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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, […]

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The Several Dozen Words You Can’t Say on WGN

This list of words and phrases banned from WGN Radio by CEO Randy Michaels is making the rounds. Perhaps it’s wrong for me to be supporting Randy Michaels in anything, but I’m entirely behind getting rid of “literally,” “white stuff,” and especially “giving 110%.” I have beef with a few – “bare naked” is unfortunately […]