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September 19, 2011--Guests stopped by Sub 51 to mix and mingle with panelists from Chicago magazine’s 'Dining Social' discussion, where Curtis Duffy, Liz Mendez, Phillip Foss, Paula Haney, and Shelby Allison discussed how they use Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to enhance branding, customers relationships, and more. Ellen Malloy of Restaurant Intelligence Agency moderated the panel. Happy hour attendees continued their discussion on social media in Chicago’s restaurant and bar scenes amid cocktails and hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Lettuce Entertain You. Read more
September 15, 2011-- Common Threads' culinary fundraising event raised $28,000 to benefit health and nutritional education programs in Chicago to low income youth and their families. Local chefs participated at Fulton's on the River to create and serve their favorite cook-out themed dishes within four categories--in a glass, on a bun, in a shell, or on a stick. Guests sampled each dish and voted for the top in each category. The winning chefs of the night were: Chao Thapthimkuna of Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar for In a Glass; David Blonsky of Public House and Mike Bellovich of Hub51 for In a Shell; Sarah Grueneberg of Spiaggia for On a Bun; and Scott Halverson of Prasino for On a Stick. Read more
Fermilab's particle accelerator goes offline today, after a ceremony that you can watch online. It's about 41 years since Weston, Illinois, the small farming community that used to be where the Tevatron sits, went offline to make way for Fermilab. Read more
I know we haven’t known each other very long, Yearbook, but I’m already enrolled in your fan club and hope we’ll be BFFs. This frosh new Forest Park vintage shop and design studio has opened with validation from mayor Anthony Calderone, extra credit from home-savvy headmasters, and hip-hip-hurrahs from shoppers... Read more