Meet Alisa Rosenthal, also known as Plucky Rosenthal the Jewish star of stage and stage. In this episode, the vivacious Alisa tells the story of her vaudeville variety act, encourages Chicagoans to drive, walk, transit and live with compassion for others and invites us to check out the Picture of Dorian Gray at the Art Institute.
Meet Andy Fleming, producer and host of the Two-Hour Comedy Hour. In this bumperiest episode ever, Andy Fleming talks about putting together a comedy showcase, cussing while bussing, taking piss back and Gramma J's diner.
You can find Andy on Twitter and the Two-Hour Comedy Hour also on Twitter.
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Meet Arden and Stefania - LIVE at Taste of Chicago! In this episode, Mindy Segal, James Beard Award-winning Chef, owner of Hot Chocolate Chicago and author of COOKIE LOVE, dishes on food, life and Chicago.
Mindy will be signing copies of her book, COOKIE LOVE after the podcast.
Admission to the festival and show is FREE.
The Taste of Chicago is a five-day culinary extravaganza showcasing the diversity of Chicago’s restaurant scene. With over 200 menu items, celebrity chef demonstrations, unique dining experiences on the lakefront, as well as world renowned music entertainment, “Taste” is the world’s largest food festival and one of the premier summer event in the Midwest.
The 35th Annual Taste of Chicago is July 8-12 in Grant Park. Admission is free and festival hours are 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For complete details visit www.TasteofChicago.us.