Upscale grocer Whole Foods — derisively known as “Whole Paycheck” for its high prices — got the OK Thursday to set up shop in Chicago’s impoverished Englewood community.
As part of the city’s strategy to eliminate so-called “food deserts” in Chicago, City Hall has reached an agreement with Whole Foods to bring an 18,000-square-foot grocery store in the Englewood neighborhood.
About 15 employees of Whole Foods – and a few dozen supporters – demonstrated outside the Whole Foods store on Halsted Street in Lakeview on Wednesday, calling for better pay, and an end to what they believe is unfair policies.
We know the video was made more than a year ago in Los Angeles, but consider it proof that the Whole Foods experience there applies here, too.
When we want to avoid dinnertime battles with the kids and still serve up the most nutritious vegetables readily and affordably available during these winter months in Chicago, we turn to the following tried and true recipes. Read on with an open mind and you might be surprised by what the little ones (and you!) will love!
With parties and celebrations galore, the holiday season can seem daunting when it comes to food for those who have dietary restrictions as well as those who are preparing food. Read on for some delicious, festive baked goods that are free of two common food allergens/irritants–wheat (wheat-gluten) and dairy–that will absolutely make your mouth water, even if you don’t have food restrictions.
An afternoon picnic is one of the best parts about summer in Chicago. It’s time to dust off those picnic baskets, lay back and soak up the sun. Here are a few do’s and don’ts from the City Of Chicago as well as some handy tips to help you pack the perfect picnic.
Able-bodied drivers are parking illegally in handicapped spaces at one Chicago retail site. Yet a family with a disabled daughter had their car towed, even though the vehicle had a legitimate placard in the windshield.
It’s official – Whole Foods will be coming to the Hyde Park neighborhood, but not at the old Harper Court complex as rumored previously.
If you shop at the Whole Foods on North Ashland Avenue anytime Wednesday, you might want to bring your own bag.
A Whole Foods and an outpost of the Second City comedy club are among the options being considered for a soaring new complex just off busy 53rd Street.