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The Ultimate LOCAL Holiday Gift Guide for Chicago Foodies

Stay Hungry with These Amazing Holiday Gifts!

December 22, 2014
Chicago Foodie Gift Guide
Sara R. Fisher And Caitlin Murray Giles
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The holidays are a time for giving and a time for eating. Whether it’s your coworker, friend, family, neighbor or anyone else, everyone loves to receive delicious treats as gifts. Here are some ways to spoil the foodie in your life from one of our favorite local online shops, Monthly Clubs Artisan Sauce of the Month, 3 Months. Sauces are delivered monthly and can be used as delicious marinades, dressings, dips and more. This three-month option is a wonderful gift for under $25! Also available in six or 12-month options. Condiment of the Month, 6 Months. Getting a new condiment monthly for under $50 is a dream for foodies as the offerings are sweet, …  Read more

Chicago Gift Guide for the Foodies

The Top Chicago Foodie Gifts for this Holiday Season!

December 8, 2014
Chicago Foodie Gift Guide
Kaleigh Glaza

Some of the best parts of the holiday season revolve around food (Thanksgiving turkey, hot chocolate, Christmas cookies and more). So we’ve put together a gift guide for those Cheeky gals who truly love to cook and eat! With a focus on Chicago brands, this gift guide will have your mouth watering and provide ideas for seriously delicious gifts. For the Java lover: TOMS Thankful Blend Put a boost in your morning with a tasty drink for a great cause! You can write what you’re thankful for on the bag, and you’ll also be providing clean water for a week to someone in need with every purchase. For those with Chicago pride (like us!): Pastoral’s “Best …  Read more

Sweet Treat in a Jar: Public House’s Spiced Apple Pie

Dig Into This Multi-Layered Holiday Dessert!

November 24, 2014
Photo Courtesy of Public House Chicago
Kaleigh Glaza

There really is no bad time for pie, but the holidays might be the best time all year! From pumpkin to French silk, there are plenty of options, but nothing is more classic than apple pie. It’s an American tradition and a perfect way to celebrate any of the upcoming holidays. Plus, Monday, December 1st, is also National Fried Pie Day, so it’s really a day to stop caring about calories and put on those stretchy pants to indulge in one of Public House’s newest desserts: Spiced Apple Pie in a Jar. It’s a comfort food with a unique presentation but that same sweet delicious taste. While there are a multitude of ways to make this classic …  Read more