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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Chicago

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

A Traveling Chef that Brings the Comforts of Home Through Southern Style Food

For our first episode of 2017, Chef Darnell Reed talks about his biggest influence on his cooking career, his great grandmother, Luella, for whom he credits his recipes and restaurant namesake- Luella’s Southern Kitchen.  Having been in the industry for over 18 years, traveling the world and working in many…
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Comfort Food

Tacos of Texas: An interview with the Taco Journalists

This week I spoke with two hungry taco journalists Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece. Mando Rayo is an author, taco expert, blogger and CEO & Engagement Strategist at Mando Rayo + Collective, a multicultural digital agency based in Austin, TX. Jarod Neece has been with the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival…
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