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This Week in Food #292: Wook and Tom’s Food Adventure

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8120002%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week, Chef Wook and myself traveled to the south side of Chicago for some good old fashioned street food. We went to Fat Johnnie’s on Western Avenue for  some dogs and to 95th and the river for some smoked fish. What a fun day… Continue reading This Week in Food #292: Wook and Tom’s Food Adventure

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This Week in Food #291: Burgers

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8118466%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] The American burger is hard to beat as one of the great sandwiches. We sure know how to do them. Both in quantity and quality. This week, Chef Wook and I talk about how you can make your own great burger. I give some tips… Continue reading This Week in Food #291: Burgers

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This Week in Food #289: Ottolenghi and Food Choices

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8116199%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] Yotam Ottolenghi is a restauranteur in London who has written a new book called “Plenty” Chef Wook Kang and I discuss it and the vegetarian choices it suggests. We also talk about dinner parties and our visits to Chicago’s newest restaurant additions. Thanks for listening… Continue reading This Week in Food #289: Ottolenghi and Food Choices

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This Week in Food #288: Summer Music 2011

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioBPFX.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=default&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8114216%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week we explore the state of independent music. I pull some tracks from the web and we have some fun. You’ll hear some bands you know and many you don’t know. It’s our twice annual dip into musical fun. Thanks for joining us and… Continue reading This Week in Food #288: Summer Music 2011