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Event Mon Jan 21 2013

Celebrating Obama's Second Term

bolg.jpgEli's is making a cheesecake, natch (pictured), Baltimore's Charm City Cakes is also in on the fun (I hope you like fondant, fondant and fondant), and the post-Inauguration luncheon menu features steamed lobster, bison tenderloin, and apple pie with a sour cream ice cream. Full menu after the jump; Obama Foodorama has the recipes.

First
Steamed Lobster with New England Clam Chowder Sauce
Served on Sauteed Spinach with Sweet Potato Hay
Wine: Tierce 2009 Finger Lakes Dry Riesling (NY)

Main
Hickory Grilled Bison with Wild Huckleberry Reduction
Strawberry Preserve and Red Cabbage
Red Potato Horseradish Cake
Baby Golden Beets and Green Beans
Butternut Squash Purée
Wine: Bedell Cellars 2009 Merlot (Long Island, NY)

Dessert
Hudson Valley Apple Pie with Sour Cream Ice Cream with Maple Caramel Sauce
Aged Cheeses and Honeycomb
Toma Celena and Jersey Girl Colby, Cooperstown Cheese Company (Milford, NY)
Wine: Korbel Natural, Special Inaugural Cuvée Champagne (California)

 

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Feature Tue Apr 21 2015

"Cookie Love" Uncovers Dessert's Best-Kept Secret

By Robyn Nisi

The first line of the introduction to Mindy Segal's newest cookbook Cookie Love (Ten Speed, $25) is all you need to know for understanding why this is required reading for all bakers: "I am a cookie nerd." Yes, the celebrated...
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Sat May 30 2015
Lincoln Park Wine Festival @ Jonquil Park

Sat May 30 2015
Story Sessions Brunch @ City Winery

Sat May 30 2015
Eating Vincent Price @ Kendall College

Sun May 31 2015
Lincoln Park Wine Festival @ Jonquil Park

Wed Jun 3 2015
Avondale Restaurant Crawl

Thu Jun 4 2015
Chef's Playground @ Art Institute

Fri Jun 5 2015
Chicago's Taste of Mexico @ 26th & California


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