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Summer Cocktail Recipe: Lavender Lemon Martini

By Editor on Aug 06, 2013 09:50 pm

Summer Cocktail Recipe: Lavender Lemon Martini
Looking for something light and refreshing for your summer cocktail soiree? Try this fragrant, tart cocktail from Waiting on Martha’s Mandy Kellogg Rye. Lavender & Lemon Martini by Mandy Kellogg Rye Ingredients: 2 oz. Smirnoff Sorbet Light Lemon Vodka 1 oz. lavender syrup (or 1-2 drops lavender bitters with simple syrup or agave to taste) […]

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Escoffier Online Culinary Academy Celebrates First Anniversary With Special Event in Chicago

By Editor on Aug 06, 2013 09:31 pm

Escoffier Online Culinary Academy Celebrates First Anniversary With Special Event in Chicago
On August 20, Escoffier Online International Culinary Academy, a completely online culinary school offering culinary and baking and pastry classes, will celebrate its one year anniversary. A private reception honoring the anniversary will be held at Alliance Francaise de Chicago. Special guests, Michel Escoffier, the great grandson of master chef Auguste Escoffier – the school’s […]

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Mitchell’s Fish Market Partners with Boston Beer Company for National Beer Pairing Dinner

By Editor on Aug 05, 2013 04:44 pm

Mitchell’s Fish Market Partners with Boston Beer Company for National Beer Pairing Dinner
This week, Mitchell’s Fish Market is proud to partner with The Boston Beer Company, brewer of Samuel Adams Beer, to host its first national beer pairing dinner on August 8. The four-course dinner, featuring exceptional seafood and award-winning beers, is available for $49. “This dinner is a celebration of some of the finest American craft […]

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Erin Coopey Hosts The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook Launch Party

By EditorNW on Aug 05, 2013 09:57 am

Erin Coopey Hosts The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook Launch Party
Local chef and cooking instructor Erin Coopey is launching her first cookbook this August! The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook is filled with 98 recipes about how to make everyday kitchen staples from scratch including ketchup, mayonnaise, chips, dips, nut butters, spreads stocks and more, without the chemicals and fillers found in many store bought versions. And on August […]

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The Monthly Muddle: Chicago Hosts Bartender Exchange at Untitled

By Cara Yaffe on Aug 04, 2013 05:38 pm

The Monthly Muddle: Chicago Hosts Bartender Exchange at Untitled
Untitled has teamed up with Angel’s Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon to host award-winning cocktail professionals from across the country along with Chicago’s celebrated mixologists to shake things up together behind the bar at Untitled’s illustrious Whiskey Library. The Angel’s Envy Whiskey Guardians, award-winning bartenders from around the country, will meet with members of the Chicago […]

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We All Float On at Urban Float

By Jessica Tupper on Aug 02, 2013 10:00 am

We All Float On at Urban Float
Hailed as being great for memory, sleeping, and even for dealing with chronic pain, the practice of floating from the 1950s is currently gaining popularity all over the Pacific Northwest. If you’ve never heard of it, the concept is that, by resting in incredibly salty, buoyant water at body temperature, you can reach brain activity […]

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