Recipes for Saturday’s Green City Market Cooking Demonstration

Even with all of the spectacular meat vendors at the Green City Market, I have to say what the market never fails to do is bring out the vegetable lover in me. I’ll leave the market with a dizzying variety of fruits and vegetables and ambitious plans to utilize them. This Saturday, we’ll once again […]

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So much news there’s no time to report it

Many, if not most, restaurants hire attorneys or expediters to shepherd their liquor licenses through City Hall, taking the position that these types of things are best left up to people with experience in such matters. For better or for worse, I decided it would be best to engage the process myself when we set […]

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A Special Dinner with Slow Food Chicago: Low on the Hog in the Lowcountry

I studied Southern food for many years, on and off with varying degrees of intensity, before ultimately deciding that Southern cooking – Coastal Southern specifically – was where I wanted to focus my energy. I can talk forever about the thoughts and inspirations that led me to that realization, but at the moment I find […]

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