Delicious DIRT. Top Money Managers To Donate Their Best Investment Ideas for Chicago Children’s Charities @ The 3rd Annual Invest For Kids Conference In Chicago 11/9 @ Harris Theater

11/9 Ten of the nation’s most prominent investment managers will share their best investable ideas at the third annual Invest For Kids conference. This unique investment conference features well known investment managers who will present their outlook and best investment ideas in concise 15 minute presentations. Every dollar raised directly benefits seven local children’s charities. Tickets are on sale now for this important charity event held on Wednesday, November 9th from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM at Chicago’s Harris Theater. 205 E Randolph

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Delicious DIRT. Give Back @ US Holocaust Memorial Museum Luncheon + In Chef’s Hands Event

Inside: National Holocaust Museum Risa K. Lambert Luncheon, Deborah E. Lipstadt, Rahm Emanuel, Diane, Gershowitz, Hal Gershowitz, Chef Rodelio Aglibot, Chef Todd Stein, In Chef’s Hands

National Holocaust Memorial Museum Luncheon.

Courtesy of USHMM: USHMM Pledge Wall that displays pledges submitted by on-site and online visitors to help meet the challenge of genocide.

11/7 Give back, learn and eat at the National Holocaust Museum Risa K. Lambert Chicago Luncheon. Special guest appearances being made by Deborah E. Lipstadt, the worlds leading expert on Holocaust denial, and Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel. Take part in honoring Diane and Hal Gershowitz, who have both been actively involved in the museum since its inception, 20 years ago. The luncheon will be held at Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers. Make a reservation here for this exclusive event that aims to never forget the past and to always protect the future. Doors open for the event at 11:15 a.m. and goes on until 2 p.m. 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL 60611.

In Chef’s Hands

11/8 In Chef’s Hands the new food nerd-driven non-profit organization founded by Chef Rodelio Aglibot, Chef Todd Stein, Jeremy Dubin, Chris Considine, Josh Daitch, Scott Crane, Mike Crane and Teena Crane. Their mission is to provide culinary educational experiences with renowned professional chefs for individuals with special needs who have a passion for food and cooking. Enjoy drinks compliments of our sponsors Ultimat Vodka, Patron Reprosado, Patron XO World Wide Wine and Goose Island, Wine Imports and passed appetizers from 6-830 by Chef Joho of Paris Club all while you learn about Chicago’s newest charitable organization, the culinary forces behind it and how to help those who literally “live” for the art of cooking. Tickets -> $35 online and $45 at the door.


Delicious DIRT. Halloween Is Here. Events This Week

M Burger by George Motz

Inside: The Boundary, Project Runway, Cityscape Bar,  Method Man, Curren$y, Congress Theater, Revolutionary Brewery, Day of the Dead, Zocalo, Chicago Avenue Halloween Bar Crawl, Roots, High Dive, Cleo’s, Green City Market Junior Board, Masquerade del Mercado, Carnivale, Dale Levitski, Sprout, Jared Van Camp, Old Town Social, David Dworshak, Halloween on Halsted Parade, Spin Nightclub, Duck N Roll Truck, Sweet Ride Chi, Chick Pea Delight, Chef Amy Le, Bing Zhou, Chen’s Chinese

10/25 NOW THAT’S THE SPIRIT! Wicker Park’s getting into it + you can too. Embrace Halloween with pumpkin carving at The Boundary from 5 – 11 pm. Trick-n-treats + make your own candy apple bar will also be available.  HUNGRY already. 1932 W. Division St.

Project Runway Self Portrait by Evelyn Kiefer

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Delicious DIRT. NEXT Opens Childhood

Grant Achatz has done it again folks. The genius chef has brilliantly taken Next to the next level with his Childhood menu.

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What foods instantly transport you to your childhood?  This krafty combo of cheese hot dogs, Kraft mac + cheese, donuts, swedish pancakes, rice krispy treats, cereal, cheetos and more cereal might just do it for us… What foods make you feel those wonder years all over again? Do share.

Food Porn @ Next, Childhood -> A Photo Tour

One of Delicious DIRT‘s all time favorite people, the exceptional and utterly handsome James Goeke, got lucky at Next’s Childhood opening last week.  Now we’re the lucky ones because he shared his food porn with us. This time you might actually be screaming for those Brussels sprouts as you mutter, “ET phone home.” All photos courtesy of James Goeke. Click photos to enlarge.

The Menu


Mac + Cheese

Donuts + Batter -> AMAZING


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Delicious DIRT. Events Weekly

Inside: Grub Street Chicago, City Provisions, Finch’s Beer Co., Slackjawed Dunkel, Chicago History Museum, Dress Code 2011, Charles James, Adler Planetarium, Adler After Dark: Spooky Space, Metropolitan Brewing Company, Modern Vintage Chicago, Third Coast Filmless Festival, Table Fifty-Two, Wines of the American South, Chef Art Smith,  Gaztro-Wagon, Tamale Sapceship, Admiral Theatre, Food Mafia, Rewster’s Cafe, Dark Matter, Studio Paris, Cheeky Chicago

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10/18-21 Two of our favorite food trucks, Gaztro-Wagon and Tamale Spaceship, are teaming up this week + dishing out Delicious DIRT outside The Admiral Theatre. Food trucks and zombie strippers…only in Chicago.  More details on this multiple day event on their schedule here. 3940 W. Lawrence Ave

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10/18 Beer connoisseurs in the house? Grub Street Chicago notes another one of our faves, City Provisions, hosts the debut of Finch’s Beer Co. –> Slackjawed Dunkel from 6 to 9 pm. Free Tasting with SNACKS = we love it already! 1818 West Wilson.

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Delicious DIRT. Fave We Truly Crave = Chicago Cut Steakhouse

Inside: Behind the scenes at Chicago Cut, Kitchen, Jackie Shen, Food Mafia video shoot, y mas.

Feel #deliciousDIRT’s Chicago Cut FULL Behind The Scenes Look As Chef Jackie Shen Creates Her Chocolate Bag

#deliciousDIRT Goes Inside Chicago Cut’s Kitchen

This time, Food Porn Speaks A Million + Words Of True #deliciousDIRT.


Lobstah @ C Cut = #deliciousDIRT

Benedict @ Chicago Cut = #deliciousDIRT by MR

Chicago Cut Burrata = #deliciousDIRT FAVE by MBK


Jackie's Famous Chocolate Bag = LOVE @ C Cut by MBK

#deliciousDIRT @ Chicago Cut by MR

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Delicious DIRT. Day 1 -> Food Film Festival Hot Shots 2011

Smokin' Delicious DIRT @FoodFilmFest by Harry Hawk

We love the power of social media more than we love ice cream. True statement. Not more than we love a great burger, killer fries, sweet mac + cheese and or a donut.. but hey. Because Food Film Fest guests are so social media savvy, they’ve oh so cleverly shared with us some photos on the go.  Below you’ll find some of our favorites.. This is a rolling post so get ready folks. Did Bloomberg say today is #NYCFFF day? YUP….

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Delicious DIRT. The NYC Food Film Festival Starts Tonight! Here is a sneak peak of what’s to come

–>Check out the NYC Food Film Festival Trailer
–> DiFara Pizza Lunch and Edible Adventure #3 SOLD OUT
–> Insider ticket discount still available – GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Although Edible Adventures 3#: Mistura + More as well as the DiFara Pizza lunch are sold out, you can still join us for these Food Film Festival Events:
$20 off all VIP Tickets and $10 off General Admission

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Delicious DIRT. Chef Jackie Shen Creates Her Famous Chocolate Bag

Inside: Chicago Cut Steakhouse, Chef Jackie Shen, Chocolate Bag, #deliciousDIRT, Photos Galore.

Feel #deliciousDIRT’s Chicago Cut FULL Food Porn Dinner: Lobster, Steak, Crab, Mac + Cheese, Burrata, Crab Legs, + MORE.

#deliciousDIRT Goes Inside Chicago Cut’s Kitchen


Post Shoot - Now We EAT

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Delicious DIRT. Celebrate Fall -> Hot Happenings In Chicago

Courtesy of Facebook

Inside: Hopeleaf, This Much Is True, Reading Under the Influence, Julia Borcherts, Cheryl Trykv, Write Club, Ian Belknap, Forbes, Susannah Breslin, Chicago Chocolate Tour, Tuescher Chocolate, More Cupcakes, Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafters, Sarah’s Pastries and Candies, Argo, Second Annual Farm to Fork Fest, Terzo Piano, Tony Mantuano, Ziggy Marley, Cubby Bear Wrigleyville, Death Toll: A Drinking Game Performance, Bucktown Apple Pie Contest, Armando Diaz Experience, Designers of the Chicago Fashion Incubator Program

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10/11 Spice it up this Tuesday -> Hopleaf presents This Much Is True. Enjoy personal stories and anecdotes from co-founder of Reading Under the Influence, Julia Borcherts, writer/performer Cheryl Trykv, Write Club Host Ian Belknap, and Forbes Blogger Susannah Breslin. 5148 N. Clark St.

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