My publisher and an excellent source for books about
Chicago from history and ghosts to guidebooks written
A central spot to find out what’s cooking event-wise in
and around Chicago.
The charming site for the books and photography of
Jeffrey Algood and Naomi Duguid. Books include
Mangoes and Curry Leaves, Hot Sour Salty Sweet,
Flatbreads and Flavors and more.
My friend Evelyn Thompson conducts ethnic market
tours in the Chicago area
Patty and Tom Erd sell the freshest of spices and
blends in their stores or on line.
Sponsor of academic research as well as tons of local
presentations on every aspect of food, cooking and
restaurants from the obscure to the trendy.
A dining club that explores Chicago’s incredible menu diversity.
Suvir Saran of Devi Restaurant in NYC shares information
and recipes. His book Indian Home Cooking is phenomenal.
www.ethnicgrocer.com An on-line source for ethnic foods from just about anywhere.
www.surrealgourmet.com My friend Bob Blumer, food network star, cookbook
author and bon vivant. His new show, Glutton for
Punishment, is running in Canada and on some US
www.andreetracey.com OK, this one has nothing to do with food, but Andree
is an amazing painter and illustrator and one of my
best friends in the world.
More recipes featuring curry leaves.