Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

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Dames Savor Indian Dinner & a Movie

A dozen Dames got comfy in Gina Voci’s cozy screening room (aka third-floor guest room with fancy big-screen TV!) on Sunday, Jan. 7 to watch “The 100-Foot Journey” accompanied by delicious snacks prepared by Dame Chandra Ram from her new…

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Vietnamese New Year Wine Dinner Feb. 5

This year, you can celebrate the new year twice! Join us as we welcome 2019 as the Year of the Pig at a wine dinner celebrating the Vietnamese New Year, called Tet. This will be a delicious pop-up dinner featuring…

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Dames Who Read Head South with “The Best Cook in the World,” by Rick Bragg

Dames Who Read are taking another short winter trip to the South with our next book, Rick Bragg’s THE BEST COOK IN THE WORLD, Tales from My Momma’s Table You will enjoy meeting Margaret Bragg, who does not own a single cookbook. She…

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Catch up & Toast 2019 at the Post-Holiday Party!

Please join your fellow Dames for dinner, Chinese New Year-style at the post-holiday party on Sunday, Jan. 20 at the home of Dame Portia Belloc-Lowndes. This is a great time to catch up with your fellow Dames after the busy…

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Curious Kitchen: Thanks for a Super Simple Side

Puzzling over what to serve alongside the Thanksgiving turkey? Sure, figuring out the supporting players is a challenge especially with family “requirements”: Granny’s cornbread stuffing. Uncle Jim’s canned jellied cranberry sauce. Our favorite? A super simple side called Albuquerque Corn…

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