Upcoming Programs at a Glance

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Our events are typically at Bethany Retirement Community (directions and parking) on Saturday mornings from 10:00 am until noon. Occasionally, our event time varies or we meet at a different location. These variances will be highlighted below, though please read the full event notice for details.

Culinary Historians of Chicago:
Chicago Foodways Roundtable: 
  • October TBA, 2019:

Find Culinary Historians of Chicago and Chicago Foodways Roundtable on Twitter or Facebook.

Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance:
  • September TBA, 2020: Heirloom Apple Tour – postponed a year.

Find Greater Midwest Foodways on Twitter, Facebook or our website.

Bread Guru’s Never-Ending Quest for the Perfect Pizza

Presented by
Peter Reinhart
Chef, Author, Teacher

Peter Reinhart has been writing, blogging, and video chronicling his ongoing search for pizza excellence for many years. His quest reveals more than just pizza tips and tricks but also valuable life lessons that this former monk continually shares with his readers and students. Continue reading

Spicy Chicago Couple to Give Well-Seasoned Talk

Presented by Patty and Tom Erd,
Spice Merchants and Proprietors of The Spice House

Anise-Almond Cookies
Cardamon Crisps
Spicy Pitas for Hummus

Throughout time, man’s destiny has been shaped by the search for the elusive spices coveted by nobility and royalty. The history of the spice trade reveals titillating tales of piracy, astounding adventures and fierce wars battled to control the spice trade. Exotic myths arose in explaining the astronomical costs of spice treasures. Continue reading

Meetings at Bethany Retirement Community instead of Weiss Memorial Hospital

Due to a temporary shortage of parking at Weiss Memorial Hospital, we are moving our meetings to Bethany Retirement Community at 4950 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago 60640

(West of Clark Street, North of Lawrence Avenue)

Public transportation: Clark St. Bus Route 22 is nearby.

Free Parking street parking and a parking lot

We regret any inconvenience, though we are saving you some inconvenience and expense.

Regards,
Scott Warner.
President