| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:08 AM
You didn’t really expect Michael Phelps to stay in during his week in the Chicago area for the Ryder Cup, did you?
Besides taping the Golf Channel’s “Feherty Live” September 24 with Michael Jordan and and taking part in the Ryder...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The best parties in Chicago don’t all take place in the summer — just most of them.
But if you’re getting early stages of cabin fever and don’t feel like you can spend another weekend in your sweatpants, there is the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:31 AM
One of the most original and fun elements of the fifth annual Chicago Gourmet was the mix-your-own-cocktail event featuring some of the region's top mixologists and hosted by Bridget Albert, author of "Market-Fresh Mixology" and master mixologist with...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Not to be limited to decorating America’s food industry greats, the James Beard Foundation has announced plans to bring back its cross-country epicurean tour to highlight both top chefs and local cuisines in 10 cities, including Chicago.
| May 28, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Limber up those keyboarding fingers and set your alarms. Beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, a limited number of discounted tickets will go on sale for Chicago Gourmet, the city’s annual food and wine festival.
This year’s festival, the sixth...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Don’t get us wrong. It’s not that we don’t think any father wouldn’t love a mug adorned “world’s greatest dad,” but in case the big guy has a few of those stocked in the cupboard already, here’s our picks...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 11:24 AM
So much food and wine, so little time.
The fifth annual Chicago Gourmet, which took place Saturday and Sunday in Millennium Park, was marked by beautiful weather, capacity crowds and a surfeit of premium wines and remarkable dishes.
"It's like this here...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:41 AM
(Hi. This is the part where I tell you that this post doesn't reflect the views of my employer and other things that I'm putting out into the ether just in case someone is offended.)
You remember when your parents would have parties? Remember how your...
| Mar 5, 2013
At Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, course registration is a case in economics. Every student is allotted a bag of points and must spend them bidding against each other for seats in classes.
The more popular the class, the more...
| Sep 26, 2012
Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet
September 29-30, 2012
The Purple Pig
500 N. Michigan Avenue
Berkshire Pork Secreto (can be done...
| Apr 30, 2011
He was the city's Foodie Mayor, a big supporter of Chicago's dining scene who put a high value on Chicago's reputation as a world-class restaurant city. And he was instrumental in creating Chicago Gourmet, a sort of foodie version of Taste of Chicago that...