Savor the Flavor: Scallops

In my mind, there exists a folder entitled shellfish, which includes staples like shrimp, clams, mussels, oysters, lobster and the like. And then there is another folder: scallops. Scallops are simply a dollop of sweet butter from the sea. They’re like seafood’s version of foie gras (and in fact, the two are quite complimentary). As summer turns… Read more »

This Week in CHI: Oct. 31- Nov. 6

Excerpt from: Bitches Who Brunch

Wednesday We are so excited about Carnivale’s new food truck! The iconic award-winning Latin-fusion restaurant located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, will expand beyond its brick and mortar location with the introduction of a food truck. Foodies and food truck fans will experience re-imagined restaurant favorites like the renowned arrachera steak, prepared as a sandwich,… Read more »

25 Ways To Celebrate Halloween In West Loop, Pilsen This Weekend

Excerpt from: DNA Info

Halloween Brunch at Carnivale — Carnivale will celebrate All Hollows Eve with a family-friendly costume brunch complete with monster mash DJ, skeleton face painting and treats for kids. Reservations suggested. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Carnivale, 702 W. Fulton St., West Loop.