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    Cafe 5: Thai-Style Pork Omelet

    A Cafe 5 preview as the countdown to Chicago Gourmet begins. 

    (Published Wednesday, May 29, 2019)

    In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Matthias Merges, executive chef of Folkart Management, showcases his Thai-style Pork Omelet as the countdown to Chicago Gourmet continues. 

    Chicago Gourmet, described as "the nation's premiere culinary experience," it set to take place Sept. 25-29. 

    This year's event will feature A-list chefs, sommeliers and mixologists, including Matthias Merges, Jimmy Bannos, Rick Bayless, Sarah Grueneberg, Masahuru Morimoto, Lorena Garcia and more.  

    Thai Style Pork Omelet

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    In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Johnny Anderes of Bar Biscay shares his recipe for sausage stuffed peppers in honor of Chicago Gourmet's ticket launch happening this week.

    (Published Wednesday, April 10, 2019)

    Ingredients

    ½ cup of minced or ground Berkshire pork

    2 tbsp of Three Crabs Fish Sauce

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    (Published Tuesday, April 2, 2019)

    2 tbsp of grapeseed oil

    6 large eggs

    3 tbsp Sambal hot sauce

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    (Published Friday, Sept. 7, 2018)

    1 bunch Thai Basil or Bush Basil

    Instructions

    1. Crack eggs in medium mixing bowl and discard the shells

    Cafe 5: Chicago Chef Showcases Beef Short Ribs Recipe

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    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018)

    2. Season with a pinch of sea salt and pepper

    3. Whisk eggs vigorously until eggs are aerated and frothy

    4. Add pork and fish sauce

    Cafe 5: A Hopping Burger Recipe from Iconic Chicago Che

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    In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Tony Priolo, executive chef of Maillard Tavern, Piccolo Sogno and Nonnina, shows off his Maillard Burger.

    (Published Thursday, July 19, 2018)

    5. Whisk until evenly distributed

    6. Heat a large nonstick sauté pan to medium/high heat

    7. Add grapeseed oil

    Cafe 5: County Fair Fare With a Twist

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    In this segment of Dishing With Chicago chefs, Eddie Bauer from Bauer Catering in Libertyville talks about his county fair fare with a twist.

    (Published Friday, July 13, 2018)

    8. Gently stir hot egg mixture until egg begins to set (about 80%)

    9. With your best confidence flip the egg mixture over

    10. Gently slide cooked omelet onto a serving platter or plate and fold in half

    Cafe 5: A Recipe Inspired by International Street Food

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    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)

    11. Coat the omelet with Sambal chili sauce

    12. Place picked Thai basil leaves on top and serve with a frosty highest quality Chang Thai Beer

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