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News Wed Sep 26 2007

Midweek Quick Links

• Gourmet 's Diary of a Foodie interviews Homaro Cantu about his food science ideas.

Sarah's Pastries & Candies, a Gold Coast bakery, is opening a second location in the State Street Macy's, Crain's reports.

• The Food Chain previews the new Autumn/Winter offerings at Pasticceria Natalina.

TimeOut Chicago points to Swissotel's Peruvian Cuisine and Music Festival going on right now. Half the $49 ticket goes toward aid for Peruvian earthquake victims.

• MenuPages blog points out a great dinner-for-two deal at Morton's: $99 for enough steak, seafood and sides to satisfy a seriously hungry couple.

Hungry Mag reviews two Food Network chef cookbooks -- from locals the Hearty Boys and Morimoto -- and finds them bad bedside reading but good kitchen guides -- and vice versa.

Joelen offers up a couple recipes for a 30-minute meal (speaking of the Food Network).

• Again with the Food Network: The Stew reports that Nigella Lawson will be signing books and promoting her upcoming new show at the Ritz-Carlton on Nov. 14.

Soft pretzels sound like a perfect baking project for cool autumn nights.

• Scrambled CAKE spent September looking a lot at food allergies and kids, most recently in a round-up of nut-free snacks.

Phil Vittel likes Sepia, and Misty Tosh likes the bean soup at Bel Ami.


Scrambled CAKE / September 28, 2007 6:48 AM

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