Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop Hyde Park is the original location of this popular Cajun, Creole, and Southern restaurant known for its Gumbo and Catfish and the inspiration for opening Dixie Kitchens in Evanston and Lansing.
One of the last wood-smoked seafood restaurants in Illinois, this unassuming, shack-like eatery can be found next to the Calumet bridge. This historic, family-run business serves perfectly prepared smoked or fried seafood of all kinds. No seating inside, so order and take it with you or eat by the river on the bridge.
Sauce and Bread Kitchen offers a variety of homemade dishes featuring bread baked and meats smoked on the premises. The pantry style, counter service restaurant features a wide variety of hot sauces made from scratch using locally sourced and organic ingredients. A BYOB restaurant.
The word “autumn,” of course, conjures up many universal images, especially to folks in the Northern Hemisphere: shorter days, muted colors, heading back to school, falling leaves, cooler temperatures, and heavy sweaters. To foodies, though, it means just one thing: pumpkin spice is back! In seemingly everything.
Corn (whose name comes from the Old Norse word “korn” which means “grain”) has been in existence for thousands of years. Once it arrived in the United States from its place of origin in Central America, it was known as “Indian corn,” which we use today as a customary — and colorful — decoration to signify autumn.
Sit down at the table with David Manilow, creator of Check, Please!, as he explores the Chicago food and restaurant landscape with the unique personalities who have influenced it.
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Experience the culinary world — live and in-person — through the eyes of top Chicago chefs! Dishalicious is a fast-paced, live demonstration cooking show and event that’s fun and informative.
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