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Evanston

Evanston
Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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  • The Birchmere and the road trip

     
    Gailor has firmed up her summer plans, so I know what I'll be doing next week. (That is, not driving to California.)She's starting work at a Baltimore company on Wednesday, which makes the trip from Chicago to Baltimore a little......
  • Announcing an exciting new project !!!!

     
    You may have noticed my earlier reference to being in Chicago (or more precisely, Evanston) this weekend visiting my daughter. I leave tomorrow. As usual when I take a few vacation days, my posts will be shorter and you will......
  • Creating a calendar of wine specials

     
    Along the lines of having you do the work while I vacation in beautiful downtown Evanston, I saved this excellent blog post idea from Trip Klaus until now. Feel free to add suggestions. ELRecently a friend of mine suggested I......
  • When the chefs will be at the market today

     
    Below is the schedule of chef/farm pairings and the times the chefs will be at the market. This is also the post I told you I might or might not remember to do about the Fabulous Farm to Table Tour.......
  • Next Sunday's review

     
    I'm afraid there isn't going to be one. I'm having fun with my daughter here in Evanston, although the fun consists of going to the movies and reading instead of the sightseeing in Chicago because she's under the weather. Next......
  • Restaurant guest surveys: good idea?

     
    On my last night in Evanston, Gailor was feeling too punk to go anywhere much for dinner, so we ended up walking a couple of blocks to an upscale-casual chain called Bravo Cucina Italiana.It was a good choice because she......
  • Starbucks' new instant coffee: any good?

     
    When I was in Evanston, Il. recently I saw a taste test of Via, the new Starbucks instant coffee, going on at all the Starbucks outlets. (It was test-marketed in Chicago, Seattle and London first.) I was mildly curious, but not enough......
  • We need a chocolate bar in Baltimore

     
    Thank you for being so patient with my non-food-related detours. To make up for it, I'll post one about a chocolate bar in Paris. I think we need one here.I learned about it this morning when I got an e-mail......
  • Summer eating in Chicago

    Summer eating in Chicago
    After a frigid and snowy winter — that lasted what, six months? — it appears that summer is finally here. Which makes it time for my annual Summer Eating List. Patterned after the summer reading lists that haunted my school-age summers, this...
  • Dave Specter and Otis Clay partner up for SPACE show

     Dave Specter and Otis Clay partner up for SPACE show
    What happens when an ace Chicago blues guitarist meets up with a scorching Chicago soul singer? Fire meets fire. You can hear it on the key tracks of Dave Specter's deeply satisfying, jazz-tinged new album, "Message in Blue" (on Chicago's Delmark...
  • Girls hoops blog | Gaters gets another recount

    Girls hoops blog | Gaters gets another recount
    Let's try this again. Officially, Marshall coach Dorothy Gaters needs one more victory to reach 1,000 in her career. At first, Gaters thought her 1,000th win occurred last week in a regional title game victory over St. Joseph. She found out from an...