Category Archives: FRONTERA NOW

Carnitas Three Ways

In my way of thinking, there are three ways to turn out pork carnitas.   First, there’s the professional version, made in places (often taquerias) devoted almost exclusively to carnitas, and this is the standard bearer.  Cooks break down whole pigs into their primal cuts and lower them into copper cauldrons of very hot lard where … Continue reading Carnitas Three Ways

Bayless Family Foundation Awards New Theater Grants

The Bayless Family Foundation is proud to announce a contribution of $350,000 in grant awards to 15 Chicago-area theaters companies. “We are astonished by the creativity, flexibility, and initiative of our amazing Chicago theatres, especially after enduring harsh setbacks caused by the pandemic. These grants will propel the city’s vibrant, thrilling and daring theater scene forward,” said celebrity Chef Rick Bayless, who started the theater-focused foundation … Continue reading Bayless Family Foundation Awards New Theater Grants

LIVE Cooking Class: Shopping List & Ingredients

We’ve got some great news: Rick Bayless is hosting a live-streamed cooking class on YouTube that’s open to absolutely everyone. The class takes place Thursday, Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. (CST) at Rick’s YouTube channel and is completely free to participate. >> SUBSCRIBE << What are we making? So glad you asked. Golden Fish Fillets with … Continue reading LIVE Cooking Class: Shopping List & Ingredients

Rick’s Garden Tours Are Back!

The backyard Bayless Garden tours were so popular last summer that we have decided to bring them back for 2021. Tour Rick’s sun-soaked 1,000 square-foot backyard production garden, where raised planter beds produce a bounty of specialty salad greens, edible flowers and herbs destined for our restaurants. The tours will be led by Rick Bayless … Continue reading Rick’s Garden Tours Are Back!

Details for Our July Cookalong!

Our next LIVE YouTube Cookalong with Rick Bayless takes place Thursday, July 8 at 6 p.m. CST. These cooking classes are open to anyone who joins Rick’s YouTube channel at the “Live with Rick!” membership level at $9.99/month, which also gives you access to live chats, tons of brand new recipes videos and a really great community … Continue reading Details for Our July Cookalong!