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.
Presented Erik Schultz, Long time reenactor
While Lake County’s Civil War Days may be cancelled this year, it is our opportunity for Erik Schultz to offer his experiences as reenactor and experienced camp cook’s guide. Instead of sweating and trying desperately to keep up with his long strides, we will be in air-conditioned comfort. Continue reading
Margaret Carney, PhD, Director
The International Museum of Dinnerware Design
Margaret Carney, director and curator of the International Museum of Dinnerware Design will present Well of the Sea, all about the acclaimed seafood restaurant located in Chicago’s Hotel Sherman between 1948-1972. Why was dining there so memorable? Continue reading
Presented Lucy Long, PhD
Like many Americans, Midwesterners have fond memories of apples: family apple orchards are commonplace; cider mills used to be and are returning; apple butter is a traditional way of preserving the fruit; apple pies and pastries frequent many homemade and commercial tables; Johnny Appleseed is embraced as a hometown hero; and festivals frequently celebrate the fruit. These memories make the fruit a significant part of personal histories and local food cultures. Continue reading
French Virtual Cafe
Quiche from The Bakery
Chef Didier’s Pate
Since 2010, Alain Maes has published a five-part series on French restaurants in Chicago from 1924 until 1999. Continue reading