Chicago Foodseum

Chicago Foodseum Yes, Chicago is getting a food museum! We're a non-profit museum that provides interactive exhibits on specific food types (eg. hot dogs, cheese, chocolate, bacon).
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Follow us for updates on events, pop-ups, great food or visit http://foodseum.org for information on helping out! Bon appétit! Thanks so much for your interest in Foodseum! We previously opened a pop-up location in downtown Chicago but are currently only operating online. Please stay tuned to our website for future pop-ups/openings and continue to feed your curiosity!

Mission: To educate and provide an experience that celebrates food and inspires a passion to explore Chicago’s culinary world.

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11/14/2017
#Foodseum Films: Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafter

Time for our latest installment in our #FoodseumFilms series...all about CHOCOLATE and some of Chicago's top pastry chefs!
Foodseum and Callebaut Chocolate partnered to bring you these #GreatChocolateStories.
Today, we bring you our next story on Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafter. Enjoy!

In this episode, the #FoodseumFilms team visits Renaud Hendrickx, chef and owner of Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafter, a Belgian bakery in Chicago's Gold Coast...

10/17/2017
#Foodseum Films: Flur

Time for our latest installment in our #FoodseumFilms series...all about CHOCOLATE and some of Chicago's top pastry chefs!
Foodseum and Callebaut Chocolate partnered to bring you these #GreatChocolateStories.
Today, we bring you our next story on Flur Bakery in Riverside. Enjoy!

In this episode, the #FoodseumFilms team visits Adriana Saldaña-Meadath, the co-founder and executive pastry chef at Flur, a bakery in Riverside, IL. At Flùr...

09/12/2017
Foodseum Films: Delightful Pastries

Time for our latest installment in our #FoodseumFilms series...all about CHOCOLATE and some of Chicago's top pastry chefs!
Foodseum and Callebaut Chocolate partnered to bring you these #GreatChocolateStories.
Today, we bring you our next story on Delightful Pastries. Enjoy!

Learn more about Dobra Bielinski and Delightful Pastries, a polish bakery serving wonderful desserts and pastries to Chicagoans for nearly 20 years. Foodseum...

08/11/2017
#Foodseum Films: Cindy's Rooftop

Time for our latest installment in our #FoodseumFilms series...all about CHOCOLATE and some of Chicago's top pastry chefs!
Foodseum and Callebaut Chocolate partnered to bring you these #GreatChocolateStories.
Today, we bring you our next story on Jove Hubbard at Cindy's Rooftop. Enjoy!

In this episode, the #FoodseumFilms team visits Chef Jove Hubbard, Pastry Chef at Cindy's Rooftop in the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. Foodseum and Cal...

07/18/2017
#Foodseum Films: Kendall College

Time for our latest installment in our #FoodseumFilms series...all about CHOCOLATE and some of Chicago's top pastry chefs!
Foodseum and Callebaut Chocolate partnered to bring you these #GreatChocolateStories.
Today, we bring you our next story on Siddarth Mangalore of Kendall College. Enjoy!

In this episode, the #FoodseumFilms team visits pastry chef and instructor Siddharth Mangalore, at Kendall College Chicago. Discover how the chef's strong sw...

06/13/2017
#Foodseum Films: NoMI Kitchen

Time for our latest installment in our #FoodseumFilms series...all about CHOCOLATE and some of Chicago's top pastry chefs!
Foodseum and Callebaut Chocolate partnered to bring you these #GreatChocolateStories.
Today, we bring you our next story on Greg Mosko of NoMI Kitchen​. Enjoy!
NoMI Chicago

In this episode, the #FoodseumFilms team visits pastry chef Greg Mosko of NoMI Kitchen at the Park Hyatt Chicago. A Chicago and western suburbs native, Greg ...

05/16/2017
#Foodseum Films: Meg Galus at Swift and Sons

Time for our latest installment in our #FoodseumFilms series...all about CHOCOLATE and some of Chicago's top pastry chefs!
Foodseum and Callebaut Chocolate partnered to bring you these #GreatChocolateStories.
Today, we bring you our next story on Meg Galus of BOKA and Swift & Sons. Enjoy!

In this episode, the #FoodseumFilms team visits Executive Pastry Chef Meg Galus at Swift and Sons (also of Boka Restaurant and Momotaro) and learns about her...

04/11/2017
#Foodseum Films: Bittersweet

Time for our latest installment in our #FoodseumFilms series...all about CHOCOLATE and some of Chicago's top pastry chefs!
Foodseum and Callebaut Chocolate partnered to bring you these #GreatChocolateStories.
Today, we bring you our next story on Chicago's Bittersweet Pastry Shop. Enjoy!
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In this episode, the #FoodseumFilms team visits the owner and pastry chef of Bittersweet, Mindy Gohr. Find out how this young, talented chef got her start. F...

03/14/2017
#Foodseum Films: Belgian Chocolatier Piron

Time for our latest installment in our #FoodseumFilms series...all about CHOCOLATE and some of Chicago's top pastry chefs!
Foodseum and Callebaut Chocolate partnered to bring you these #GreatChocolateStories.
Today, we bring you our next story on Evanston's Belgian Chocolatier Piron, Inc. Enjoy!

In this episode, the #FoodseumFilms team visits Belgian Chocolatier Piron, owned by brothers Bob and Fred Piron. They are proud to bring the flavors, culture...

02/14/2017
#Foodseum Films: Vanille Patisserie

Happy Valentine's Day!!
It's a perfect day for us to launch our latest #FoodseumFilms series...all about CHOCOLATE and some of Chicago's top pastry chefs!
Foodseum and Callebaut Chocolate partnered to bring you these #GreatChocolateStories.
Today, we bring you our first story on Chicago's Vanille Patisserie. Enjoy!

In this episode, the #FoodseumFilms team visits Sophie Evanoff, owner of Vanille Patisserie. Founded in 2002, Vanille Patisserie specializes in authentic Fre...

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10/12/2016

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Rose (macarons) All Day! There's no need to go to Paris for these rose-champagne macarons-- they're simple to make!
10/05/2016
Become a Macaron Pro with These Rose-Flavored Beauties

Rose (macarons) All Day! There's no need to go to Paris for these rose-champagne macarons-- they're simple to make!

Transport yourself to Paris with these pink macarons filled with rose buttercream and Champagne jelly.

This vegan cheese sauce has us cheesin':
10/04/2016
The Ultimate Creamy Vegan Cheese Sauce Recipe

This vegan cheese sauce has us cheesin':

Though it's short on dairy, there's no questioning the bold flavor in this recipe from popular vegan blogger Angela Liddon of Oh She Glows.

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10/01/2016
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Want to stay up-to-date on the latest culinary happenings in Chicago? Sign up for our newsletter here! http://www.foodseum.org/ Want to stay up-to-date on the latest culinary happenings in Chicago? Sign up for our newsletter here! http://www.foodseum.org/

Food is a language understood by all nationalities, backgrounds, and ethnicities through which we can share a common bond.

Throwing it back this Thursday with some good ol' fashion piles of eggs and meat in one of the best places in the world:...
09/29/2016
The Best Old-School Diners in Chicago

Throwing it back this Thursday with some good ol' fashion piles of eggs and meat in one of the best places in the world: Chicago diners.

For when you deserve a Denver omelet at 4am.

Its's Travel Tuesday, which means that it's time to adventure to try something new! Here's the best cheap sandwiches ALL...
09/27/2016
The Best Cheap Sandwiches in Chicago for $6 or Less

Its's Travel Tuesday, which means that it's time to adventure to try something new! Here's the best cheap sandwiches ALL under $6. Now that's what we call sweet sandwich steals!

Your lunch mission.

Do you have almost-empty jars just lying around your house? This is the ultimate hack for creating snacks (like nut butt...
09/22/2016
7 Ways to Use Almost-Empty Jars

Do you have almost-empty jars just lying around your house? This is the ultimate hack for creating snacks (like nut butter overnight oats and hot chocolate with Nutella) with almost-empty jars!

Don't get rid of those nearly empty jars just yet. Here are 7 ways to repurpose remaining ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

This Travel Tuesday, try one of the Windy City's mind-blowing fall restaurants:
09/20/2016
The Best New Restaurants Taking Chicago by Storm

This Travel Tuesday, try one of the Windy City's mind-blowing fall restaurants:

Chicago's best fall 2016 restaurant openings come from all over the dining spectrum, from tasting menu-only spots to a whole-animal restaurant in a brewery.

Sunday sandwiches should definitely be a thing:
09/18/2016
3 Nostalgic Sandwich Upgrades

Sunday sandwiches should definitely be a thing:

Try one of these chef-made sandwich recipes and teach your current lunch situation a lesson.

This is the weekend that you'll be drinking and eating without being ripped off for absurd prices and bland dishes. It's...
09/17/2016
Chicago's Best Tasting Menus That Aren't a Rip-off

This is the weekend that you'll be drinking and eating without being ripped off for absurd prices and bland dishes. It's time to find the best tasting menus all over Chicago -- are you up for the weekend challenge?

Get the most bang for your buck at some of the city's top restaurants.

"For some, laughter is the best medicine. For others, it comes in a far more delicious, chocolate-y form." Give chocoLOT...
09/16/2016
Chocolate: A Not-So-Guilty Pleasure - TheRedFork

"For some, laughter is the best medicine. For others, it comes in a far more delicious, chocolate-y form." Give chocoLOTS OF LOVE for our new blog post here:

The Red Fork blogger and resident scientist Kelley Putt explains why chocolate (our favorite indulgence) might not be such a guilty pleasure after all.

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