Horse Thief Hollow Welcomes New Chef 

  By Kristin Boza  Beverly/Morgan Park resident Mark Hemmer is the new Chef de Cuisine at Horse Thief Hollow, 10426 S. Western Ave. An accomplished restauranteur and chef, Hemmer is happy […]

Top Chef Joe Flamm: Cooking and Connection 

By Grace Kuikman  The winner of Week 12 – a private dinner prepared by Top Chef Joe Flamm — will be thrilled not just with the food, but with the company. Flamm has an amazing love of food traditions that bring […]

Get Your Ho-Ka Turkeys at County Fair 

By Kristin Boza  Thanksgiving celebrations may look different this year, with Zoom call-ins to the cousins and a smaller in-person table. Regardless of what the guest list looks like, County Fair, 10800 […]

Grab a Taste of Ellie’s at Sweet Freaks

By Kristin Boza  In late 2019, Ellie’s Café reached the end of its era when chef and owner Cathy Stacey decided to close her popular restaurant. For those craving the delectable comfort […]

Home Cooking: Family Foodie Traditions 

Every family has a food tradition at the holidays, from Aunt Judy’s green bean casserole to Grandma’s pumpkin pie from scratch. These foods evoke childhood memories and instill an urge […]

Cooking Healthy Summer Meals on the Grill 

  By Kristin Boza  Since Whole Foods Market opened three months ago in Evergreen Plaza, 9600 S. Western Ave., the neighborhood rejoiced to finally have fast access to the popular organic and natural […]

Kids Share Their Mother’s Day Menus 

By Kristin Boza  Mother’s Day is Sun., May 12. These local kids are cooking, preparing or simply offering their moms and grandmas some unforgettable meals this year!   Patrick Howe-Bowen  8th grade, […]