking Matters, a national…

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The NOSH at Wicker Park on Aug 10

Chicago’s new weekly, outdoor food festival - The NOSH at Wicker Park! 



Location: the A.N. Pritzker School playground (on the corner of Damen & Evergreen Avenue) in the heart of Wicker Park:

2009 W. Schiller Street, Chicago, Illinois 60622



Time: The Nosh will run every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.mthrough October. 



The NOSH will be a meeting place for some of the city’s best edible…

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The NOSH at Wicker Park

We are excited to announce the launch of Chicago’s new weekly, 

outdoor food festival - The NOSH at Wicker Park! 

 

Location: the A.N. Pritzker School playground (on the corner of Damen & Evergreen Avenue) in the heart…

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Pierogi Wagon Kickstarter Campaign

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Taquero Fusion Pop-up at Koval Distillery on Feb 13, 2013

Join Taquero Fusion Food Truck for a Pop-up dinner at Koval Distillery on Wednesday Feb 13, 2013 at 

5121 North Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60640

Taquero Fusion has taken flavors from Latin American Countries and created a Taco Twist menu that made its debut on the first Taquero Fusion taco truck in Chicago. Limited items will be offered for sale on site so please pre-order to ensure getting the item of your choice: …

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Added by Todor Krecu on February 9, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Food Truck Spots

The City of Chicago has designated the addresses below for food trucks under a new ordinance: 

  • 3627 N. Southport Ave.
  • 3420 N. Lincoln Ave.
  • 3241 N. Lincoln Ave.
  • 817 W. Belmont Ave.
  • 2934 N. Broadway
  • 1005 W. Wrightwood Ave.
  • 1030 W. Fullerton Ave.
  • 2156 N. Stockton Drive
  • 1262 N. Milwaukee Ave.
  • 1218 N. Milwaukee Ave.
  • 2135 W. Division St.
  • 1155 N. Oakley Blvd.
  • 1615 W. Chicago…
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Added by Todor Krecu on November 4, 2012 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Check Please viewing with Food Trucks

Viewing of Check Please episode with food trucks.

RSVP at http://cpfoodtrucks.eventbrite.com/

New season begins Friday 10/12 at 8:00 pm - The Food Truck Special!

Chicago area food trucks had the privilege of being invited to a special taping of an episode of Check Please with host Alpana Singh at the WTTW studios. After the taping, fans of Check Please were invited…

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 12, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments

One-Stop Culinary Tasting Expo Set For Oct 27-28

For Immediate Release

Contact: Paul Guerrero, Executive Chef

Phone: 630 791 0328 Email: Info@GourmetSkills.com



One-Stop Culinary Tasting Expo Set For Oct 27-28



Local Restaurants, Chefs, Vendors & Food Trucks Ready to Spice Up Arlington Park



Itasca, Il (October 9, 2012) Cash in on this culinary…

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 11, 2012 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Chicago Cooking Expo Barista Competition

The Chicago Cooking Expo Barista Competition 2012 will be hosted by a group of culinary schools and supported by the regional industry associations. The primary purpose of this competition is to encourage culinary students with who are focusing on advancing the barista profession, and promoting specialty coffee and coffee excellence in the region and beyond. Top baristas in training will congregate to pit their skills against one another for the honor of being the…

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 10, 2012 at 11:25am — No Comments

Food Trucks & Chefs

Meet the food trucks! Everything from cupcakes to tamales, and everything in between!

45,000 square feet of cooking essentials.

Whether you’re an avid cooking enthusiast eager to see what’s new or are just looking for a family outing for the day, this is YOUR show! This 2-day cooking and tasting extravaganza event turns The Arlington Park into a one-stop marketplace for your culinary adventure— the best place to see and buy everything you need for your…

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 10, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Now Casting Creative Home Cooks, Foodies and Food Entrepreneurs in Chicago!

My name is Mica Valdes and I am a Casting Associate Producer who is currently searching for creative home cooks, foodies and food entrepreneurs for an exciting new reality competition series! It would be amazing if you could pass this along to your friends, meet-up members and fellow Chicagoans! From the creators of Undercover Boss and Project Runway, culinary innovators will compete for the chance to get their dish/culinary product on supermarket shelves with one of the biggest chains in…

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 9, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

StopNGo Food Truck at Fischman Liquors and Tavern

StopNGo Food Truck will be at Fischman Liquors and Tavern this Thursday October 4 starting at 6pm. Stop by and try their Balkan inspired menu. Stout season is here at Fischman Liquors and Tavern and the beers will be paired with the menu items from the StopNGo Food Truck.

When: Thursday, October 4, 2012 starting at 6pm

Where: Fischman Liquors & Tavern

4780-4776 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, Illinois 60630

These are items…

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 1, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Falafel Brothers at Check Please

The Falafel Brothers had the privilege of being invited to a special taping of an episode of Check Please with host Alpana Singh at the WTTW studios. After the taping, fans of Check Please were invited to sample some of the wonderful creations from Falafel Brothers. Learn More about the Falafel Brothers at http://www.myfalafelbrothers.com/

Huthyfah from Falafel Brothers being interviewed by the crew from Check Please!…

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Added by Todor Krecu on September 23, 2012 at 7:55am — No Comments

Free Kronos Gyros Day

Participating Chicagoland Restaurants Celebrate Chicagoland's Love of Gyros and Show Gratitude to Military Families through its 4th Annual Kronos Free Gyros Day

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American's don't always agree on how to pronounce "gee'row," "jiro" or "that Greek sandwich," but on Tuesday, August 28, Kronos will be the FREE way to…

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Added by Todor Krecu on August 27, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Julia Child's 100th Birthday and a Food Truck

Julia Child's 100th Birthday will be August 15, 2012 and we will celebrate with a food truck. The Baby Cakes food truck will be at Heritage Bicycles General Store from 5pm to 7pm and then at Koval Distillery from 7pm to 9pm.

 

The Babycakes Truck

Leah, owner and executive chef of Babycakes, is a self taught cook. She recently began culinary school at Kendall College, to attach a…

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Added by Todor Krecu on August 15, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

34 Start Application Process for Food Truck Licenses in First Week after Ordinance Passes

All 34 Come from New Potential Vendors as Ordinance Sparks Renewed Interest in Joining Food Truck Trend

The City of Chicago’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection reported today that, since applications started to be accepted on August 1, 34 new applications for mobile food vehicles have been initiated.   This includes 27 seeking the mobile food preparer license, which allows cooking on the vehicle, plus applications for seven mobile food…

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