Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2019-05-08
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Cookie fries; baking series holding tryouts
Dining news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
by Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
2012-11-21

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


—The Cookie Joint, which advertises itself as the "home of the cookie fries," has launched. The treats come in five varieties: original, chocolate chip, double chocolate chip, cinnamon spice and chocolate toffee crunch. Dipping sauce flavors include tangy raspberry, lemon, salted caramel, hazelnut, chocolate, marshmallow and peanut butter. However, cookies are in traditional form as well. Orders can be placed at www.thecookiejoint.com or by calling 847-461-3068.

—CBS is holding open casting calls for its new competition baking reality series based on the hit UK format The Great British Bake Off, where amateurs with a passion for baking can prepare their signature dishes for a chance to compete on the series. Auditions will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Kendall College, 900 N. North Branch St. See www.cbs.com/bakingshow.

—bellyQ, 1400 W. Randolph St., now has a lunch menu. Chef/Owner Bill Kim is offering dishes such as chilled somen noodle salad with pork and mint rice paper roll ($12) or fried tilapia tacos with Asian cole slaw and chile mayo ($14), among others. See www.facebook.com/bellyqchicago.

—Pizza Rustica, 3908 N. Sheridan Rd., now holds a "Beer & Burger" night on Wednesdays (5-10 p.m.), highlighting a different specialty burger each week with a coordinating side ($10), along with a paired brew (prices vary). For example, the Nov. 28 special is the Mexican cemita, with the burger's toppings being Oaxacan cheese, chipotle cream sauce, avocado, lettuce, tomato and onion. See www.PizzaRusticaChicago.com .

—On Sunday, Dec. 2, Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club, 3700 N. Halsted St., will host an all-Britney brunch service from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The date marks the pop princess' 31st birthday. Brunch guests will bop along to the singer's music and will enjoy entertainment by Diva Madam X performing as Spears. The full brunch menu will be available, and martinis will be half-priced (11 a.m.-2 p.m.). See www.KitKatChicago.com .

—The new Bucktown restaurant Grass Fed, 1721 N. Damen Ave., has just launched a new fixed-price dinner menu with the addition of a chicken and seafood option. The current selections are the cast-iron boneless half chicken and Porter mussels. For more information, call 773-342-6000 or visit www.grassfedbucktown.com .

—Fabio Viviani, a contender on the fifth season of Top Chef, is opening his first Chicago restaurant, an Italian eatery in the River North area, according to ChicagoBusiness.com . It's slated to open early next year. Viviani teamed with Lucas Stoioff and David Rekhson of DineAmic Group to come up with what they hope are an authentic menu and atmosphere.

—Weather Mark Tavern, 1503 S. Michigan Ave., has announced its daily specials. The nautically themed restaurant and bar offers an extensive menu, but specials include a $7 burger with two toppings and a domestic pint (Mondays) and 50-cent wings (with drink purchase) and $5 Skyy Vodka drinks (Tuesdays), among others. See www.WeatherMarkTavern.com .

—Cru Cafe and Wine Bar, 25 E. Delaware Pl., has unveiled its holiday cocktail list. Items include the Cranberry Mistletoe (cranberry aromatic bitters, Prosecco, sugar cube), Cozy Amsterdam (Italian pistachio liqueur, Dutch holiday eggnog and dash of bourbon whiskey, served chilled) and Royale Chocolate (hot cocoa, King's Ginger liquor, Royal Combier orange liqueur). See www.cruwinebar.com .

—Fulton's on the River, 315 N. LaSalle St., will offer a Thanksgiving menu that includes items such as seared Atlantic salmon, apple cider-brined turkey breasts, brioche stuffing, broccoli casserole and banana cream pie, among many other items. Executive Chef Kevin Schulz's holiday spread is available for $49.95 for adults and $15.95 for children 12 and under. (Kids under 3 eat free.) See www.fultonsontheriver.com .

Email Andrew@WindyCityMediaGroup.com .


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

CEO to speak on food distribution issues 2019-05-14 - Beth Ford, president and CEO of Arden Hills, Minnesota-based Land O'Lakes, Inc., will speak on Thursday, May 23 at noon at a meeting ...


Gay News

DINING Burger Month, Antique Taco, Willis Tower event 2019-05-14 - —To mark National Burger Month, Jake Melnick's Corner Tap, 41 E. Superior St., is offering three different burgers only in May. The Que ...


Gay News

SAVOR Jojo's Milk Bar; A'ville Wine Walk 2019-05-08 - Jojo's Milk Bar ( 23 W. Hubbard St.; https://www.jojosmilkbar.com/ ) is known for its eye-catching shakes—but, lately, it's been in the news for ...


Gay News

DINING Robert's reopens, farmers markets, Mother's Day items 2019-05-07 - —Robert's Pizza and Dough Companyvis officially reopening in Streeterville on Friday, May 17. Now located at 465 N. McClurg Ct., Robert's Pizza will ...


Gay News

DINING Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day items 2019-04-30 - —Virgin Hotels Chicago, 203 N. Wabash Ave., is hosting the Cuatro de Caballo grand opening party ( celebrating both Cinco de Mayo and ...


Gay News

SAVOR Le Colonial; Benny's bar bites 2019-04-22 - The more things change, the more they stay the same. While that phrase may seem a bit contradictory, it's the truth when it ...


Gay News

DINING Outdoor dining, JoJo's Milk Bar, First Slice Pie Cafe 2019-04-22 - —The Hampton Social's downtown Streeterville location, 164 E. Grand Ave., is kicking off its first summer in the city with two patios: a ...


Gay News

DINING CBD cocktails, Eataly pizza party, Easter items 2019-04-16 - —Lincoln Hall and Schubas Tavern ( on 4/20, fittingly ) will offer the "Hi-CBD" cocktail ( Deep Eddy orange vodka, Euphoric CBD-infused simple ...


Gay News

SAVOR Barton G. The Restaurant 2019-04-10 - It's safe to say that there's no spot in Chicago like Barton G. The Restaurant ( 415 N. Dearborn St.; https://www.bartong.com/restaurants.html ). ...


Gay News

DINING WingFest, Game of Thrones items, Easter items 2019-04-09 - —The 20th annual Chicago's Best WingFest will take place Saturday, April 13, 12-4 p.m., at the UIC Pavilion, 525 S. Racine Ave. The ...


 



Copyright © 2019 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.