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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations 2021

March 15, 2021

St Patrick’s Day in Chicago is unlike any other holiday. As the local restaurants and bars prepare for the Irish celebrations, it’s important to get a game plan set. This year the celebrations will look…

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PI Day Celebrations with a Tasty Pie From Local Bakeries

March 8, 2021

Who doesn’t love pie? As this numerical holiday approaches, why not celebrate with a tasty pie. Celebrated every year on 3/14 to highlight the significance of discovering the circumference of a circle and a never-ending…

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The Importance of a Balanced Diet

February 25, 2021

As the year continues, it is important to keep those New Year’s resolutions and goals going. Whether it’s working out, reading more, or meditating, finding the best system for you is important. Another New Year’s…

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Tasty Fried Chicken Restaurants in Chicago

February 21, 2021

Looking for great fried chicken in Chicago? CBCI has great options here. Crispy chicken alongside hot sauce or honey butter sauce with great side options make these stand out restaurants. It’s also another opportunity to support a local…

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Celebrate Black History Month with Breakfast at a Local Black Owned Restaurant

February 13, 2021

You know the saying, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” well of course it is. But, if you’re a late riser, brunch is equally important! Breakfast holds a special place in all…

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Chicago Valentine’s Day Ideas From CBCI

February 8, 2021

This Valentine’s Day treat yourself and your partner to a special and safe date night. Finding things to do is a little tricky this year, so CBCI has put together a list to help inspire and guide…

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Tasty Super Bowl Party Snacks

February 1, 2021

Yes, it’s that time of year. Whether your team made it or not Super Bowl parties are always a blast. Getting together to watch the game, commercial advertisements, and of course, the halftime show, everyone…

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Simple Slow Cooking Recipes for Every Home Cook

January 25, 2021

Crock pots although easy to use, are not often brought out for the average home cook. Luxury and affordable slow cookers do just about the same things and are often given as gifts. It is…

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CBCI’s Favorite Savory Pies

January 18, 2021

Thanksgiving and Christmas highlight many baked goods, particularly sweet pies. But pies do not always have to be sweet. See here CBCI’s favorite savory pies and a recommended recipe. Chicken Pot Pie Thinking that chicken pot…

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