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Is the Chicago Food Truck Ordinance a Blessing or a Curse?

May 22, 2013 No Comments by

Ever since city officials began debating whether or not to extend the allowance for food trucks in Chicago, the public has been doing exactly the same thing. The trouble is, even at this late stage of the year there is still no concrete answer as to whether or not the move is a positive one, […]

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Italian Meatball Stuffed Biscuits Recipe

Jan 27, 2013 2 Comments by

Here is quick and easy appetizer recipe for your Superbowl  party or any other occasion. It’s is easy to make and your guests will love them! Also I prefer to make my own meatballs I feel they taste better, but if you in a hurry you can cheat and buy the frozen ones. If you do decide to make please share […]

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Geisha coffee going for $7 for a Grande Cup of Coffee at Starbucks

Nov 29, 2012 No Comments by

Starbucks decide to start selling Costa Rica Finca Palmilera coffee that costs $7 a cup (or $40/lb.) Is this a test to see how much money Americans will really spend on coffee? Can you tell the difference? Well a taste test is in order then. Jimmy Kimmel decided to do a taste test on his show last night. The […]

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Jeffrey Saad’s Book Signing At Maya Del Sol

Aug 11, 2012 No Comments

I have followed Jeffrey for several years, so naturally when one of my favorite restaurants Maya Del Sol in Oak Park, IL posted that he would be there signing his new cook book Jeffrey Saad’s Global Kitchen: Recipes Without Borders I said to myself I must go. The book about what Jeff and the way […]

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Jul 05, 2012 No Comments

It’s a sweltering summer day and I’ve been on a BBQ rampage lately so a light dinner was definitely in order. But today, I got an offer I couldn’t refuse. An invitation from the Food Father to Dragon Ranch Moonshine & BBQ located at 441 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Located next to another culinary […]

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A Great Fathers Day Gift for the Grill Master of your life!

May 23, 2012 No Comments

Fathers Day 2012 is Sunday, June 17th.  Whether he’s your father, grandfather or husband, brother he is going to love this gift.  The Stake is perfect for the Grill Master in your life. He would love  showing more than his cooking skills this Father’s Day. The Stake is an all-in-one BBQ tool which transforms from spatula […]

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Cemitas & Smoque BBQ Invasion Round #2

May 15, 2012 No Comments

Well the rain nor lighting  stopped  me and my buddies Damien and Mike from making the trip over to Smoque for round 2 of the Cemitas & Smoque BBQ Invasion. And as usual it was a great success. Congrats to Tony and Berry for pulling it off again.

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Sriracha Hot Sauce iPhone Case

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments

The savior of shitty Asian buffet food! Well not really it’s a Iphone 4 case. Own one today and you will defiantly have something to talk about!    

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Sushi Nachos

Feb 06, 2012 No Comments

Sushi Nachos really! Yes really! It’s a very unique paring but works. It all came about because I had the privilege to design a menu and cook for a friends Super Bowl party.  I figured I would have the traditional Italian Beef, Italian Sausage, Chips, Dips, desserts, but wanted to really wow the guest. So […]

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What to do with your left over Turkey and Stuffing?

Nov 25, 2011 No Comments

It’s the morning of black Friday and you open up the fridge and say shit I still have turkey and stuffing left over what do I do with it! Don’t worry the Food Father is here to the rescue . I like making a turkey and stuffing frittata or aka omelet The frittata can be eaten either […]

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