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Category Archives: Meat

Mini-review: Kuma’s Corner

Kuma’s Corner 2900 W. Belmont 773-604-8769 With over twenty burgers to choose from — all with boldly-combined toppings and named after metal bands — this lively Avondale bar/restaurant is the Hot Doug’s of hamburgers. Some of the offerings are downright outrageous such as the Slayer, a “pile of fries topped with a half-pound burger, chili, [...]

$2.50 Poag Mahone’s burgers

They made GQ’s list of 20 hamburgers you must eat before you die. Oprah’s BFF Gayle King loves them. And they’re only $2.50 every Monday night until April 14, so go out and get a Poag Mahone’s burger already! Poag Mahone’s: 333 S. Wells, 312-566-9100

Super Bowl chili

A Super Bowl party without chili is like nachos without cheese, wings without hot sauce, the Patriots without a sideline camera. No matter which team you’re rooting for, everyone can agree that chili’s a winner. Here are a few recipes to get you started: Pork Cheek and Black-Eyed Pea Chili from Food & Wine (and [...]

A simple winter stew recipe from Jamie Oliver

Several years ago, I participated in an online chat featuring Jamie Oliver. Here’s the excerpt with my question and his answer: W: I enjoy beer and would like to incorporate it into my cooking as one uses wine. What types would you recommend, and with what kinds of food? JO: Let’s start with the most [...]

Hungry suckling pigs

These are video images from a farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and industry. For some reason I’m suddenly craving bacon and a glass of milk.