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2 New Evening Farmer's Markets To Debut This Summer

Posted 07.10.2013 | Chicago

Chicago night owls take heart: the city is getting a pair of after dark farmer's markets to help dawn-averse locavores get a crack at local produce. ...

9 Farmers Markets Every Food Lover Should Visit

Posted 08.09.2012 | Green

From The Mother Nature Network: Plenty of food enthusiasts around the country prefer to spend Saturday morning browsing at the local farmers market...

Quirky-Cool Hostess Gifts That Will Get You Invited Back Next Year

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Amy Tara Koch

Showing up for dinner or a weekend stay empty handed is déclassé on par with clipping one's nails in public. It's simply rude.

A Love Letter to Chicago Chefs

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 08.19.2012 | Chicago
Linda Novick O'Keefe

My favorite times with Art Smith are in his own kitchen in the morning over bottomless cappuccinos or on a run.

Slow Food Chicago's Farm-to-Table Kickoff at Carnivale

Wesley Epplin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Wesley Epplin

Newly minted community gardens. Farmers' markets reopening throughout the city. Small backyard gardens. That distinct smell you can only get from tou...

Chicago Public Health Destroys Local Fruit

Flora Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Flora Lazar

The city has never developed a coherent licensing process for businesses that work in shared-use kitchens.

Finally -- Locavore Candy at the Farmers Market

Flora Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Flora Lazar

What does a French-inspired chocolatier make for a tightly-regulated farmers market such as Chicago's Green City Market without chocolate, hazelnuts, and almonds?

Move Over, Iron Chef: Chicago Culinary Stars Tackle 'Green' Challenge

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brett Ashley McKenzie

Six of Chicago's top chefs prepared three dishes using fresh local ingredients from the Green City Market. Picture "Iron Chef" judged by a crowd of appreciative Chicagoans, and you'll have some idea.

The Localvore Conceit

Time Out Chicago | David Tamarkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Spurred by last year's successful event of the same name, Green City Market is now in the midst of its second Localvore Challenge--a call to Chicagoan...

Corn Porn: Learning to Love Smut

Flora Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Flora Lazar

If corn is king, then chef-turned-farmer Tracey Vowell is engaged in regicide. Ever since she left Rick Bayless' Chicago restaurants Frontera Grill and Topolabompo, where she was managing chef, Vowell has been "hijacking corn, a singular act of subversion" as she puts it.

Farming Chicago

Progress Illinois | Adam Doster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

was just past 9 am and the sun was already beating down on the dozen or so teens assembled in a small corner of Chicago's Grant Park. Wisely, Jessica...

Top Chef Chicago Love Fest

Flora Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Flora Lazar

Just when it began to look as if cable television's top rated food show had vanished from the streets of Chicago, Top Chef is wheeling a 48-foot semi-trailer with a full kitchen to the city that hosted its fourth and most recent season.

Hi, My Name Is Ina and I'm an Addict.

Ina Pinkney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ina Pinkney

Ice cream is defined as a noun, a sweet frozen food made from a mixture of cream, milk or a custard base, flavored in various ways, containing at least 10% milkfat. But it is so much more to those of us who think it's God's perfect food and crave it at every meal.

Remembering Food Revolutionary Abby Mandel

Flora Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Flora Lazar

A chef and columnist who many culinary enthusiasts remember as a technological pioneer for her early embrace of the Cuisinart food processor took a technological step back when she founded the Green City Market ten years ago.

Green City Market Founder Abby Mandel Dies

Chicago Tribune | Karen Klages | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For those who flock to the now legendary Green City Market Wednesday and Saturday mornings, take a minute to thank the culinary gods for Abby Mandel w...