Bebe's Kosher Deli Opens October 7
Bebe's Kosher Deli opens this October 7 at the Chicago French Market as Chicago's only downtown Kosher deli. You don't have to be Kosher to enjoy Bebe's fine Kosher deli cuisine. The space, formerly Bebe's Eatery, has undergone a complete makeover - both in design and product offering. The new name: Bebe's Kosher Deli better reflects the deli's broad product offering.
Bebe's Kosher Deli is under the supervision of the Chicago Rabbinical Council (cRc). A Mashgiac will be on site to ensure the highest level of kashrus. All the meats are Glatt kosher; all the breads are Yoshon and all the dairy products are Cholov Yisroel.
Bebe's Kosher Deli can cater simchas anywhere in Chicago and now offers delivery. Bebe's is open 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily Monday through Thursday. Bebe's is Shomer Shabbos and will close at 3 hours before sundown every Friday. Bebe's will be closed on Saturdays.
Chicago French Market Harvest - Thursday, October 10 to Saturday, October 13
Chicago French Market will be celebrating the fall with its three-day Market Harvest, Thursday, Oct. 10 through Friday, October 13. Vendors will be offering specials, samplings and showcasing new products.
Enjoy deals including 10 percent off all Tea Kits and Tea Accessories at Bello Tea. "It's the perfect time to stock up for upcoming hostess gifts and holiday gift-giving,"
Swing by Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 10 for a complimentary cider tasting. Pastoral will be pairing these ciders with some of the best artisanal cheeses from coast to coast in conjunction with American Cheese Month.
During the Market Harvest, Delightful Pastries will be sampling a variety of its brownies. Also, on October 11, Delightful will be celebrating World Egg Day. For only $1 extra, diners can add egg and cheese to their popular Three Piggly Wigglys sandwich ($10) with Polish ham, lean crispy bacon, pan-fried-pork-
"October is the perfect time to celebrate the fall harvest," says Nico Hua, partner of Delightful Pastries. "We encourage our guests to enjoy our savory offerings including homemade, gluten free Butternut Squash Soup, The Thanksgiving sandwich, or enjoy a combination Sandwich and Soup for $10.25.
Finish your meal with the pumpkin cayenne pepper cheesecake brownie, a pumpkin-shaped all butter sugar cookie, or take home a loaf of the pumpkin bread, all perfect for the Harvest Fest.
American Cheese Month activities continue at Pastorial Artisan with their "Meet the Cheesemaker"
Spicy Monkey will be offering pumpkin spice soup and its Thanksgiving Grilled Cheese sandwich; Superior Nut and Candy will have special hand-dipped candy and caramel apples; Oh Olive! will feature Red Apple and Cranberry Pear Balsamic, Autumn Harvest and Pumpkin Patch Teas, and Butternut Squash Sauce. Fumare Meats and Deli adds Harvest Kale Soup to its Harvest Fest menu, Frietkoten features American Craft and German Oktoberfest Beers, and Abbey Brown Artisan Soap show its Pumpkin Pie Soap.
Bello Tea Hosts Tea Basic 101 Class October 16
Did you always want to learn about teas? Now's your chance. In Bello Tea's "Tea
Basics 101," students will learn about different types of teas, herbals, tisane, and other botanical drinks; how different teas are processed and what are their health benefits? You'll learn the proper method for brewing hot and iced teas. Learn how to observe the appearance of tea leaves prior to and after brewing and taste the flavor and smell the aroma of these authentic drinks. Students will learn how to adjust the tea brewing to their personal taste. The class takes place at the Chicago French Market, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., On October 16. The class is only $25 per person. Reservations are required by calling 312-380-
Month-Long Specials and New Chicago French Market Offerings
Bello Tea has added several new fall drinks to its menu including the Gingerbread Tea Latte, the Pumpkin Spice Tea Latte, and the Pumpkin Spice Bubble Tea. Bello's fall offerings will be having you come back frequently throughout October. "The Gingerbread Tea Latte is amazingly delicious, says owner Tammy Reddy. "And what could be better than pumpkin pie flavor in a warm cozy drink? The Pumpkin Spice Tea Latte with its seasonal blend of pumpkin pie spices and other natural flavors is a yummy fall drink addition to our menu."
City Fresh Market has added two new items to its Tuesday lunch menu. The Chevap Sandwichincludes house-made grilled Pork and Lamb Sausages, Roasted Red Pepper Relish, Butter and Parmesan Spread on homemade Pita Bread, and the Serbian Burger (Pljeskavica)
City Fresh Market also has added a fresh "make your own" Salad Bar. Choose from a wide variety of greens, assorted vegetables, an array of toppings and salad dressings, $7.99 per pound.
Lavazza Espression is proud to share their new fall additions to their menu:
Pumpkin Cheese Cake $4.50
Pumpkin Gelato, Butter Pecan Gelato, and Sea Salt Caramel Gelato
Single Scoop: $2.60
Double Scoop: $3.95
Gelato Pint: $8.95
Pumpkin Butter Latte $3.65
A nostalgic blend of artisan crafted pumpkin butter, steamed milk, and smooth espresso. Wrap your scarves around your neck and your hands around this seasonal specialty.
Caramel Apple Cider $3.10-$3.90
Fresh apple cider infused with caramel and steamed to perfection.
Superior Nut and Candy has added an assortment of Halloween items to its already impressive collections of chocolates, assorted candies and fresh-roasted nuts. It also is offering Hand Dipped Caramel and Candy Apples this October.
Wisma chef/owner John des Rosier has expanded his jarred and canned product line. Wisma is now selling 16 oz. jars of specially made Mayonnaise ($6) and Parmesan Aioli ($6) at the Chicago French Market. Ten ounce jars of Garlic Mustard and a Beer Mustard are available for $5 each. Chef des Rosier also has introduced a selection of rubs for meats and fish, $6.95 per jar.