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Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Nov 12, 2009 7:00PM

Edzo's Burger Shop from Michael Gebert on Vimeo.

Gathering some of the best food-related tidbits on the web so you don't have to:

  • Andrew Huff finally shares his recipe for bacon jam [Drive-Thru]
  • Steve Dolinsky tweets from Big Star's opening night. Hand wringing about what constitutes a review ensued. Chicago Bites saved the discussion. [Chicago Bites Twitter Lists, 848]
  • Gordon Ramsay on Charlie Trotter: “(H)e’s the only man I know who can talk for 25 minutes about baby carrots and get a tiny erection.” [Sun-Times]
  • Congratulations to Mike Gebert's Sky Full of Bacon, which was named Best Food Blog by NewCity. [Sky Full of Bacon]
  • Gebert also visited Edzo's Burger Shop to show how Ed Lakin makes his burger and fries [Sky Full of Bacon]
  • Congratulations also to Hot Chocolate's Mindy Segal, a co-winner of Share Our Strength's "Chef of the Year" for her efforts to fight childhood hunger at their Conference of Leaders in DC. (Disclosure: I also attended the conference as a member of the Chicago contingency for Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation fundraiser.)
  • Peter Engler finally finds a tamale torta in Chicago. [Food Chain]
  • LUSH Wine & Spirits is all hangdog over the city's dragging its collective ass in approving licensing for a third store in west town. [LUSH blog]
  • North Shore's Sonja Kassebaum has more fall cocktail ideas. [Thinking of Drinking]
  • Remember Sprout, which was going to sell $120 organic entrées in a recessionary economy? Well, Dale Levitski is now at the helm there and he revealed his menu for the space. [TOC, GS Chi]