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    Cafe 5: A Recipe Inspired by International Street Food

    In this segment of “Café 5,” Chef Diana Davila Boldin, of Mi Tocaya Antojeria in Logan Square showcases the dish she will be making for Chicago Gourmet's first Global Street Feast.

    (Published Wednesday, June 6, 2018)

    In this segment of “Café 5,” Chef Diana Davila Boldin, of Mi Tocaya Antojeria in Logan Square showcases the dish she will be making for Chicago Gourmet's first Global Street Feast. 

    The Global Street Feast will take place at the Harris Theater Rooftop on Sept. 29, featuring international street foods from top chefs around the city. 

    Among the dishes being made are Davila's grilled elotes with lobster crema, queso fresco and epazote. 

    Tickets for the evening go on sale Thursday for $85 each. 

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    As chefs from across the area prepare their grills for the coveted Ribfest, BBQ King Smokehouse's Jason Szmurlo has some tips for creating the most "succulent" ribs at home this summer. Plus, he reveals the recipe behind his signature Pretzel Bomb.

     

    (Published Monday, June 4, 2018)

    Here's a look at the recipe for the highly-anticipated dish:


    LOBSTER CREMA 

    INGREDIENTS

    HEAVY WHIPPING CREAM 6 CUPS

    CHIPOTLE ADOBADO Two CUPS

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    (Published Tuesday, May 1, 2018)

    LOBSTER STOCK 4 CUPS

    FRESH MASA 3 OZ

    LIME JUICE Four CUP

    SALT


    METHOD

    PLACE HEAVY WHIPPING CREAM, CHIPOTLE IN A SAUCE POT AND REDUCE BY A THIRD

    ADD YOUR LOBSTER STOCK AN D SIMMER FOR 30 MINUTES

    WHISK IN FRESH MASA

    PUREE FINELY IN A VITAMIX

    CHECK FOR SALT


    ELOTE CON LOBSTER CREMA

    GRILL 8 CLEANED FRESH CORN

    BRUSH CLARIFIED BUTTER

    SPRINKLE QUESO FRESCO

    ADD LOBSTER CREMA (SQUEEZE BOTTLE)

    LIME SEGMENTS

    CHIFFONADE EPAZOTE

    AND EAT!

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