Annual BBQ Benefit

It was dang hot last week in Chicago. Thursday, July 21, was forecasted to be the hottest day of the year, the date of this year’s Green City Market BBQ benefit. Friends were Facebooking their nervousness about the heat. My sister Martha, my BBQ invitee, had her doubts about whether she could make it through the evening. […]


While the Taste of Chicago, a 10-day food-a-thon that culminates on the Fourth of July, gets a lot of media attention as the food event of the summer in the city, serious foodies know that the season’s must-attend affair is the Green City Market Chef’s BBQ. Always held mid-July, this year’s event took place on […]

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