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For Those Who Care More About Beer Than The Cubs: ‘There’s A Beer For That’

I don’t begrudge the Cubs good fortune. They deserve their new coach… or manager… or whatever this John Maddon guy is. I do prefer beer over baseball though. Here are some good food pairings for your favorite Chicago beers.

11/03/2014

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The 3 Best Thanksgiving Day Pie Recipes

Three new great pie recipes for you to add to your Thanksgiving table. Bring all three and really impress the family this year.

10/31/2014

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How To Host The Perfect “Friendsgiving”

Splurge this Thanksgiving and start a new tradition, ‘Friendsgiving,’ with these helpful tips.

10/31/2014

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Ask A Chef: Best Breakfast Casserole Recipes

For a gourmet breakfast like no other, try these creative breakfast casserole recipes from Chicago chefs.

10/29/2014

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Shake Shack Comes To Chicago

For those who don’t know, Shake Shack is exactly what it sounds like — burgers, hot dogs, crinkle cut fries and shakes. Shake Shack has set themselves apart by offering craft beer and wine. They’re not complete strangers to Chicago, all of their hot dogs are from Chicago’s own Vienna Beef.

10/28/2014

Tailgate Fan fried chicken Commerce

TGF: Recipe: Fried Chicken

Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan chow down on fried chicken from Commerce in NYC.

10/28/2014

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The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

Hot dogs are now available with pastrami bacon at U.S. Cellular Field. (Adam Hoge/CBSChicago.com)

Case Closed: Can You Put Ketchup On A Hot Dog In Chicago?

Upon entering the airspace of Chicago, conventional wisdom has instructed us that one cannot put ketchup on a hot dog.

10/24/2014

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Best Restaurants With Organic Food In Chicago

For environmentally sound food that packs a wallop in the flavor department, pencil in a visit to any of these local spots that make organic elements high priority.

10/22/2014

Tailgate Fan Texas Beef Brisket

TGF: Recipe: Texas Beef Brisket

Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan dig into some Beef Brisket at Dinosaur Barbeque in NYC.

10/21/2014

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Chicago Menus That Are Showing Their Support For Breast Cancer Awareness

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, these Chicago establishments have special menus, events and fundraising activities throughout the month of October. Get out there and support a great cause! Franklin Tap-Pumpkin Beer Festival 325 […]

10/17/2014

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Claire Thomas’ Orecchiette Cacio E Pepe Recipe

Claire Thomas shares her recipe for Orecchiette Cacio E Pepe from her new cookbook from sister company Simon & Schuster, The Kitchy Kitchen.

10/16/2014

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Best Fall Salads In Chicago

Be healthy and enjoy the fruits and vegetables of the season with these five fall salads in Chicago.

10/15/2014

Porchetta Sandwich Tailgate Fan

TGF: Recipe: Porchetta Sandwich

Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan dig into a Porchetta Sandwich at Porsena in NYC.

10/13/2014

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Ask A Chef: Best Spooky Halloween Treats

You can rise above soccer mom menus this Halloween with some clever yet chilling treats perfect for both adults and children.

10/08/2014

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Great Pie For A Greater Cause: Bang Bang Pie’s Growing Home Fundraiser

On October 12th, find out how good Bang Bang Pie is by attending their second annual Backyard Dinner, a benefit for the amazing Chicago nonprofit Growing Home.

10/07/2014

Tailgate Fan Recipe Virgil's Barbeque Fried Catfish

TGF: Recipe: Fried Catfish

Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan dig into some Fried Catfish at Virgil’s Barbeque in NYC.

10/07/2014

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A Guide To Chicago’s OctoberFeast

The 6th Annual River North Business Association kicks off OctoberFeast October 7th. OctoberFeast is a unique tasting tour, leading groups of 50 or less to visit five of the participating restaurants in the River North neighborhood. There are five different routes for participants to explore.

10/06/2014

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Halloween Inspired Treats To Make At Home

Get creative in the kitchen this Halloween. These fun recipes are sure to be a hit at your next Halloween party or other spooky event.

10/06/2014

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Tailgating Cocktail Recipes

If you love to tailgate, or get together with friends to watch football on the weekend, but you’re not a beer drinker, Eric Steigelman from Bonfire Wines shared some amazing cocktail recipes you can whip […]

10/04/2014

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People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014. (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

The People Of Pitchfork Music Festival

People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014.

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Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

While turkey is the quintessential Thanksgiving dish, it’s the side dishes that can make or break the meal. From roasted asparagus to classic pumpkin pie, it’s time to get inspired.

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Best Vegetarian Dishes

Celebrate National Vegetarian Day with one of these delicious vegetable filled dishes. Not into salad? Try spinach lasagna, hummus or falafels.

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