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2 Investigators: Some Taste Of Chicago Vendors Violated Health Standards

CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman looked into the health inspection records of the restaurants featured at next week’s massive event and found that some have failed up to three health inspections in the past two years.

07/02/2015

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Food Network Show Names Hamburger From West Loop Restaurant As Best In America

The best hamburger in America resides right here in Chicago, according to the Food Network Show “Top Five Restaurants.”

06/28/2015

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Packing The Perfect Picnic Basket For A Summer Party

The trick to having a stress-free meal in the great outdoors is to pack your basket well.

06/08/2015

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Cook Up Dad’s Favorite Dishes For The Perfect Father’s Day Meal

A food-filled Father’s Day celebration is the perfect way to honor Dad this year.

06/02/2015

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5 “Healthy” Foods You Should Avoid

Looking to lose some pounds for summer? Try cutting out these 5 supposedly healthy foods from the author of “The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food And Flavor,” Mark Schatzker.

05/05/2015

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Foursquare On The Pin Ep 3: Grits, Crawfish, and Bourbon Cocktails

Chef Sarah Simmons of City Grit and Birds & Bubbles, and Jennifer Cole, Deputy Editor of Southern Living join On The Pin.

04/21/2015

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11 Exotic Chocolates for a Sweeter Easter

Fancy some Pop Rocks Truffles or an Enchanted Mushroom? We found 11 exotic chocolate treats to make your Easter even tastier.

04/02/2015

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Want To Cut The Calories From Rice In Half? Add Fat

Researchers at the American Chemical Society’s national meeting recently revealed a cooking technique that cuts 50-60% of the calories from rice.

03/26/2015

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2 Investigators: City, State Assumed The Other Was Inspecting Hospital Kitchens

CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports on the disconnect between two levels of government.

03/09/2015

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Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate Change

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.

03/05/2015

: First graders get their lunch in the cafeteria during lunch October 15, 2002 at North Hampton School in North Hampton, New Hampshire. North Hampton School has students from K through 8 and offer a balanced lunch menu everyday, some days even Dominoes Pizza is even served. (Photo by Debbi Morello/Getty Images)

2 Investigators: More Failed Food Inspections At Schools

Even though there is improvement, some schools are still not making the grade. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

02/09/2015

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Best Super Bowl Sunday Specials In Chicago

By Lauren LaRoche   Ring in another Super Bowl Sunday with a chili cook off, meats to go, all you can’t eat buffets and even more food and drink specials. The Super Bowl is Sunday, […]

01/28/2015

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Gift Guides: The Best Subscription-Based Gift Ideas

Whether you procrastinated gift shopping or have simply exhausted your list of gift ideas, here are some of the best subscription-based services to give as gifts to friends, family and loved ones this holiday season.

12/11/2014

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Dominique DeVito’s Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf Recipe

Dominique DeVito shares her recipe for bacon-wrapped meatloaf from her book “Low-Card Slow Cooking,” out now from Cider Press Mill.

12/09/2014

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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

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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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Buyer, Beware: Some Foods Aren’t What They Claim To Be

Researchers say nearly 10 percent of all food is fraudulent. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

10/02/2014

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Fried Sea Scallops Recipe From The “School Of Fish” Cookbook

Winter is coming and along with it scallop season. Try Ben Pollinger’s recipe for fried sea scallops.

10/02/2014

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Pat LaFrieda’s Recipe For Pork Meatballs With Toasted Pignoli

Pat Lafrieda shares his recipe for Pork Meatballs from his new book, Meat.

09/30/2014

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Crab-Stuffed Roasted Lobster Recipe For The Holidays

Try out this recipe for crab-stuffed roasted lobster from Ben Pollinger, author of “School of Fish.”

09/30/2014

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