Dude Food

Whether You’re Cooking for One or Cooking for Many, These Easy Dishes are Sure to Impress Anyone Gathered at Your Kitchen Table Article Nicolette Martin FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH WITH JALAPEÑO SLAW   INGREDIENTS (SANDWICH)   1 cup all-purpose flour   1/2 teaspoon ground paprika   1/2 teaspoon garlic powder   Cayenne pepper, to taste   … Continued

Southern Belle’s Pancake House

Frank Georgacopoulos, dubbed the “Surgeon of Sunrise” in a Chicago Sun-Times article, had dreams and aspirations of going into medicine. Graduating from the University of Illinois with degrees in Biology and Chemistry he put himself through school working in family restaurants. Frank quickly realized that as much as he loved science he could not see himself in the blue scrubs…

Taking the Drama Out of Thanksgiving Wine Pairings

November and Thanksgiving signal our launch into the holiday season. So many festivities to plan and look forward to, and, as a host, pleasing your guests is at the top of the list. Deciding what wines to serve with your feast can be a nail-biting event. Here are some helpful tips to ease your planning and allow you to focus…

The Quandrant Gold

Time to celebrate June’s arrival with a bottle of Award Winning, Quadrant Gold Chardonnay from Broken Earth Winery in Long Grove, Illinois. It is a one-of-a-kind California wine experience that has finally arrived here at your doorstep.

Long Grove Festival Season Begins!

The coveted annual Chocolate Festival returns May 15, 16 and 17 with new extended hours from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Residents and visitors alike are invited to indulge in irresistible, luscious chocolate options from chocolate-dipped strawberries and donuts to brownies and fudge. The three-day event is filled with limitless chocolaty treats, live music, great food and distinctive shopping, all…