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  • Pressed to find classic duck dish

    Pressed to find classic duck dish
    Q: Many years ago I was dining in a restaurant in Chicago's Chinatown. I ordered pressed duck. It was served in a deep fried form about 6 inches in length, 4 inches wide and about an inch or so thick. The vegetables were pressed together with the duck and...
  • March 9: Midday Fix - Brides and Blooms

    March 9: Midday Fix - Brides and Blooms
    Melissa Philips Simply Perfect by Melissa To RSVP for the event: www.simplyperfectbymelissa.com Brides and Blooms Wednesday, March 14 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. InterContinental Chicago 505 N Michigan Avenue Chicago Vendors for today's show: Ultimate...
  • Congress Pkwy bridge to be partially reopened Saturday

    Congress Pkwy bridge to be partially reopened Saturday
    Both bridges on Congress Parkway over the Chicago River will be partially open to traffic on Saturday for the first time in two years as a $33 million rehabilitation project creeps toward completion in late May, the Illinois Department of Transportation...
  • Tourist robbed in Gold Coast, construction workers help nab suspect

    Tourist robbed in Gold Coast, construction workers help nab suspect
    A man who grabbed a $7,000 camera from a California tourist in the Gold Coast was chased down by the tourist and two construction workers and caught by security guards and police, authorities said. Allen McCrone, 26, of the first block of Boxwood Court...
  • Hungry for 'Grandma's bread'

    Hungry for 'Grandma's bread'
    Q: Sometime in the early '70s (1970-1974) the Tribune published "Grandma's bread" recipe. I made it several times and loved it. As I recall, the recipe contained whole wheat, rye, cornmeal and probably white flours. The bread baked to a warm golden brown....
  • April 25: Midday Fix - Vocal Trash

    April 25: Midday Fix - Vocal Trash
    Vocal Trash Partners in Change - Gleefully Green Wednesday, April 25 6-9 p.m. Spertus Museum 610 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago www.delta-institute.org Tips from the Delta institute and its ReBuilding Exchange of reclaimed construction materials and...
  • 1 killed, 6 wounded in separate Chicago shootings

    1 killed, 6 wounded in separate Chicago shootings
    Chicago police discover a man shot dead within a block of a Southwest Side high school and six others were wounded in separate shootings that occurred across the city in less than 12 hours. In the most recent shooting, a 49-year-old man sitting in a...
  • Police officer rescues baby on Skyway

    Police officer rescues baby on Skyway
    A Chicago Police officer who performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a 21-month-old boy who had stopped breathing is being lauded for helping out on the Skyway this afternoon. The officer, Edward Paukula, has about 17 years on the force, according...
  • Now an honored guest rather than sub, Sakari Oramo returns to CSO podium

     Now an honored guest rather than sub, Sakari Oramo returns to CSO podium
    Sakari Oramo is another guest conductor originally brought in as a substitute for Chicago Symphony Orchestra subscription concerts imperiled by accidents or illnesses suffered by Riccardo Muti. The Finnish maestro made so positive an impression at his...
  • Uchida's Mozart is beautiful, is that enough?

    Uchida's Mozart is beautiful, is that enough?
    Opinion about Mitsuko Uchida's Mozart playing is likely to remain divided among piano connoisseurs, but the concert public as a whole continues to adore her. The latest of the pianist's more or less annual appearances with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,...
  • Vanilla 101

    Vanilla 101
    Q: Can you please tell me the difference between powdered vanilla and liquid vanilla. Is one stronger? Can you only use the powdered for cooking? I ruined a "no cook" icing recipe using the powdered form and have been afraid to use it ever since. Also are...
  • Taking the less-known route

     Taking the less-known route
    If you can't get in — or can't afford — a top business school, is an MBA from a lesser-known school worth it? The answer depends largely on the student. Those gunning for the top of the organizational chart, and without the networking...