| Jan 22, 2012
| 7:04 AM
R.E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington is raising money for families in South Sudan with a Polar Bear Plunge.
Normally sweaters and hot chocolate don't go with flip flops and beach towels.
But that was what News7 saw in one backyard pool on...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:20 AM
At least twice a week, someone on Twitter will ask this very question: "I’m visiting Chicago for a few days. Where must I eat?” Usually I answer in 140 characters, throwing out names impulsively that I dig at that moment. But recently I...
| Feb 7, 2012
5 - 6 a.m. The Satursday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. The machine has 45,000 parts, weighs 25 tons and harvests 100 acres of cotton in a day. You will learn how much this cotton picking technology costs when Orion...
| Feb 9, 2012
A Taste of Heaven
5401 N. Clark St. - Andersonville
PICKS: Flourless Hot Chocolate Cake (w/ hot chocolate sauce and mousse)
| Feb 11, 2012
Lou drooled over his yummy hot chocolate this morning made in the Froth Au Lait. Experience the Versatile Hot and Cold Gourmet Frothing on demand for yourself and prepare specialty coffee, rich hot chocolate, velvety whipped cream, gourmet desserts,...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Stumble into Hot Chocolate and the name says it all. The French Quarter shop carries “male torso pops,” “corset pops,” even “Mr. Big pops.” This ain't your average bakery!
Some of the sweet treats from Erin McGowan-...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Sunrise Grill and Pancake House
8201 Old Seward Hwy.
$8-$15 per plate
6 a.m. to 3 p.m. seven days a week
Every week when I write a Lunchbox review, I submit a receipt for the meal to Melodie Blankenship in accounting, herself an accomplished...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 3:20 AM
BRAWLEY — When Mitzel Martinez opens her gifts on Christmas morning, she is hoping a kitten, cell phone and chocolate cake await her.
“I hope the kitty is orange and white,” said Mitzel, an 11-year-old Brawley resident.
To ensure her...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:59 PM
On tonight's WGN News, I'm tagging along with Valerie Beck of Chicago Chocolate Tours. In honor of their seventh anniversary, they've launched a new HOT chocolate tour that will take guests to five of spots around the city. There, you'll sample each of...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Skinny Eggnog Martini
1 cup low-fat, light eggnog
1 ½ oz. rum, bourbon or whiskey
Stir alcohol of choice into cold eggnog. Pour in glass and garnish with nutmeg.
Makes one serving. 350 calories.
Skinny Vodka Cocktail/Spritzer...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:51 PM
A new tradition began Friday night when the Christmas tree lighting ceremony was held for the first time in the new town square on King Street.
The 20-foot Norway Spruce twinkled with multi-colored lights and was topped with a gold star.