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Scraps: The chemistry of foodstuffs, openings and closings, a locavore dinner, and more

In honor of the International Year of Chemistry, the Illinois Science Council has organized a series of workshops on the chemistry of foodstuffs. On Tuesday, June 7, from 7 to 9 PM at Metropolitan Brewing (5121 N. Ravenswood), NU chem professor Shelby Hatch will “celebrate beer,” explaining the factors that determine alcohol content, among other […]

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This Week in Food & Drink: Craft Distillers, Key Ingredient Beef Tendon, Wasabi, a Shake-Up at Green City Market, and More

Last week Mike Sula wrote about underground distillers. In this week’s Omnivorous he looks at several regional craft distillers who are going the legit route, among them Paul Hletko, whose Few Spirits will be the first distillery in the history of Evanston. Other locals looking to set up shop are Miriam Matasar and Brenton Engel, […]