Comfort Food

Halloween, Dart Bars, and Can’t Miss Concerts

Greg and I got together to chat about our first full month as co-hosts, what we are going to be for Halloween, how Susan Sarandon started a Dart Bar movement, and the only music festival you absolutely CANNOT miss. Give us some Feedback! Connect with Lauren and the show on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook. Connect…
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Brunch by Day, Burgers By Night: An Interview with the co-owner of WHISK

“There are good days. There are bad days. And there are crappy days,” says chef and owner of Whisk, Son of a Butcher, and soon to open Point and Feather, Rick Rodriguez. Rick sat down with the Ignited team to chat through the story of Son of a Butcher, the…
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Chicago

“Chef’s Special”: A Traveling Chef that Brings the Comforts of Home Through Southern Style Food

Chef’s Coast to Coast is highlighting a past favorite interview on this week’s episode. The “Chef’s Special,” typically a dish that uses the season’s best ingredients, is our version of bringing to light the stories of chefs that really spoke to us. Chef Darnell Reed talks about his biggest influence…
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Chicago

Jessi Zabarsky’s Comics are like Cutie Comfort Food for Your Eyes and Heart

If you like animals, food and cute things, then you are going to love Jessi Zabarsky's comics! Influenced by her artist parents, she became exposed to comics such as The Adventures of Tintin and Calvin and Hobbes at a very young age.  She was just 12 years old when she…
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Chicago

Get Insta-Likes for Your Foodie Pics with Mira Zaki’s Pro Tips

Full disclosure: If you are a foodie creative that wants to learn how to take the best food pics for your Instagram feed, you NEED to listen to our latest episode with Mira Zaki. Obsessed with taking Polaroids as kid, Mira received a degree in Commercial Advertising Photography with her…
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Chicago

Cristina Hendrickson Creates Divine Treats for Primehouse

Cristina Hendrickson is an Executive Pastry Chef at Primehouse, the #1 Steakhouse in Chicago voted by Chicago magazine. Working alongside James Beard nominated chefs to landing her prestigious role at Primeshouse, Cristina found baking to be her calling from an early age. Learning how to bake from her mother and grandmother,…
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