The weather is encouraging us to go out and have fun, even with the enduring specter of the plague hanging over our heads. To be on the safe side, check websites for these events.
Here are nine foods that you’ll find just about everywhere in New Mexico.
In many regions of Mexico, “agave spirits are integrated into the fabric of everyday life; they’re part of the religion, literally. The spirits are almost always called ‘mezcal’ locally, even though they’re not certified. The spirits are served at many of a community’s religious fiestas, so when the production of these spirits is at risk, the cultural heritage of the entire community is at risk.”
Chicago is coming back with many restaurants, bars and other venues starting to do something close to business-as-usual. In celebration of the world reopening, there are a lot of drink-forward get-togethers in April.
The Graceful Ordinary seems to be a big hit in St. Charles, which does not have a lot of places that are operating on the same level as Chef Curren’s. The dining room is packed, and a line was forming at the host station. “It’s been that way since we opened,” Chef Curren told us. “We’re jammed every night of the week.” And having a ready – and hungry – local population is just one of the reasons Chef Curren is happy to be in St. Charles, about forty-five miles outside Chicago. He is not alone in his exodus to the suburbs.
Many restaurants/bars and other venues are starting to operate at close to business-as-usual levels, and many one-off events are moving ahead as planned. However, it’d be smart to check respective websites for updates on changing requirements.
I like street food, but I also like eating high-end, white tablecloth dinners. I guess I just like eating.
Chef Trevor Teich has worked in some of Chicago’s best restaurants. Now, Teich hopes to inspire appropriate holiday wonder at his recently opened Claudia in Bucktown.
Things to do in Chicago, mostly involving drinking, during December.
For many of us, the Thanksgiving/Xmas/NYE holiday trifecta is a time for Italian food. We’ve noticed that many Italian wines represent a huge value, punching way above their price point, delivering more than it seems we’re paying for.