'chicago food film festival' on Serious Eats
You all love fried fish! That's definitely the lesson I learned from our latest giveaway, which asked all of you to name your favorite spot to score fried fish in Chicago. But there could only be one winner.
It's time to get ready for the third annual Chicago Food Film Festival, a celebration of, well, the combination of food and film. We're also pleased to announce that we'll be giving away two VIP tickets.
Called Farm to Barstool, the video tracks how Pleasant House Bakery's Art Jackson transforms produce from gardens around Bridgeport into fillings for his unbelievable savory pies. The pies are then delivered next door for the hungry patrons at Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar (hence the barstool in the title).
The second annual Chicago Food Film Festival rolled through town this past weekend with a loaded docket of short film screenings, special events, plentiful tastings, and even an oyster "shuck & suck" inspired by the epic oyster roasts of the Carolina Lowcountry. As per the fest's highly interactive format, viewers were fed the unique foods and drinks they saw onscreen.
George Motz first appeared on our radar for Hamburger America, but that's just one of the ongoing projects he's involved with right now. But Motz didn't seem stressed by the schedule when I talked to him earlier in the week. In fact, we spent most of the time talking about Top Notch Beefburger, which is not a bad conversation to have.
We were really impressed with the number of entries for both The Great Oyster Shuck 'n Suck and the Farm to Film to Table giveaway. But we'd like to say congratulations to our two winners, MattyD and Hungryann, who each...
Just leave a comment below and tell us your favorite place to sip whiskey in Chicago, and you'll automatically be entered for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Chicago Food Film Festival's Farm to Film to Table and the Pig Pickin' and Whiskey Bar.
Win tickets to The Great Chicago Suck 'N Shuck by telling us about your favorite place to get oysters in Chicago.