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|| Sundays are for brunch tastings and today I attended a different kind of brunch at the beautiful @acehotel made by Betty of @bettybotbakery celebrating the release of ep. 2 of @alliekushnir "The Ones that Will" series! We learned about incorporating food items that are commonly discarded such as carrot skins, citrus peels, and pulp in a 100% vegan + gluten free tasting! 🥕🍊🌿 Following by a build your own cupcake bar! Looking forward to the next event highlighting conscious local businesses! || #joyfullforgood . . . . . . . . . . #ciaalumni #plantbased #chicagoeats #supportlocal #consciousconsumerism #theonesthatwill #bettybotbakery #veganeats #glutenfreechicago #sundaybrunch #lesswaste #acehotel
I'm going to just humbly stay in my own lane.
If you’re in Chicago, make your way to @hub51 for their Bottomless Bellini deal! $40 for Bottomless Bellini + one entree + one side to keep the Monday blues away.
3 weeks til Crafty as F*ck and we are so excited! We have 15+ amazing vendors, plus food by ~us~, coffee and drinks by @marzbrewing ! Save the date for Dec. 9, 12-4 p.m. and come get your holiday gifts or a lil gift for yourself bc you deserve it 💕💅🏼
Going back to school at @mcdonalds #HamburgerUniversity . Got a #chicagodog at @sluggersbar by #Wrigley , had some chicken and a side salad for the lady at @nandosusa which The Lady loved in her British days, spent a few hours at #THEBEAN (not edible), went to some fancy goat place The Lady knew about @littlegoatdiner and got some Chicago slices at @loumalnatis #chicagodeepdish and now I know why they call it the city that never sleeps. #andasaladforthelady #chicago #whatharrisonatetoday #mcdonaldsheadquarters #food #chicagoeats #goodeatschicago #sluggers #loumalnatis #littlegoatdiner #nandos #nandoschicken
Here's a little sneak peek into our photo shoot with @hallie_duesenberg. These crostini bites are not only beautiful, but super tasty too! #ParamountEvents #SoForkingGood
Another great view from my visit to @proxichicago
Did you know? You can add any of our proteins for a tastier salad. We got your cravings covered. #cemitaspuebla #salads
It's National Gratitude Month! According to Psychology Today, there is significant scientific literature showing that people who feel gratitude are less likely to be depressed and worried, and more likely to feel satisfied with their lives. The kind of gratitude people practice or feel influences how much they give back. Being grateful (especially the expression of it) is also associated with increased energy, optimism, and empathy. What are you grateful for? I really enjoyed this Friends, Giving platter meal that included a whole chicken with sides of garlic mashed potatoes and roasted brussel sprouts, which can feed 2-3 people. For each Friends, Giving platter purchased in Chicago, @nandosusa will donate to @inspirationcorporation. Founded in 1989, they help people who are affected by homelessness and poverty to improve their lives and increase self-sufficiency through the provision of social services, employment training and placement, and housing. I also ate garlic sticks, hummus, PERi-PERi nuts, and Naughty Natas (Portuguese egg tarts) as part of the dinner. Everything was so delicious, and I left feeling stuffed with food! 🐔 #surelyhere __________ Location: Near North Side/Mag Mile . . . . . #portuguesefood #chicagofoodie #lumixgx85 #eeeeats #forkyeah #dinner #nandos #yelpchicago #brusselsprouts #chicagorestaurants #bestfoodfeed #foodoftheday #chitownfoodies #chicagofoodmag #chicagoeats #foodlover #foodiegram
Brightens my day 🍩🍩🍩
Lost count of the layers after 20 😋 Backstory: had a dream last night that @selenagomez was eating my Mille Crepe Cake, so maybe the dream will come true #baking #sundayfunday #cheflife . . . . . #foodporn #food #foodie #foodphotography #foodstagram #chocolate #crepes #crepecake #chef #foodphotography #foods #dessert #desserts #cake #sweet #sunday #nom #delicious #chicagoeats #yummy #yum
Dinner at @eatfatrice was full of amazing bite after amazing bite, and started off with these absolutely delicious pork + ginger dumplings. They were super flavorful and paired with some tasty woodear mushrooms. —— Loads of people recommended this restaurant to me when I said I was going to be in Chicago - and now it’s definitely going to be a restaurant I recommend as well! Can’t wait to share some of the other delicious bites we enjoyed.
Got the bird and just need dessert? Give us 24 hours' notice and our Basque Cake is all yours.
Well that’s one way to serve a lobster meal! #shavedbrusselsprouts
MOOOD AF... . i’m sitting in bed watching my second christmas movie, but i still gotta brush my teeth, feed the hog, still got some homework to do, still got those bills to pay, wash the car... . JK JK, but i do have two assignments to finish - did anyone get the reference tho?? only a true christmas family vacation groupie would.. . PS - shout to @soeffingsingle for tagging me in this 😂
No such thing as too much hot sauce (or too many Po’ Boys) 😉
New haircut, who’s this?
Sundays don't have to suck. Look forward to dinner with us. 4 PM! 📷 @chicagomag
ESSENTIAL pit stop at @truejuice123 on this Sunday morning! Despite the cold weather, smoothies will always be my favorite post-workout/morning breakfast treat! The Sheridan Road Smoothie: banana, almond milk, cacao nibs, raw cacao powder, and coconut!😋🔅💛
Check out our Thanksgiving sliders 🍔 cranberry turkey sliders with stuffing and gravy. Thanksgiving in a bite! 🦃#thanksgiving #turkeyburger #turkey #turkeyslider
Stack ‘em up
HB meat plate! Pork cheek pastrami, smoked beef bacon, duck rillette, various pickles, fig jam, HB mustard, and toast points!
The industry I love so much doesn’t always treat its workers and chefs very well. It’s a topic that’s been on the forefront lately. But restaurant workers, chefs and the food service workforce is probably one of the TOP MOST UNINSURED WORKFORCE. Zero financial security for families who have their main sources of income coming from food service workers. • I am dedicating so much of Momma Cuisines rebirth with #TheWealthCrusade to team up with small restaurants and provide financial education for their owners/partners and staff with wealth education and insurance that will ensure their teams not only restaurant success, but personal success in finances. • In all my years in the restaurant industry, I know for a FACT chefs and their staff don’t even have basic insurance and financial planning and I AM NOT GOING DOWN WITHOUT A FIGHT TO PUSH MY PEOPLE TO FINANCIAL SECURITY. • My firm wants to help you. So, if you’re a chef or owner or restaurant owner, I’ll either be calling you soon - or if you’ve got that sense of urgency- hit me up and let’s set up the team who is with you in the trenches everyday with financial security. EVERYONE DESERVES IT!!! • For the price of a round of shots for the closing crew - your people can have financial security. Think about that!
My mom has achieved god tier baking status.
Deviled eggs with goat and cream cheese balls rolled in chopped basil in cherry tomatoes.
Grill master! Pork chops. Waaayyyy more to come.
Havana oh na-na! Okay, not exactly, but a pit stop in Miami did have us hunting down a Cuban sandwich and some fried plantains. Love me some Cuban food! Anyone else?! 💛🧡💛🧡 #miami #miamibeach #cuban #cubano #miamifood #feedfeed #buzzfeedfood #instafood #foodporn #foodie #eeeeeats #infatuationmiami #infatuation #cheatday #cheatdayeats #beautifulcuisines #eeeeeats #chicago #chicagofood #chicagoeats #chicagofoodauthority
Winter is Coming. 📍 @rvrvalley | Ravenswood neighborhood, Chicago, IL. 🍅🍅 What’s a better way to warm up than with a farm-fresh Bloody Mary?! 🔥🔥 River Valley Farmer’s Table features a hearty + spicy #bloodymary during their weekend brunch— AKA the perfect way to kick that hangover. 🍳🍳 All food dishes feature mushrooms, veggies, or eggs from the River Valley Ranch Farm in Wisconsin. 🍄🍄RVR is the oldest mushroom farm in the Midwest— their mushrooms are truly delicious! 🥒🥕Bloody Mary crafted with housemade heirloom tomtato Bloody Mary Mix + @svedkavodka + garnished with a selection of seasoned pickled veggies. 🥬🥬 Bottoms up with @bloodymarytour !
Working on my business at a coffee shop in my Dad’s neighborhood this afternoon. . I’m trying their Vietnamese black tea while checking in with my challengers and getting my groups set up for another week of success. . Yes, I am working on a Sunday but I truly don’t consider this work. Working on my own goals while helping others set themselves up for success with their health and fitness goals makes my heart so full. . #eatlifttravel #happyhealthyhumble
We have all you coconut lovers in mind. Fudge brownie dipped in white chocolate and rolled in flaked coconut
A colorful cake for the most colorful little 2-year-old I know! Isn't that right @systyled ?? 🎂 . Chocolate candles from @letthemeatcandles - she loved them! She & her sister ate the candles before they ate the cake! 😯 . . #birthdaycake #twoyearsold #purplecake #pinkcake #bluecake #ohmy #happybirthday #buttercream #celebrate #chicago #chicagofood #chicagofoodauthority #chicagogrammers #chicagoeats #f52grams #tasteexplorers #likefoodus #likefoodchicago #instafood #nomnom #chitownlife
How do you celebrate Thanksgiving? We do it the traditional way - the Saturday before when we trot, trot Turkey Trot! It’s a fun Sheridan family tradition that gets us focused on what’s really important: goodie bags. ;) We Sheridans slog through the snow with smiles because we know a warm meal is waiting for all 20+ of us. And mimosas. 🥂 Happy Turkey Day no matter how you celebrate! #thanksgiving #funrun #turkeytrot
Have you tried our weekend Brunch Menu?!?! Here’s our delicious Egg & Bacon Flatbread. 🍳 🥓 Flatbread topped with sunny side eggs + bacon + parmesan + sunflower seed pesto 😋 . . . #LSKB #lakestreetkitchenandbar #oakparkil #downtownoakpark #brunch #foodie #oakparkeats #foodstagram #chicagoeats
Who's stopping in today for a Jumbo Slice?
If ya don’t know, now ya know. The best hidden secret at #EatalyChicago - the #primerib sandwich 👌🏼 #wouldyousmash #onpointeats #chicagoeats
Pick up some of our new buffalo chicken nachos to watch all your Sunday football games! Call in for pick up or delivery! 😀🏈
For the love of football. Cheer on the Bears with our wing and beer specials 🏈
a v e c ✨✨✨ #chorizostuffeddates
Say goodbye to the #SundayScaries with #Beelows Day Boat Sea Scallops.
“Easy like Sunday morning” ☕️ 🎶 #elainescoffeecall #bokarestaurauntgroup
Family dinner at @eatatmeatheads is never a bad idea. I chose to build my own burger with two beef patties, cheddar cheese, a fried egg, bacon, and the house aioli. Fries were a nice mix of crispy and soft with a delicious cheese sauce. Top it all off with a thick ass Oreo shake and you’ll go home happy. All this for under $16. Definitely has hit the mark both times I’ve come. 9/10 easily. #Meatymeals #foodblogger #foodsofig #chicagofood #chicagoeats #eaterchicago #carnivoreclub #carbsoncarbsoncarbs #nom #cheesyeats
Saturday brunch and I was in the mood for some eggs. Hit up @tavernonrush for the first time and left with a happy belly. Went with the Corned Beef Hash with Eggs and multigrain toast. The dish is normally $13 but I added a couple more eggs to bring the dish to just over $18. Eggs were poached nicely and with good flavor. Hash was crispy and not over-seasoned. The whipped butter for the toast was an added bonus. Paired with a fresh squeezed mimosa and I was “dialed” as my father would say. The service was okay but nothing special. She took care of our table but nothing above and beyond. I’d say it’s a 7/10 After taking a slight hit on the service. #Meatymeals #foodblogger #foodsofig #chicagofood #chicagoeats #eaterchicago #carnivoreclub #carbsoncarbsoncarbs #nom #cheesyeats
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Hit the @angrypigtavern for brunch and tried the Pork Belly Biscuits and Gravy. Biscuits were nice and moist on the inside and crisp on the outside. Pork belly was nicely seasoned and a good portion size. Eggs cooked well with an above average gravy. Would have liked more gravy but that’s my preference as I was left with biscuit at the end and not enough gravy to finish. Couple with bottomless mimosas is was a solid spend of $35. 8/10 would recommend. #Meatymeals #foodblogger #foodsofig #chicagofood #chicagoeats #eaterchicago #carnivoreclub #carbsoncarbsoncarbs #nom #cheesyeats
🍫🍓🌹🥥🧀️ Dark chocolate tart with raspberry curd, coconut, rose petals, freeze dried strawberries and bee pollens.
🍎 Soy sauce and miso tarte tarin, fresh rosemary, mace and licorice syrup.
Pappa roti coffee bun with cocoa frozen banana ice cream, marinated strawberries, bee pollen and peanut powder.
Summer roll and cucumber jelly. . . Lime ricotta, mint and strawberry wrapped in rice paper, with cucumber jelly and strawberry syrup.
Passion fruit souffle with passion fruit sauce, bee pollen, cardamom crumbs and yogurt granita.
Breakfast banana split with frozen bitter moka ganache, yogurt granita, rye bread crumbs, and bee pollen.
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