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Chicago French Market Announces Vendor Little Goat Bread and More
The Chicago French Market is helping everyone kick off the spring season from the third annual Pastoral’s Artisan Producer Fest to the new vendor opening, Little Goat Bread, the month is sure to offer something for everyone.
Little Goat Bread Opening at Chicago French Market in May 2013
This May, Stephanie Izard will bring Little Goat Bread to the Chicago French Market. This marks the first time Izard is expanding her Little Goat Bread store beyond the walls of her newly opened West Loop diner Little Goat.
Little Goat Bread in the Chicago French Market will serve breads in the morning, soup and sandwiches for lunch and freshly-roasted Stumptown Drip Coffee throughout the day. Just like the West Loop location, Little Goat Bread will sell loaves of its artisan breads for take home, including baguettes and a sampling of breads available on the menu at Girl & the Goat, Izard’s award-winning restaurant also located in the West Loop.
The 22-foot booth will be located between Chef John des Rosiers' Wisma and Food Network Sandwich King-featured Fumare Meats. It will have a similar look and feel to the warm and rustic vibe of Little Goat Bread West Loop location attached to Little Goat Diner.
“I’m excited to join other Chicago stand-outs like Lillie's Q, Saigon Sisters, Beavers Donuts, Pastoral in the culinary lineup at the Chicago French Market,” said Stephanie Izard, chef and owner. “With so many of our clients working in the Loop and commuting on Metra, it will be nice to offer them our freshly baked goods, soups and sandwiches during the week.”
Chicago French Market is the first and only year-round, indoor marketplace that provides access to local artisans and purveyors. Each retailer located in the market offers fresh selections for cooking at home, dining on premise or taking food to go. With the addition of Little Goat Bread, the market now features 31 unique individual vendors.
Monday – Friday: 7:00am – 7:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 5:30pm
City Fresh Market Expands Meat and Gluten Free Choices
Looking for great gluten-free items? City Fresh Market offers many choices in their expanded grocery section. Items such as instant oatmeal and scone mix from Simpli are now available along with items like Mary’s Crackers, CFB bars, gluten free pasta, and more. Other new gluten-free items include Jimmybars and cookies from Simply Sharis.
In order to make grocery shopping simpler and offer more fresh choices, the meat department has expanded its freshly prepared items. Instead of picking up an endless amount of groceries, City Fresh makes it as easy as picking out a Stuffed Zucchini Boat, taking it home, and baking it, just in time for supper. The expanded grab and go section offers Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms and Beef Pinwheels, along with warm weather favorite like kabobs, hamburgers, steaks, and more.
Lavazza Espression Supports Earth Day by Free Coffee Mondays
In honor of Earth Day, customers who bring in an Espression Travel Mug can receive a free hot or iced ¡Tierra! and coffee every Monday throughout the month of April. This offer will be at the Chicago French Market’s Lavazza Espression. Not only are you participating in Earth Day, but ¡Tierra! Blend coffee is a Rainforest Alliance Certified blend, allowing you to celebrate Earth Day in a sustainable way.
Les Fleurs Provides Popular Flowers for Administrative Professionals Week
Whether it is a vase bouquet needed for Administrative Professionals Week or a hand tied bouquet, Les Fleurs has prepared themselves for this workplace event. Celebrated worldwide, Administrative Professionals Week is the perfect opportunity to show assistants they are appreciated. The week, beginning April 21 through April 27, is an event worth celebrating at any office. To hear more about what Les Fleurs has to offer call 312-463-1111.
Tiesta Tea Time at Oh Olive!
Oh Olive! offers many great tea choices for those looking for incredible teas with no sugar or caffeine. Served hot or iced, the teas feature an offer of buy four, receive one free. For a better deal, purchase five teas and receive a free teapot.
Also during the month of April, Oh Olive! will give customers a free bottle of extra virgin olive oil with any fifty dollar purchase. It’s a perfect time to stock up your pantry.
Pastoral Artisan Now Offers Pastoral Bites
Pastoral Bites is the newest facet of Pastoral Catering options. Each bite is carefully designed to be pleasing to the eye and to the palate alike. Customers can choose classic combinations such as Crostini Italiano with Prosciutto and oven-roasted tomatoes, comfort foods such as the “Pimento” Cheese and Salumi Crostini, or fresh flavors such as the Chevre and Fennel Blood Orange Canape and more! Each tray begin with 25 ready-to serve bites on the Pastoral signature wooden tray with the option of adding more.e bites on our signature wooden tray with the option of adding more! All trays must be ordered 72 hours in advance.
Saigon Sisters Offers Catering and One of Kind Products
Now one of the premier caterers, Saigon Sisters joined Cater2.me. This allows company meetings, special occasions, or lunch for 10 or more to enjoy Saigon Sister’s meals.
Also offered are one-of-a-kind products like the unique hand-crafted bags and wallets made from recycled rice bags from Vietnam. Specialty food includes Vietnamese dark chocolate from MAROU. From local cacao famers, the chocolate is made from only local ingredients. Don’t forget to try Saigon Sister’s new sandwich, Lobster Banh Mi. It uses lobster meat along with a special sauce in a buttery toasted brioche with cucumber, cilantro and jalapenos ($15).
Enticing Salads Offered at Wisma This Spring
Wisma is featuring an expanded salad menu with ingredients that are sourced from sustainable and local products. The appetizing Arugula Salad features Roasted Tomato’s and grilled Olives and Feta Cheese ($9) or the Quinoa Salad with Romaine Lettuce, Feta Cheese and Toasted Hazelnuts ($7). Also offered is Wisma’s Spinach Salad with Fresh Strawberries, Walnuts and Blue Cheese ($8).