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Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Oct 15, 2009 3:40PM

Habanero candied bacon from Wiener and Still Champion in Evanston. Photo credit: ehfisher

  • food 52's Tournament of Cookbooks features Grub Street Chi's Helen Rosner choosing between Eugenia Bone's "Well-Preserved" and "Babycakes" from Erin McKenna. [food 52]
  • Lula Café is turning into a zombified version of Hot Doug's for Halloween. We don't know what jumped the shark here. [TOC]
  • A new website, Beer Menus, is working to list the beer menus of Our Town's best watering holes. [Beer Menus Chicago]
  • All those efforts to keep Asian carp out of Lake Michigan could be for naught if the Des Plaines River gets one serious flood. [Detroit Free Press, via Grub Street Chicago]
  • Another pocket seafood sustainability guide from Monterey Bay Aquarium, to complement Shedd's Right Bite Guide. [via Chicago Foodies]
  • Fruit Slinger looks at his jam inventory. [Food Chain]
  • Sky Full of Bacon and canning. [SFOB 1, 2]