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Krapfen Saturdays - Only at the Julius Meinl Patisserie

Did you know every Saturday, the Julius Meinl Patisserie makes Krapfen with different fillings? Each Saturday there could be something different...tomorrow there will be plain, raspberry, and maybe chocolate, if you get there in time!



The Patisserie is where the pastries are made;

it's between the two coffeehouses,

on Irving Park, just West of Southport.

It's open tomorrow from 7 am to 2 pm.

Get 'em while they're warm and fluffy!

1416 W. Irving Park…

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Added by Todor Krecu on January 20, 2012 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Julius Meinl’s new Executive Pastry Chef Rochelle DuBridge in Daily Candy!

Julius Meinl’s new Executive Pastry Chef Rochelle DuBridge in Daily Candy!

You can try to make her espresso tart at home...just follow the recipe, add Meinl's Del Moro espresso, and voila!

http://www.dailycandy.com/all-cities/article/118166/Chicago-Pastry-Chef-Rochelle-DuBridges-Espresso-Tart-Recipe…

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Added by Todor Krecu on January 20, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Taquero Fusion Pop-up Dinner and Koval Distillery Tour

Taquero Fusion Food Truck Pop-up Dinner and Koval Distillery Tour

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 from 6PM to 9PM

Where: Koval Distillery

5121 North Ravenswood Ave

Chicago, IL 60640

Pre-order your dinner at: http://taquerofusionatkoval.eventbrite.com/



Dining options:

  • Fusion Taco Meal…
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Added by Todor Krecu on January 20, 2012 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

DucknRoll Food Truck Pop-up Dinner at The Koval Distillery Tour

DucknRoll Food Truck Pop-up Dinner at The Koval Distillery Tour

on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

at Koval Distillery, 5121 N Ravenswood, Chicago, IL 60640

Dinner menu is at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2748313279

Koval Distillery Tour and Pop-up Dinner with DucknRoll Food Truck & Catering on January 18 at 6pm. The tour starts at 7pm and lasts 1 1/2 hours and will be followed by…

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Added by Todor Krecu on January 16, 2012 at 6:27am — No Comments

Koval Distillery Tour and Getta Polleta Pop Up Dinner

Koval Distillery Tour and Getta Polleta Pop Up Dinner

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 6:00 PM

5121 N Ravenswood, Chicago, IL



"Getta Polpetta" (a/k/a getta meatball!!) is a new mobile food truck in chicago. They offer 3 ways to getta meatball and counting...Please join them at Koval Distillery as they bring new recipes together. Ciao

Koval Distillery Tour and Pop-up Dinner with Getta Polpetta on January 11 at…

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Added by Todor Krecu on January 8, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Southern - Pig Roast

The Southern - Pig Roast On the covered rooftop deck

Tuesday, February 21st

1840 W. North Ave., Chicago

at 6:00pm

Executive Chef Cary Taylor satisfies with a menu that raises the bar on bar food. Influenced by his southern background, Taylor uses ingredients from local farmers and sustainable sources.



CHEF CARY TAYLOR'S MENU

"The Big Pig"



A Whole Roasted Pig, Herb Rubbed Will Be Sliced Tableside By One of The Chefs.

Served…

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Added by Todor Krecu on January 7, 2012 at 8:27am — No Comments

Koval Distillery Tour and Wagyu Wagon Dinner

Koval Distillery Tour and Pop-up Dinner with the Wagyu Wagon on December 21 7:00pm The tour lasts 1 1/2 hours and will be followed by Pop-up Dinner and pairing with the Wagyu Wagon gournet food truck.

 

As Chicago’s first craft distillery, the Koval staff will teach you more about the differences between white and aged whiskey, the subtle intricacies of distillation, and the delicious beauty of small-batch spirits. See where each and every step of our process takes place.…

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Added by Todor Krecu on December 20, 2011 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Beer Hoptacular! 2011

Beer Hoptacular! 2011 is confirmed for November 5 at Aragon Ballroom. After a huge first year, they will be back again for round 2. The buzz has generated and Chicago beer enthusiasts are thirsty for more. The now annual event was an enormous success in 2010. This year the event will be holding 2 sessions, both on Saturday, November 5, one in the afternoon, and one in the evening. With close to 4000 beer lovers over three sessions, last year's Beer Hoptacular! proved to be what the Chicago…

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 30, 2011 at 11:43am — No Comments

The Great American Cooking Expo

Celebrate Taste

 

On behalf of food, beer and wine lovers everywhere, it is our pleasure to welcome you to the Great American Cooking Expo. Whether you are a connoisseur of fine fare or simply want to sample great food & drinks with friends, the Cooking Expo has something for everyone!

The Great American Cooking Expo takes place November 12 & 13. Two wonderful days of sampling, savoring, and discovering the best foods, beers, wines and products available in today’s…

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 30, 2011 at 6:49am — No Comments

Bridgeport Pasty Pop-up Dinner at Bleeding Heart Bakery

The Bridgeport Pasty Pop-up Dinner will be at Bleeding Heart Bakery on Tuesday October 25 from 6:30pm to 8pm



Bleeding Heart Bakery & Cafe

1916 W. Chicago Ave. 

btwn Winchester Ave. & Wolcott Ave.

Chicago, IL 60622

 

The menu:

  • CHIC-POT-PIE pastry, chicken, peas, carrots, Béchamel, seasoning
  • YOOPER…
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Added by Todor Krecu on October 25, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

Logan Square Kitchen Pastry Market

Logan Square Kitchen Pastry Market

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 10:00 AM

Logan Square Kitchen

2333 Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL

 

Delicious chocolates, baked goods and other treats from local, small-batch artisans. Delivering the latest and greates in new products and new vendors.

Open to the public. $1 admission, kids free.

So far, the list of confirmed vendors includes:…



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Added by Todor Krecu on October 22, 2011 at 10:08am — No Comments

The Wagyu Wagon Pop Up Dinner

The Wagyu Wagon Pop Up Dinner on Monday, October 10, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at:

Green Eye Lounge

2403 W Homer Ave 

at Western Ave

ChicagoIL 60647

RSVP at: …

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Added by Todor Krecu on October 6, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The Chew

The Chew crew in Chicago offering free sandwiches from Gaztro-Wagon at Ethyl's Beer And Wine Dive:

http://twitter.com/Ethylsdive



The Chew is an upcoming talk show to be broadcast in the United States on ABC, centering on food-related and lifestyle topics. It is set to premiere on ABC on September 26, 2011 and replace the soap opera All My Children. It will be hosted by Iron Chef America's Mario Batali and Michael Symon, Top…

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Added by Todor Krecu on September 26, 2011 at 7:02am — No Comments

Locavore Supper

Locavore Supper

on Wednesday, September 21st

Dinner Open to All!



Celebrate the season's bounty and the joy of local eating at Green City Market's upcoming Locavore Picnic Supper! The event, held on Wednesday September 21 from 6pm to 8pm, will feature a delicious array of local farm-fresh foods from Limelight Catering, meditations on year-round local eating from chef, blogger and local food activist Dana Cox, and a…

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Added by Todor Krecu on September 17, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Chicago Chef Battle 2011

Chicago Chef Battle 2011



Date: Sunday, September 25 2011 @ 4:00pm

Admission:…

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Added by Todor Krecu on September 17, 2011 at 8:55am — No Comments

Meinl Infusions Neighborhood Dinner

Meinl Infusions Neighborhood Dinner at Meinl on Lincoln
Thursday, May 27th at 7 pm


How much do you love coffee and tea? Do you drink it every day? Don't
you just love the smell and the taste of a freshly brewed cup? Well, we love
it too! And so, the May Meinl Neighborhood Dinner is going to take coffee
and tea to a whole new level. Yes, that's right; we are going to infuse our
dinner with our coffees,…
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Added by Todor Krecu on May 26, 2010 at 7:36am — No Comments

Chef Lovely Cooking Demo

Chef Lovely will be doing a live cooking demonstration on April 30 at 7pm at Live Studio Chicago. Come see her cook and taste her fantastic creations. Be part of the Live Studio audience and see yourself on the live video stream of the event.

This event is free!…
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Added by Todor Krecu on April 27, 2010 at 2:55am — No Comments

Taste of Chicago's Culinary Schools

For over 5 years, Eli’ Cheesecake has partnered with the Chicago Foodservice Marketing Club to host an evening benefit to highlight Chicago’s top culinary students and programs with a Friday Night Reception and Scholarship Award event emceed by NBC 5’s Wayne Johnson on the decorating floor at Eli’s Cheesecake World.
This year’s event is on Friday, March 5th at 6pm at Eli’s Cheesecake World, 6701 W. Forest Preserve Drive, Chicago and is only $50. Proceeds go to the CFMC Culinary…
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Added by Todor Krecu on February 28, 2010 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Robust Tastes of Ethiopia

Ethiopian Diamond
ethiopian
Robust Tastes of Ethiopia…
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Added by Todor Krecu on February 28, 2010 at 2:08am — No Comments

Tamale and Sangria Party at Viking Cooking School

The one food that is served at virtually every Mexican fiesta is the tamale. Our expert instructors will teach you how to handle masa, make sweet and savory fillings, prepare corn husks and roll and steam tamales. At the end of class, we’ll toast with a glass of the best sangria this side of Guadalajara. Salud!



SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Making and handling masa; making tamale fillings; rolling tamales using a “secret” time-saving tool; folding, tying and steaming tamales.



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Added by Todor Krecu on November 19, 2009 at 9:20pm — No Comments

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