2014 Scholarship Recipients
09.19.14 – 8:11 am | No Comment

A lovely champagne reception was held September 2 at Kendall College to introduce our membership to the recipients of the 2014 Scholarship Awards. We were very proud to be able to offer $30,000 in scholarships …

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Dames Who Read: Biting Through the Skin
09.10.14 – 3:56 pm | No Comment

Biting through the SkinWHAT:  DAMES WHO READ   BITING THROUGH THE SKIN – An Indian Kitchen in America’s Heartland

LDEI recently announced the winner of the 2014 MFK Fisher award as Nina Mukerjee Furstenau, author of “BITING THROUGH THE SKIN – An Indian Kitchen in America’s Heartland”. Before you pack your bags to go to the Annual Conference, where Furstenau will be featured, you’ll want to read this book and join Dames Who Read for a discussion and tasting of Indian provincial foods with Dame Anupy Singla as our guide.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Devon walking tour (meet at the restaurant)
6 – 8 p.m. Dinner with a discussion on the book

Plan to meet outside the restaurant at 5 sharp for the walking tour of the area before the discussion – please be sure to let us know you are coming on the tour. When you register on Brown Paper Tickets you will be asked if you will be joining the tour. Please text Dame Judith Dunbar Hines if you are running late but want to join the tour while in progress: 312-203-0532

WHERE: Udupi Palace (See map here)
2543 W. Devon Avenue
COST: $29.00 -
Purchase ticket now: Brown Paper Tickets
To reserve by check, make out to LDE – Chicago Chapter and mail to:
Polly Peters
504 Lee Street
Evanston, IL 60202-1884

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Mostly True by Mollie O’Neal
08.27.14 – 8:19 pm | No Comment
Mostly True by Mollie O’Neal

For their summer reading, Dames Who Read chose Molly O’Neill’s book MOSTLY TRUE, A Memoir of Family, Food and Baseball and met at the perfectly appropriate restaurant to hold the discussion: Harry Caray’s 7th Inning …

Green City Market Tour & Brunch
08.25.14 – 8:19 pm | No Comment
Green City Market Tour & Brunch

Event Cancelled

WHAT: Green City Market Tour & Brunch at Perennial Virant to celebrate the release of the Green City Market Cookbook.
Join Dame Dana Benigno and Dame Portia Belloc Lowndes for an insiders tour of Green …

Bon Temps! Dames Who Drink at Ravinia
08.25.14 – 7:50 pm | No Comment
Bon Temps! Dames Who Drink at Ravinia

by Toria Emas
My fellow Dames and I met Sunday the 17th under the stars with Robert & Karen Levin serving as our gracious hosts! There were 7 Dames and 3 spouses.

Each year, Robert drives to …

2014 Annual Meeting
08.01.14 – 5:30 pm | No Comment
2014 Annual Meeting

LDE 2014 Annual Meeting and Dinner Report
By Julie Chernoff
The skies were intermittently stormy, but there was nothing but sunshine inside the The Racquet Club of Chicago on Monday, June 16 for the LDE Chicago Chapter …

LDE Chicago Making a Difference for Roberti House
07.25.14 – 8:33 am | No Comment
LDE Chicago Making a Difference for Roberti House

By Sharon Olson
Members of the Chicago chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier were enthusiastically welcomed at the Roberti House in Waukegan. Maribeth Roberti, President of the Roberti Foundation presented board member, Mary Reidy McMahon, with a …

Supper at the Club
05.31.14 – 3:41 pm | No Comment
Supper at the Club









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