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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Comfort Food

Zachary Casler Wants you to Swipe Right for Good Food on Dindr

Zachary Casler is an avid food photographer/blogger and is the Founder and CEO of Dindr, Houston's first social dining app. What is Dindr?  It's an app that allows you to choose where, when and what you want to eat. You swipe through mouthwatering pictures of dishes from local restaurants to…
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Comfort Food

Innovative Crepes from a Friendly Cart in Montrose

Sean Carroll, the spirited food maestro behind crepe cart Melange Creperie, was first inspired to bring the art of crepes back to Houston after his honeymoon to Paris.  He enjoyed the flair and technique behind making crepes describing it as "food performance art."  Once Sean decided to start his own…
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