Trader Joe's Trader Ming's Kung Pao Chicken Is a Pleasant Surprise, Easy to Cook

Kung Pao Chicken. Trader Joe's has plenty of good food, and often frozen foods are especially tasty. Trader Ming's Kung Pao Chicken is a remarkable example. There are more chicken dark meat chunks than you would expect, the vegetables are tasty, and the sauce is delicious -- although some people might not want to use both sauce packs. Either way the recipe is not too spicy.

Mane Event, Taste of Arlington Heights 2019 on Friday and Saturday, August 2 and 3; Precedes Arlington Million

The annual Mane Event and the Taste of Arlington Heights events are coming soon to downtown Arlington Heights, at Vail Ave. and Campbell St., on August 2 and 3, 2019. The Mane Event will be held from 5 – 11 p.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019 The Taste of Arlington Heights will be held from Noon – 11 p.m. on Saturday, August 3. Each event showcases food and refreshments from Arlington Heights local restaurants with live music, and children’s entertainment. The Mane Event and Taste of Arlington Heights events are back-to-back street festivals located on Vail Avenue and Campbell Street near the intersection of Vail Avenue and Campbell Street. The Mane Event Arlington Heights The Mane Event, from 5 – 11 p.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019, is planned by the Special Events Commission. Mane Event Lineup Friday 5 - 11 p.m. Business Expo 5 - 8 p.m. Children’s Entertainment 6 p.m. The Jet Set Quartet 8 p.m. 7th Heaven The fun continues with the Taste of Arlington Heights, which

5 of the Biggest Celebrity Chefs in the World

We love to watch them dash back and forth in the kitchen and create amazing food fusion. But celebrity chefs do more than serve up our favorite dishes—they entertain us with their antics, wit, and larger than life personalities. Gordon Ramsey The hot-tempered, foulmouthed Scot has made a name for himself with his Michelin starred restaurants and fiery behavior on his hit TV shows. Ramsey began making a name for himself when working for his mentor and fellow hot-head, Joel Robuchon. Since, he has forged his own cooking empire and now teaches people how to cook, saves failing restaurants, and runs his own businesses. Rachel Ray Ray started off teaching people to cook 30-minute meals at a specialty foods store in New York. That led to a weekly spot on a local news broadcast, which led to her first cookbook, 30-Minute Meals by Rachael Ray, and th

10 Summertime Chicagoland Food Festivals in 2019

Winter is done, spring has sprung, and it’s time to venture outdoors to hit some parties and eat good food. All summer long, Chicagoland food festivals will whet your appetite. Check out this list of 2019’s food festivals in the area. Taste of Chicago Grant Park, Jackson St. & Columbus Dr. Chicago July 10-14, 2019 Still one of the biggest and best food festivals, the Taste of Chicago celebrates its 39th year. Dozens of restaurants, food trucks, and pop ups will serve tasty treats from all over the world at this free event. Ribfest in Naperville Knoch Park, 724 South West St. Naperville, IL July 3-6, 2019 This west suburban party is known for awesome musical acts and piles of rich, savory ribs. Listen to Flo Rida, Billy Idol, Brantley Gilbert, and others while you munch on delicious ribs before the fireworks. Taste of Polonia 5216 W. Lawrence Ave, Chicago (Copernicus Center) Aug. 30-Sep. 2, 2019 The largest Polish festival in the U.S. will be back in Jefferson Park wi

5 Vegan-Friendly Dessert Shops in Chicago

Below, we share five vegan-friendly dessert shops in Chicago. Because no matter your dietary needs, you deserve to have sweets! Defloured Located just minutes from the Red Line in Andersonville, this gluten-free bakery has an amazing mission: to make dessert accessible to everyone. Vegans and those who live with food allergies or Celiac disease can enjoy sweets from Defloured knowing they’re free of any unwelcome ingredients. The shop uses soy-free butter and flax eggs to create their delectable desserts. Customers can choose from a wide selection of delicious vegan goodies, including cake pops, cookies, dessert bars, pies, and whoopie pies. Loving Heart Loving Heart is a small cafĂ© with an impressive plant-based menu. In addition to handmade salads, soups, wraps, and other savory menu items, they also serve decadent, 100% vegan cakes. These desserts are made with mostly USDA-certified organic ingredients, so th

Mane Event and Taste of Arlington Heights Friday and Saturday August 3-4, 2018 Great Food Downtown Arlington Heights

One of the best highlights of Arlington Heights is its fine restaurants, and August is especially excellent because it is the time of the annual Taste of Arlington Heights block party in downtown Arlington Heights. Sponsor, Exhibitor & Vendor Space space is sold out for 2018. Mane Event, Taste of Arlington Heights, August 3-4, 2018 in Downtown Take it to the streets on Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4, 2018 for the Mane Event on Friday followed by the Taste of Arlington Heights on Saturday. The bookend events both occur at Vail and Campbell in Downtown, and they combine to make one of the biggest weekend celebrations of the summer! This block-party styled weekend is a crescendo to the summer and both events are ripe for celebration with live music from favorite local bands, wonderful food from local restaurants with a variety of cuisines, a business expo at the Mane Event, and children's entertainment. Schedule Below ...

Taste of Arlington 2018 in Arlington, Virginia Is Sunday, May 20, 2018

Taste of Arlington in Arlington, Virginia features over 60 restaurants and local food trucks. The event draws over 25,000 each year. Taste of Arlington is located on Wilson Boulevard from N. Randolph Street to N. Lincoln St. Parking is available all day at the Ballston Public Parking Garage adjacent to the Ballston Common Mall, and the event is located closest to the Virginia Square Metro station and a few blocks further from the Ballston-MU Metro station (Orange line). This year Taste of Arlington 2018 will benefit these charities ... Arlington Food Assistance Center, Arlington Street People's Assistance Network,  Animal Welfare League of Arlington, Arlington Arts Center, Volunteer Arlington, Leadership Center for Excellence and Arlington Chamber of Commerce.