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Do This: Soup and Bread Returns Tonight

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Jan 6, 2010 6:20PM

Chuck's mock turtle soup from his turn at last year's Soup and Bread season. Image via
Hideout's Soup and Bread series turned out to be one of the great success stories of 2009, raising money for the Greater Chicago Food Depository and spawning a cookbook. Martha Bayne's inspired series returns today with some minor changes in store.

The start time has been pushed back to 5:30 p.m., allowing participants extra time to get their soups set up for the hungry masses. Instead of having all the proceeds go toward GCFD, each week's collected donations will benefit a selected local food pantry. This week's beneficiary: St. John Berchman's in Logan Square. tonight's participating chefs will include author and educator Shana Pearlmutter, culinary student Rae Hill, newly minted Chicagoan Zachary Kaplan, and Bayne. Swim Café will be providing vegetarian soup options, as they did all of last season.