The Nutritarian

Healthy Eating Insight

BYOB in Chicago

It is always nice to have a few BYOB spots on hand. The Dining Room at Kendall College Category: Restaurant Address: 900 N. North Branch St. | Goose Island The School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College in Goose Island, which has a list of notable chef/owner graduates such as Shawn McClain (Green Zebra, Spring), Mi… more » Ay Ay […]

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Carnivale Chicago 702 W Fulton Market

Argentinean, Brazilian, Columbian, Cuban, Peruvian, and Puerto Rican Oh My! Carnivale, from the Latin word, “Carne Vale” or “Farewell to the Flesh” eventually became a Brazilian tradition after the Greek festival honoring Dionysus (god of wine).  The fest is a massive celebratory indulgence of music, food, alcohol, and sex preceding forty days of personal reflection, […]

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Sunda Happy Hour

The bang bang salad ($6) on Sunda’s “Social Menu” is a heaping nest of fresh, raw shaved veggies!  It’s easy to order with nuts and dressing on the side to really enjoy the jicama and other subtle flavors and to make it healthier.

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Vegan Chicago

A website to scope out the vegan and vegetarian options in Chicago.  Wholistic/Veggie:   http://itseasybeingvegan.com/   http://thesoultraveler.com/   http://www.facebook.com/wholisticpursuit/                  

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Healthy Lunch in Chicago

I am always looking for healthy places to explore, especially when they are cognizant of positive environmental practices. While I haven’t tried Pret a Manger, the food sounds great and they have vegan options! The same reasoning applies for Hannah’s.  These sandwiches look like they can be loaded with fresh and organic goodies.  Plus, they list the […]

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For the Foodies

An easy way to make reservations on Open Table and see who’s cooking for Chicago Chef Week! Gourmet Prix-Fixe Menus March 18 – 23, 2012

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Quality Food in Chicago; have you tried?

I’ve found that restaurants dedicated to serving local sustainable produce, often have a certain appreciation for food and coincide with the best, freshest creations.  Here are some new and classic spots with rationale on why you might enjoy. BREAKFAST: Bleeding Heart Bakery, 1955 W. Belmont Ave. Rationale- Chicago’s first all-organic bakery in North Center has […]

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Inovasi Lakebluff, Illinois

A chef who is passionate about sustainability and amazing organic ingredients.

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Recommended Chicago Spots

Kingsbury Street Cafe 1523 N. Kingsbury Reasoning: Talk of “best for health nuts” Vegan options Quinoa and other enticing entree ingredients Wildberry Pancakes & Cafe 130 E. Randolph St. Reasoning: Good for budget diners Salad varieties Veggie wrap with yummy things like avocado and black beans!

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