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Grilling Season Kick Off With FOX News Chicago

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Memorial Day marks the official start of Grilling Season. Some things will go well, others may not go according to plan. Yesterday on FOX News Chicago, we will give quick, simple tips to help get it right this summer. Check out the demo and super quick recipe to spice up any store bought BBQ sauce. [...]

Back To Nola Pop-Up Recap + NEW Date for the Next One

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Well, well, well…I cannot say enough about how special our “Back 2 NOLA” Popup Restaurant was. The level of fun that we had was immeasurable. There were so many “newbies” that joined up this time. As you can see from the pictures, we chose to go with communal seating, rather than individual tables. My man [...]

We’re Heading to Napa!

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

We are very excited to announce that this summer Chef Julius will be joining several talented Chefs from around the country at the UPTOWN Magazine ‪#‎UPTOWNUncorked‬ Food & Wine Festival in Napa Valley! Join us for three days of fine dining, wine tasting, live music and so much more. Register today at Early bird registration ends [...]

FOX Chicago Promo for Back To New Orleans Pop-Up | April 3rd

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Hey FOX Chicago viewers! We are so happy that you are planning to join us at the Back to New Orleans pop-up restaurant experience onFriday, April 3, 2015.  When purchasing your dinner ticket add “FOX Chicago Viewer” in the special instructions section and you will be upgraded to the VIP Experience that includes (2) extra courses, [...]

Next Up: The “Back To New Orleans!” Pop-Up Restaurant | 4/3/15

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Happy Mardi Gras Everyone! Today is Fat Tuesday and it only seems right that we announce what so many have been asking… “Chef Julius, when is the next pop-up?”
Well, we have a date! Our next popup restaurant experience is April 3, 2015 and we are going “Back To New Orleans!” As many of you know, our [...]

Gourmet Pot Pies Made Easy on FOX News

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

We are heading back to FOX News Chicago today for “Gourmet Pot Pies Made Easy”! January is all about comfort food and the pot pie is one of our favorites. Can’t wait to share a few fun tips!
Recipe and video coming soon! To place an order, email us at or call 312-326-1948.
Special thanks to [...]

New Year’s Day Brunch Anyone?

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

We had big fun at our  blow out 2014 New Year’s Day Brunch Pop-Up, and although our 1st pop-up of the year doesn’t fall on New Year’s this time, we are super excited to share brunch recipes & tips on FOX News Chicago. Check out the demo and recipe below.

Watch the segment and try the [...]

The Holidays Are Here!

Friday, November 21st, 2014

And here’s our 2014 menu. The menu below is designed for pickup & delivery service.  In-home, private chef services are available upon request. Wine is also available by request.  Please give us a call for a free menu planning consultation - 312-326-1948.
- Oven-ready organic Jerk Fried turkey
-Traditional cornbread stuffing or chicken [...]

The Pop-Up Returns Saturday, Nov. 8th

Monday, September 15th, 2014

The time has come for the final “Pop-up Restaurant Experience” before the holiday season. Yearly this event has been the most difficult to plan. I am fully aware that you have a ton of holiday dinners to attend. This means you are very likely to eat standard holiday dishes, many many times (smile).  Well, I [...]

Lexus presents UPTOWN Uncorked

Friday, September 12th, 2014

We had an AMAZING time participating in one of the hottest events of the season!