As of this writing, the following events are still scheduled for September, though with Delta dangling over our heads, who the hell knows what might happen…or not happen. Check respective websites for updates.
Dave Odd, the proprietor of Odd Produce, has built a thriving career foraging, growing, and distributing exotic mushrooms and plants.
“We started at farmers markets about three years ago with our arancini—stuffed risotto balls—which is our specialty,” says Daniela Vitale, who runs Sfera in Avondale with her partner, Steven Jarczyk.
When the lobster roll was set before me, I was taken aback. I wasn’t expecting what I was served. What I was expecting was a roll split down the top rather than the side, and chunks of the lobster in a creamy sauce. That’s the traditional version – at least the traditional Maine version – but that’s not what I received. Thankfully.
The world is opening up again, and here are some cool things to do with your newfound freedom in August.
On a recent road trip to Green Bay, we went in search of local beer. We found a few places that might even convince you to drive up to Green Bay for an evening or two of serious beer-ing.
At Lou’s Backyard, Chef Zach Engel is going with the theme of “Middle Eastern-meets-Southern” cuisine, and in doing so he came up with some surprising parallels between the past and present inhabitants of the Levant and the good folks of places like Mississippi and Louisiana.
The excellence of this sandwich at Gaetano’s Artisan Foods comes down to the quality of the bread and meat, but there’s something to be said for the composition of the sandwich, the disposition of ingredients on the bread.
If you’re thinking of sticking your toe back into the waters of dining en masse, the Windy City Smokeout might be a good place to start.
June 24 is the official launch of Scottie Pippen’s Digits, a bourbon from the man who helped win six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls.