The World of Food

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Meet Hercules, head cook to President George Washington, and almost certainly the first one-name celebrity chef in American history. 

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Welcome to dinner-theatre, a relatively recent trend—as trends go—in which the Chicago area has played an important role.

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“If you can’t get to paradise, I’ll bring it to you.”
“When that old demon rum slips past the lips, it still works its ancient, cheerful magic.”
–Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt, alias Donn Beach, alias Don the Beachcomber

"Anyone who says I didn't create this drink is a dirty stinker." 
–“Trader” Vic Bergeron, on the Mai Tai

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“A good marriage is like a casserole – only those responsible for it really know what goes in it.” – Anonymous

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September is National Honey Month, a great excuse to learn more about a remarkably popular, enduring, and versatile product that has quite possibly been around since the dawn of recorded time.

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