Chicago Food Swap – December 2013

Chicago Food Swap – December 2013

This past Saturday I attended my first Food Swap at the Chicago Food Swap. It was a bit of a hike, about an hour drive from my northwest suburban home, but I always enjoy time in the city. The swap was held at Enerspace Chicago on Kinzie in the west loop and sponsored...
Review: “Fair Food”

Review: “Fair Food”

“Fair Food: Growing A Healthy, Sustainable Food System For All” by Oran B. Hesterman, PhD I read this book in January 2013. So I happened upon this book in my library. (I know, surprising that I’d find a book in a library, right?) I had checked it...
The Gordon Bennett

The Gordon Bennett

So…a few weeks ago my husband and I went to one of our favorite restaurants – Bistro Wasabi in Lake in the Hills. It’s a sushi bar in a strip mall. OK….there goes my foodie street cred right out the window. But you don’t have to believe...
Spice House

Spice House

Foodies know where to find the best foodie places. We sniff them out like bloodhounds picking up a scent. Our radar is always up and on the lookout for another great find. In Chicago, one such place is  The Spice House on Wells Street in the Old Town neighborhood. It...