Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Marzen (Oktoberfest)

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: German Pilsner

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Food, Recipes

Eat—and Drink—Your Summer Dessert with This Boozy Fruit Salad

  I doubt there are many people who don’t love a delicious fruit salad—especially when it includes the amazing, peak-of-ripeness local fruit available in Chicagoland this time of year. But […]

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Food, Recipes

What’s Cooking at Third Coast? Tabbouleh, Because It’s Tomato Time

Tabbouleh, that ubiquitous Middle Eastern side dish, can play a starring role in your late summer meals, now that real tomatoes have arrived. Whether you grow your own or buy […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Rauchbier

When COVID-19 closed taprooms and cancelled festivals, I looked for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete […]

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Food

Get Ready for the Taste of Chicago To-Go: July 8 – 12

Taste of Chicago festivities will look very different this week, but the spirit of this annual event that draws thousands, will be even stronger this year. The Department of Cultural […]

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Food, Markets

MCA Farmers Market: Art for Art’s Sake, Honey for God’s Sake

After a delay caused by the COVID-19 restrictions, the Tuesday SOAR Farmers Market on the plaza outside the Museum of Contemporary Art opened for the summer last week. And with […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Schwarzbier

With taprooms closed and festivals cancelled, I’ve been looking for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I’ve therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Food, Recipes

What’s Cooking at Third Coast? Shrimp and Broccoli Rabe: What a Combo

The good news in all of this unsettling and ever-so-scary pandemic is that I have an excuse to cook every night— except when my generous neighbor and friend treats me […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Vienna Lager

With taprooms closed and festivals canceled, I’ve been looking for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I’ve therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Doppelbock

With taprooms closed and festivals cancelled, I’ve been looking for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I’ve therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete Beer […]

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Beer and wine, Food

The Complete (Chicago) Beer Course: Bock

With taprooms closed and festivals cancelled, I’ve been looking for ways to still engage with Chicago’s craft beer scene. I’ve therefore decided to finally work my way through The Complete […]

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