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The #BahamasMeetsNOLA Pop Up Restaurant Experience…

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

So when you come off the type of weekend that I have had, it’s hard to slow down and adjust to real life. And then there is a little voice in your head that says, “This is YOUR real life!” Sometimes it takes a minute to take it all in because after [...]

We’re Heading to CUBA!!! JOIN US!

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

We are very excited to announce our Fall Culinary Tours to Cuba in partnership with Just 90 Miles. We have such an appreciation for the beauty and culture of Cuba and it is a great honor to be able to guide a group of food aficionados through a grand culinary experience!
We know the recently changes [...]

Fresh From The Market – FOX Chicago Cooking Segment

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

We are heading back to FOX Chicago to showcase fun ways to cook with ingredients from local farmers markets and items hitting the supermarket produce section for spring. Here’s the recipe we will demo live in the Noon hour. Enjoy!
Chef Julius’ Tiny Pasta with Spring vegetables
8oz dried pasta (fideo)
1 oz baby fennel
1 shallot (diced)
2 ramps [...]

Caribbean Meets The French Quarter Pop Up – April 30th

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Happy Spring Everyone! I know…I know, it’s been so long since we have sat down and had a meal together. I miss you too.

This next “popup” will have a serious connection to tropical cooking. That means you can expect FRESH, FRESH, FRESH! That’s everything from the fish, the seasonal vegetables (YES THIS MEANS RAMPS [...]

Island Fun at the Spring 2016 Pop-Up

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

The Pop-Up is Back! And we are ready (and excited) to present an Island food experience that has beauty of New American cuisine blended with the fun of New Orleans… We will roll out location and menu details over the next couple weeks, just know that the VIP experience is going to been NEXT-LEVEL!!!
New Date: [...]

Create Your Own Spring Break: Easy Tropical Dishes for the Spring

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

We are heading to FOX Chicago this afternoon to share ways to Create Your Own Spring Break: Easy Tropical Dishes for the Spring. We believe you can always travel someplace warm with the help of a few kitchen ingredients and creativity. We are also announcing the date of the next Pop-Up!
The dishes we are presenting [...]

The Super Bowl 50 Menu!

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

We are so excited to present the 2016 Super Bowl menu in celebration of Super Bowl 50!  We are taking delivery orders now. Call or email us and we will help you design an exciting menu. The deadline to place orders is Friday, Feb. 5th by 5pm.
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Baby it’s COLD outside… Soups + Stews Part 2

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Happy New Year to you all!  And thank you for keeping us busy throughout the holiday season. We are settling nicely into the New Year but boy is it cold here in Chicago! When FOX Chicago booked us for today’s segment, we thought we would take to opportunity to help warm a few bellies. Here’s [...]

The 2015 Holiday Menu…

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

It’s that time again! Holiday season is upon us and we are pleased to present our 2015 Holiday Menu. The selections are available for delivery and wine pairings are available by request.  To place your order email or give us a call at 872-818-5368. We can answer any questions regarding menu planning and helping [...]

Demo | Easy Weeknight Dinners for the Busy Moms

Friday, October 16th, 2015

We are heading to FOX News Chicago this morning to present a few Easy Weeknight Dinners for Busy Moms. We will demo our Easy Bourbon Chicken. Note, it has no alcohol and the entire family will love it!
Check out the recipe below. We will post the segment later today.
Easy Bourbon Chicken
2lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs [...]