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Newmont anti-graft target

The Colorado-based company said in a quarterly earnings filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it had engaged outside counsel as part of a review of its compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which bars the use of bribes to foreign officials. 34 more words


Weekend special:  Chicago's own Shrimp de Jonghe

Our store has jumbo 16-20 count wild-caught, raw Gulf shrimp on sale this weekend (editor’s note: by now, some of you have figured out where I work; after all, how many high-end grocery chains are there in greater Chicago? 678 more words

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Aceh canes non-Muslim for booze

The 60-year-old was whipped nearly 30 times with a rattan cane before a crowd of hundreds in Aceh province on Tuesday, along with a couple subjected to 100 lashes each for committing ­adultery. 190 more words

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I can see why people want to live here, Chicago

Lots of glass, making sonic canyons for the honking of taxis. Perfect weather, enough snow flurries to keep it interesting but nothing sticking to seep in slushy slop through my silly shoes (I’m Californian, I don’t have the wardrobe for precipitation). 415 more words


(Chicago Style) Italian Giardiniera

Giardiniera is a popular Italian antipasto and topping made from an assortment of pickled vegetables in vinegar or oil. Between 1880-1914, many Italians immigrated to the United States and settled in the Chicago area. 271 more words


Finishing the month of food with dessert.

Finishing a perfect month of food on the blog.  Seems fitting to end with dessert. 91/365It’s not NOLA, but it’s close.

365 Day Project


Goofing off in the city today.  Is there any better way to end the perfect lunch? Salted Carmel, Chocolate Chip and Espresso.  90/365

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