October 27, 2013 |
A Cook County emergency medicine physician appears in tonight's episode of "Untold Stories of the ER" on Discovery Fit & Health. Dr. Ryan Misek, who practices in Olympia Fields and in Northwest Indiana, treats a belly dancer who collapsed at a hookah bar. The woman claims she has not consumed alcohol or drugs. She suffers from something more dangerous, according to a press release. "Belly Dancer Mystery" premieres at 8 p.m. Sunday on Discovery Fit & Health and repeats at 8 p.m. Nov. 2 on TLC. "Untold Stories of the ER" uses re-enactments shot in actual emergency...
October 16, 2013 |
One of the most annoying things about the glut of "How to be a real man" articles on the internet (other than their continued insistence on trying to get dudes to wear dress shoes without socks) is that they don't always help with the remedial basics. Nowhere is this more apparent than with food. It's either "grill everything" or "make this nine-course tasting menu or you won't be able to satisfy your love and she'll leave you for her co-worker Steve who is the worst kind of dude because he roots for the Colts and says stuff like...
October 7, 2013 |
To those who host the best dinner parties, prepare the finest meals for their families or are constantly making co-workers jealous with their homemade lunches--now's your time to shine. The Food Network will be hosting an open casting call for a new series "America's Greatest Home Cook" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at The Wooden Spoon. The open casting call is looking for "food fanatics" who prepare "elevated dishes completely from scratch" to audition for the "The Great Food Truck Race" producers' latest endeavor.
June 20, 2013 |
You wouldn't have guessed by its ratings, but ABC's cooking competition "The Taste" will be back for a second season, and the reality series is searching for pro and amateur cooks to compete in the new season. "The Taste" will come to Chicago for a casting call from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Centered Chef, 177 N. Ada St. #101. In "The Taste," culinary celebrities such as Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson coach teams of four pro and amateur cooks as they vie to create the best-tasting dishes.
June 17, 2013 |
Nearly a year after the City Council allowed food trucks to cook onboard, only a total of 13 have the required license to do so. The mayor's office over the weekend announced the addition of seven new licensed operators for a total of 13 that can cook onboard and serve the masses. Last July, the city passed an ordinance allowing food trucks to cook on board and operate longer. The ordinance required GPS devices for the trucks and set stiff penalties up to $2,000. The seven new ones listed in the release are: Beaver's Donuts and Coffee,...
May 21, 2013 |
Tim Graham, the former executive chef of Tru and Paris Club, is helming the restaurant at The Langham, Chicago hotel, which is set to open in July. Located at 330 N. Wabash Ave., Travelle will serve Mediterranean-inspired cuisine in a setting that's more upscale than Paris Club but less fine-dining than Tru, a balance Graham describes as "casual elegance. " The space features a backlit wall with a 30-foot digital art display that changes from day to night, four bars arranged in a pinwheel pattern and a mix of custom and...