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Chemo Mouth

Grr. Imagine all your taste buds float away to cancer hell and you are stuck with everything tasting like cardboard. Oh, that includes water. Yep. Sucks. 276 more words

Cancer

Battle of the Chicken Sandwiches!

For months…it’s been hanging over me like a dead fish. My friend Erik had been insistent that I try the chicken sandwich from Portillo’s.

Erik: “Did you try the Portillo’s Chicken Sandwich?” 530 more words

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Your Guide to Jet's Pizza

Did Somebody Say Pizza?!

I photograph food a lot. I especially love capturing the joys of pizza. That has become more easily done since Jet’s Pizza opened up not 1 minute away from where I live. 1,023 more words

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Breakfast Sandwich of the Day: Pepper Egg

There’s a Chicago tradition of the pepper egg sandwich: hot and/or sweet peppers in scrambled egg stuffed into a hoagie roll. It started as a meat-free meal for Catholics on Friday and grew into one of those regional dishes you never notice until you leave. 50 more words

David Baker's 'Vintage' Thriller Celebrates Chicago's Food and Wine

In 2015, The Washington Post ranked the top 10 food cities in America, with Chicago landing seventh on the list (ahead of NYC). It’s fitting, then, that David Baker’s unique food-and-wine thriller… 1,772 more words

Fiction

Just another Wednesday night.

Hot dogs wrapped in bacon served outside.  Eaten outside.  Ah, summer, I love thee.  195/365

365 Day Project

Taste of Chicago 2016

Taste of Chicago is a yearly ritual for some Chicagoans but not all. The last time I went was when my daughter was a toddler. It’s changed a lot over the years. 860 more words

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