Hidden Spots To Catch Great Seafood In Chicago

Author: Megy Karydes   Stop by any given night at Portsmith at the dana hotel in Chicago’s River North neighborhood and you’ll find guests dining on fried oysters and fish and chips. Bill Dugan, better known by chefs throughout Chicago’s top restaurants as “the fish guy” and owner of The Fishguy Market and Wellfleet, sends his email subscribers weekly specials that will make you swoon for lobster rolls. Chicagoans no longer have to fly to Boston or Miami to get quality and delicious seafood. I’ll admit, Chicago isn’t the first place I think of when I think of seafood dishes. [...]

2018-08-25T15:45:18-05:00August 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Orange Shrimp and Broccoli with Garlic Sesame Fried Rice

Author: Dinner at the Zoo Source: https://www.dinneratthezoo.com/orange-shrimp-and-broccoli-with-garlic-sesame-fried-rice/ Orange Shrimp and Broccoli with Garlic Sesame Fried Rice Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 For the shrimp & broccoli:1 1/2 pounds large shrimp (I use 21-25 count)3 cups broccoli florets2 teaspoons of vegetable oil1 cup of orange juice (fresh squeezed is best)2 tablespoons of soy sauce1 1/2 tablespoons of granulated sugar1 teaspoon corn starchsalt and pepper to taste2 tablespoons of sliced green onions2 teaspoons of sesame seedsFor the fried rice:2 cups Mahatma Jasmine Rice1 tablespoon minced garlic1 tablespoon sesame oil2 tablespoons of sesame seeds1 [...]

2018-08-25T16:06:07-05:00August 26th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

11 Appetizer Pairings To Serve At Your Next Wine Party

Author: Augusta Statz  Strawmarysmith While National Wine Day only comes once a year, it really doesn’t it doesn’t have to be a “national holiday” to have a glass of wine with friends. In fact, every day can be a reason to celebrate and drink wine, especially if you’ve got these amazing appetizer recipes at your disposal. We all know cheeses, fruit and chocolate pair well with most wines, so if you’re looking to throw a party, these light finger foods are exactly the kind of things that’s going to make your vino taste even better. Check out 11 delicious foods [...]

2018-08-25T15:37:57-05:00August 26th, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

How To Eat The Healthiest Fish Possible

Author:  Dr. Frank Lipman If You're Going To Eat Fish, Here's How To Eat The Healthiest Fish Possible Incorporating fish into your diet is a great way to boost health, protect your brain and heart, and even stave off certain kinds of cancers. To say the least, fish is a powerful ally to have on your dinner plate — but only if you’re eating the best, safest fish possible. Here are a few ways to hunt down seafood that will support your health as well as the ocean’s: 1. Are you a good fish or a bad fish?   In [...]

2018-08-25T15:34:20-05:00August 26th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

The Entrance Food and Wine Festival

Author: Lake House The Entrance Lake House is proud to present the inaugural 2018 Wine by the Lake Festival on Saturday 8th September. The Entrance Food & Wine Festival is a celebration of all the produce that make the Central Coast and Hunter a proud region of Australia. With the pristine lakes as a back drop, The Entrance Food and Wine Festival will host a boutique range of Hunter Valley and Australian wines, local food produce and specially invited food trucks from across NSW to showcase their cuisine. We hope the event will become a regional showcase and celebration of our [...]

2018-08-25T15:50:16-05:00August 25th, 2018|What's Happening|0 Comments

L.A. Food & Wine Festival Brings the Best Chefs Together to Serve You

Author: Susan Hornik   EXPAND Chef Joe Sasto of Cal Mare With so much creativity and art pulsating through the hearts of Angelenos, it’s no wonder Los Angeles has become one of the most exciting food cities in the world. Reflecting the city's passion and multiculturalism, the eighth annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, running Aug. 22-26, has expanded to a five-day, immersive culinary experience, heating up the tail end of summer with tastings, chef demos and all-around foodie excellence. David Bernahl, CEO of Coastal Luxury Management, works tirelessly to keep the massive event looking fresh, noting that it’s [...]

2018-08-19T02:05:51-05:00August 19th, 2018|What's Happening|0 Comments

How an NYC restaurant group works to make familiar foods “extraordinary”

Author: CBS News Major Food Group operates some of the most iconic restaurants in New York. For co-founders Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick, dining is nothing short of a theatrical experience. “We take a lot of pride in being storytellers,” Carbone told “CBS This Morning: Saturday” co-host Dana Jacobson. He said the three are often referencing movies and “trying to get that idealized moment.” “You see this movie, and you get a five- or 10-second clip of a restaurant scene, and everything’s happening in perfect unison where the pan’s on fire, flambé, the bartender’s shaking the cocktail … [...]

2018-08-19T01:42:17-05:00August 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Wine reviews: These 3 white wines are perfect for summer seafood at $13 or less

Author: Dave McIntyre Bolivia is one of many countries enjoying a viticultural renaissance the past two or three decades. Here are two absolutely delicious red wines that show what Bolivia can accomplish. They are both tannat, a variety better known for rustic, brawny wines from Uruguay, but made here with more polish and flair. This week’s selections also include three white wines from France’s Loire Valley, showing delicious quality at a value price.   GREAT VALUE Aranjuez Tannat 2016 3 stars Tarija, Bolivia, $25 Tannat can range from bright, light and fruity to (more often) rough-and-tumble rustic. Aranjuez manages to [...]

2018-08-19T01:38:15-05:00August 19th, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

8 Exotic Fish You Should Know About

Author: Stacy Adimando Instead of salmon and tuna, try some robin fish or takanohadai Some estimates say the world’s oceans are home to 20,000 species of fish. Yet somehow the vast majority of these are threatened by overfishing. Wherever you are, eating a wider diversity of species and regularly looking into catching practices and stocks to be sure they are sustainable is a way to help take the pressure off many of the most commonly requested varieties. “What’s at fish markets is really just a product of what the public demands at any time,” says Anderson Witherell of The Fish [...]

2018-08-19T01:30:52-05:00August 19th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Baked Halibut Steaks

Author: Dakota Kelly Source: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/43719/baked-halibut-steaks/?internalSource=hub%20recipe&referringContentType=search%20results&clickId=cardslot%2010 Baked Halibut Steaks Prep: 15 m Cook: 15 m Total Time: 30 Minutes Serves: 4 1 teaspoon olive oil1 cup diced zucchini1/2 cup minced onion1 clove garlic (peeled and minced)2 cups diced fresh tomatoes2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper4 6 ounce halibut steaks1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Lightly grease a shallow baking dish.Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat and stir in zucchini, onion, and garlic. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Remove saucepan from heat [...]

2018-08-19T01:16:36-05:00August 19th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments