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Celebrating the Women Behind Mexican Wine

Tickets available now! On the eve of International Women’s day, Chef Rick Bayless and Wine Director Jill Gubesch will be hosting an exclusive celebratory wine dinner at Topolobampo featuring the work of Mexican Winemaker, Nicole Martain, her sister, wine Importer Michelle Martain, and Local Distributor Susan VanKoughnett. These three women bring great wine from Mexico … Continue reading Celebrating the Women Behind Mexican Wine

Black History is World History is Mexican History

All across our country, for the month of February, we have the opportunity to recognize and reflect on the triumphs and struggles of Black Americans. On Clark Street, we are celebrating the history and cuisine of another part of the African diaspora, those whose history is in Mexico.  Enslaved Africans were brought to Mexico as … Continue reading Black History is World History is Mexican History

Bayless Family Foundation Announces New Theater Grant Awards

The Bayless Family Foundation is proud to announce a new contribution of nearly $500,0000 in grant awards to a handful of Chicago theatre companies. The recipients for this year’s “Stepping Stone” grants — named for theatre companies poised to take their next big step — will each receive $150,000 paid over three years.  • Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. … Continue reading Bayless Family Foundation Announces New Theater Grant Awards

2023 Frontera Farmer Foundation Applications are Open!

Ready to apply? Please follow this link. The deadline to apply is March 13th. About the Frontera Farmer FoundationThe Frontera Farmer Foundation is committed to promoting small, sustainable Midwestern farms serving the Chicago area by providing them with capital development grants. Small local farms, which often struggle financially, are more likely to promote biodiversity by planting a … Continue reading 2023 Frontera Farmer Foundation Applications are Open!

Give the Gift of Rick’s Live Cooking Class

Gift alert! Gift alert! We’ve teamed up again with Goldbelly to bring you a super-special holiday gift: a festive Frontera Grill meal kit paired with my *live* cooking class, perfect for a loved one, aspiring cook, or even yourself! PURCHASE YOUR KIT AND CLASS NOW! Here’s the menu: * Pomegranate-Walnut Guacamole * Red Chile Pork … Continue reading Give the Gift of Rick’s Live Cooking Class