Our meeting location has gone into voluntary lock down to avoid any issues.
This meeting is cancelled for March 13, and hopefully will be revisited sometime in the future.
John Ota was a man on a mission–to put together the perfect kitchen. He and his wife had been making do with a room that was frankly no great advertisement for John’s architectural expertise. It just about did the job.
Presented by Matt Wechsler
Filmmaker, Food Activist
Join us for a discussion and screening of the award-winning documentary, “Sustainable.” Local filmmaker and food activist Matt Wechsler will show highlights from his film. He’ll cover the economic and environmental instability of America’s food system, from the agricultural issues we face — soil loss, water depletion, climate change, pesticide use — to the community of leaders who are determined to fix it. Continue reading →
Presented by Madelaine Bullwinkel
Author, Cooking Teacher
Madelaine Bullwinkel says that” history informs everything I do,” and she will weave the history of the art of preserving, the discovery of its chemistry and the evolution of her preserving technique into her presentation. Madelaine is the author of Artisanal Preserves which provides 100 recipes for jams, jellies, marmalades, along with recipes for breads, muffins, and desserts that make practical use of readers’ newly made jams and jellies. Continue reading →
Chicago’s New Foodseum Breaks Ground,
Chicago now has an unprecedented food museum, with a tasty title: Foodseum. Do come and learn about all this Chicago treasure will have to offer. Our speaker is Kyle Joseph, the tech savvy founder and director of Foodseum. Continue reading →
Sarahlynn Pablo, Natalia Roxas, Caitlin Preminger and Chef Rob Menor
By Caitlin Preminger
Every time someone asks us what Filipino food is, our answer is immediate and concise: it is our history on a plate. Philippine cuisine is a reflection of the various cultural influences–consensual or otherwise–that have left their mark on the island nation over the course of its history as a trading partner and occupied territory. Continue reading →