Results tagged with 'barbecue'
Published Oct. 22, 2013
Now that Dean Carson and his crew have had some time to get settled into their new Park East home, we caught up with Carson's Executive Chef Kim Baldwin, who has worked for the company for three decades, working her way up from table service, and has been in Brew City for a few months, helping to get the city's first Carson's up and running.
Published Oct. 14, 2013
Speed Queen has long been the winner in this category in our annual readers' poll but last year it was unseated by a newcomer. Who takes the smoky prize this year? Read on to find out...
Published Aug. 31, 2013
As the embers of one tailgating season begin to cool in Milwaukee, others are just bursting into flame up in Green Bay. We all know how to slap some burgers and brats onto the hot iron, but what if you want to take your stadium grilling to a new level? We asked barbecue chef extraordinaire, Zachary Rosen, who helms the kitchen at Big Daddy's Brew & Que at Bayshore Town Center for his advice on how to score a touchdown at every tailgate.
Published May 7, 2013
Atlas BBQ opened at the end of 2012 and features the tagline "Beer. Bourbon. Barbecue." Located inside the Paramount Plaza in Grafton, Atlas offers food and sauces made from scratch.
Published Feb. 13, 2013
I'm almost embarrassed to admit that until this week, I hadn't paid a visit to the not-so-new Smoke Shack, 332 N. Milwaukee St. It's been on my list, along with a zillion other places, and finally I can check it off with a juicy, delicious checkmark. It's never a bad idea to have lunch with the owner, and Joe Sorge made sure I left Smoke Shack in a food coma. We went nuts with the Kansas City eggrolls ($8.25), brisket sloppy joe sliders ($10.75), the brisket "sammich" with kettle chips ($13.50), sweet potato fries ($3.50) and corn bread ($1.75).
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Saturday August 31st, 2013 – Homewood, IL This is not a great weekend for comedy, so I arranged a couple of door deal shows to hopefully make the most of the situation. Everyone has to be more entrepreneurial these days, but that’s no guarantee even one paid customer w...
Monday July 29th, 2013 – Ft. Walton Beach, FL/Fox Lake, IL I heartily challenge anyone who thinks they might want to become a professional entertainer of any kind to spend 24 straight hours in a car before they ever get their first gig and then come tell me if they’re ...
Monday May 27th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL It’s Memorial Day, and I’m in a reflective mood. The weather today in the Chicago area really rots, and it’s ruining people’s mood. I can feel it. Barbecues are being cancelled, and I sensed an ominous vibe from qu...
Wednesday August 1st, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL Welcome to the wonderful world of August. This is a month of transition, one of the biggest of any given year in my opinion. It’s the antithesis of that old saying of March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb. Mar...
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