Chicago Food & Drink

2013 Taste of Chicago

Chicago's famous Taste of Chicago Festival begins for the 33rd year. View »

Jul 15, 2013
Taste of Chicago: What To Expect

Taste of Chicago: What To Expect

NBC 5's Lauren Petty talks with Sam Toia, the president of the Illinois Restaurant Association. Watch »

Jul 10, 2013
Wayne's Weekend: Make a Patriotic Dessert

Wayne's Weekend: Make a Patriotic Dessert

Wayne shows you how to make a dessert representing the red, white and blue of Old Glory. Watch »

Jul 5, 2013
Wayne's Weekend: Patriotic Strawberry Shortcake

Wayne's Weekend: Patriotic Strawberry Shortcake

Create a patriotic dessert for your holiday party with a strawberry and blueberry shortcake. Read »

Jul 5, 2013
Wayne's Weekend: Make a Refreshing Summer Drink

Wayne's Weekend: Make a Refreshing Summer Drink

Wayne shows you how to make a drink able to please family-friendly or adult-only crowds. Watch »

Jun 27, 2013
Wayne's Weekend: Last-Minute Dinner Party Ideas

Wayne's Weekend: Last-Minute Dinner Party Ideas

Wayne shows you how to whip up a meal for guests who just stop by out of the blue. Watch »

Jun 20, 2013
City Announces Taste of Chicago Food Trucks

City Announces Taste of Chicago Food Trucks

A rotation of 14 food trucks will participate each day of the Taste. Read »

Jun 19, 2013
2013 Taste of Chicago Restaurants, Food Trucks

2013 Taste of Chicago Restaurants, Food Trucks

Taste of Chicago begins July 10 in Grant Park. Read »

Jul 8, 2013
Why Prices for Roses, Vegetables, and Fish Could Go Up

Why Prices for Roses, Vegetables, and Fish Could Go Up

Ecuador's ambassador is in Chicago to promote trade with her country. If the U.S. lets the trade agreement expire... Watch »

May 30, 2013
Wayne's Weekend: Get Ready for Movies in the Park

Wayne's Weekend: Get Ready for Movies in the Park

Wayne shows you how to get ready to go and watch a movie outdoors. Watch »

May 30, 2013
Wayne's Weekend: Movies In The Park

Wayne's Weekend: Movies In The Park

Create a "Movies In The Park" checklist of what to bring for a successful night under the stars. Watch »

May 30, 2013
Wayne's Weekend: Make Red, White & Blue Drinks

Wayne's Weekend: Make Red, White & Blue Drinks

Wayne shows you how to celebrate Memorial Day with patriotic drinks. Watch »

May 23, 2013
Green, Organic Foods Prominent at Resto Show

Green, Organic Foods Prominent at Resto Show

The 2013 National Restaurant Association Show is bigger than in years past, with 60,000 attendees and 2,000... Watch »

May 21, 2013
Wayne's Weekend: Make an Easy Summer Party Spread

Wayne's Weekend: Make an Easy Summer Party Spread

Wayne shows you how to make tasty sandwiches sure to impress your guests. Watch »

May 17, 2013
Master Butcher's Grilling Guide

Master Butcher's Grilling Guide

Before you fire up that grill, check out these grilling tips from Master Butcher and owner of Watch »

May 12, 2013
Wayne's Weekend: Try Fresh Risotto Recipe

Wayne's Weekend: Try Fresh Risotto Recipe

Wayne shows you how to make a summer risotto using mushrooms, asparagus, saffron and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Watch »

May 9, 2013
Popular Empanadas Food Truck Owners Expand Business

Popular Empanadas Food Truck Owners Expand Business

5411 Empanadas' food truck business has expanded to a restaurant and catering business. Watch »

May 9, 2013
Couple Meets, Marries, Opens Chicago Food Truck

Couple Meets, Marries, Opens Chicago Food Truck

Sam Barron and Sarah Weitz own The Fat Shallot, which recently got the city's OK to hit the road. Watch »

May 8, 2013
Blackbird's Paul Kahan Ties For Top Chef Honor

Blackbird's Paul Kahan Ties For Top Chef Honor

James Beard Foundation jointly honored Chicago's Paul Kahan and New York's David Chang. Read »

May 7, 2013
Stockbroker Quits Job, Opens Food Truck

Stockbroker Quits Job, Opens Food Truck

The Salsa Truck became Chicago's first licensed mobile food preparer. Watch »

May 7, 2013
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