Duck is one of my favorite foods — roasted, braised, the legs confitted, the wings fried, the breasts grilled like a steak — it's just plain scrumptious.
Elizabeth Dumelle used to associate watermelon as the menu must of picnics and the beach.
Nine-year-old Jose Ramerez gets a ride in a 1903 Olds drivern by Dick Wiseman at the Taste of Thornton Township on Saturday in South Holland.
Eric Chan prepares a fried rice and vegetable tempura for South Holland resident Marjorie Johnson at the Taste of Thornton Township on Saturday at the Township Hall in South Holland.
The highlight of the Taste of Thornton Township on Saturday was a performance by The Chi-Lites, led onto the stage by Marshall Thompson for a tribute to Carl Davis, a Chicago record producer who worked with the Duke of Earl, Curtis Mayfield, Major Lance, Walter Jackson and Jackie Wilson in t…
Visitors to the Taste of Porter County check out food vendors Saturday at the Porter County Expo Center. Additional arts, crafts and other items also were on display inside the center.
Fudge Puppies hang at the Chocolate Lab vendor booth during the Taste of Porter County on Saturday at the Porter County Expo Center. The taste continues on Sunday.
Lamont Gillis, of Gary, lathers baby back ribs with barbecue sauce at the Time To Eat Bar-B-Que booth Saturday during the Taste of Porter County at the Porter County Expo Center. The event, which also includes a variety of arts and crafts displays, continues Sunday.
Natalie Moyado, of Portage, exhibits some of her artwork at the the Taste of Porter County on Saturday at the Porter County Expo Center. The event continues Sunday.
Charlie Richardson of Valparaiso bites into a marinated beef tenderloin skewer with gorgonzola cream sauce from Paparazzi's restaurant while his mother Melissa and brother Jackson watch him at last year's Taste of Porter County.
EAST CHICAGO | The city is hosting the Taste of East Chicago from Aug. 12 through 14 at Block Stadium at the corner of 144th and Parrish Avenue.
Diners enjoy the fare Friday on Main Street in Crown Point during Taste of the Region. The food festival continues from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. today on the Old Lake County Courthouse lawn and square.
Robert Miller, general manager of Lucrezia Cafe, holds a plate of bacon-wrapped diver scallop on Granny Smith apple slaw Friday at Taste of the Region in Crown Point.
Randy Szafareczyk, of Crown Point, makes a buffalo chicken wrap and pita sandwich at his Sweet and Savory Delights booth Friday during Taste of the Region in Crown Point.
Crawfish and dirty rice is one dish Ellen's Good Eats is offering during Taste of the Region in Crown Point. The food festival started Friday and continues today.
Mike Adams, the "hot dog guy," sets up shop Friday on Main and Clark streets during Taste of the Region in Crown Point.
Julissa Martinez, of Portage, prepares chocolate-covered strawberries Friday at the booth for Jill's Sweets & Treats during Taste of the Region in Crown Point.
Rachel Varnes prepares crawfish Friday at the booth for Ellen's Good Eats during Taste of the Region in Crown Point.
Chesterton residents Joyce Beck, left, and Jill Yarosz buy string cheese, their favorite, from Hal Brown at a booth in September during the Taste of Duneland in downtown Chesterton.
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