Category Archives: Chicago

Tonight: Good Food Festival Twitter Chat #GoodFoodChi

Mark you calendars friends…March 14-16, 2013 at the UIC Forum – Chicago… In its ninth year, the Good Food Festival & Conference returns to the UIC Forum for three full days of fantastic programming for food businesses, funders, industry representatives, and individuals and families that love Good Food. Produced by FamilyFarmed.org, the conference focuses on…

Chicago Food Swap: Seven Days of Food Haul

After a year of eyeballing and envying the Chicago Food Swap, I finally got to attend my first swap, last Sunday. I’ve been riding on so much giddiness and excitement that I’ve decided to start a NWI Food Swap. It quickly took on a life of it’s own. How amazing that so many people, right…

Chicago Food Swap: It’s About More Than Just Food

Last night, my husband, son and I attended our very first Chicago Food Swap. With great intentions of at least attending one of them last year, swapping sadly never happened. But, oh, the excitement now. Honestly, we really had no idea what to expect. I knew several of the people attending, so that was comforting….

“Soul” Food: Creative Soul 2013

I was humbled. They asked me…ME…to provide a healthy meal, nourishing both body and soul, for all of the participants of the Creative Soul 2013 writer’s retreat. Wow. Why, yes, YES…but of course! Oh, the excitement of thinking, planning, deciding, feeding and pleasing…I love this. It’s what I do. Food is my love language. Through…

ChicagonistaLIVE: I’m A Guest!

Hey friends! Check it out! I’ve been invited to be a guest on this week’s Chicagonista LIVE show! It’ll be taking place at the Mariano’s Halsted location this Wednesday, January 16 at 2:00 pm CST. To kick off the new year, the topic is all about getting healthy…and you know how I loves me some…

And Then There Was Chocolate {Giveaway!}

I may or may not have developed quite the love affair with organic chocolate. Back in 2011, when I seriously switched to leading an organic lifestyle, I started searching for organic/natural alternatives for food items that my family enjoyed. Aside from common things like fruits, vegetables and breads, I knew we would still need want…

Foodiechats tonight: “Authentically Italian”

Don’t forget tonight,  Monday, October 8, 2012, join #Foodiechats with #Lactalis Chef’s Table Tour at Piccolo Sogno! The theme is “Authentically Italian.” I’ll be on location, with a slew of other great food bloggers, for a first hand taste of Chef Tony Priolo’s mouth watering menu.  Join the fun on Twitter and Instagram starting at…

Cooking: Necessity or Luxury?

Just recently, I was invited to attend a blogger event at Dream Dinners in Chicago. Have you ever heard of it? A thriving national brand that was founded on a mission of bringing families together around the dinner table, they believe in providing people with time saving, healthy meals. In a nutshell, here’s how Dream…

Chicago Gourmet: Foodie Heaven

Were you one of the lucky foodies that scored a Chicago Gourmet pre-sale ticket last Thursday? I almost can’t believe how quickly those tickets sold out. Even if you didn’t get your hands on one of these  little hot commodities, be sure to get your Chicago Gourmet ticket anyway…because the entire event will most likely…

Lucky Day for Chicago Gourmet

You read correctly…today is your lucky day! Be sure to reserve your spot now for the nation’s premier celebration of food and wine taking place in Millennium Park September 28-30. Tickets for the fifth annual Chicago Gourmet, presented by Bon Appétit, will be available at www.chicagogourmet.org beginning TODAY! For a limited time, and while supplies last,…