Butternut Squash Risotto || Starving Artists Recipe

For the past couple of years ITAK has had the pleasure of meeting artists featured during the Starving Artist’s fundraiser. The event seeks to raise money for  Chicago Artists’ Coalition and this year they’ve moved to an expanded space at Venue One due to the immense popularity. Portions of the proceeds to go CAC’s Maker […]

Prosecco, a cookbook, and art!

ITAK just heard about Enrica Rocca’s cookbook: “Venice on a Plate…but what a Plate!”,  a unique cookbook concept that juxtaposes classic Venetian cuisine with Murano glass art dishes, bowls and glasses from some of today’s most important glass artists. Now well-known as a European television personality and cooking instructor, Rocca has turned to another great love of hers, Prosecco. ER Prosecco […]

Spudnik Press Hashbrown Chili Cook Off | 2014

The Hashbrown brings a democratic “pay-it-forward” approach to fundraising. Organizations who place first through third each receive a cash prize. Spudnik Press Cooperative, which presents The Hashbrown, invites organizations that work in many different fields and neighborhoods. “Directly or indirectly, these organizations support and contribute to each other’s missions. By working together, we create a […]

Colombian Coconut Rice || Starving Artists Recipe

Chicago Artists Coalition turns 40 this year! Their annual fundraiser, Starving Artists, is today. The popular event will raise money for  CAC’s mission, programming, and Maker Grant. Tickets are available here. One of the exciting collaborations for the evening will be between Artst Diana Gabriel and Chef Chris Pandel. Chris Pandel opened The Bristol, a Michelin […]