Even though the US commercial holiday season is officially over, moving towards austerity and soup (aside from people who are too lazy to take off their Christmas lights), the Disney entertainment machine never stops and two local chains circulate.
In honour of Frozen the musical, officially known as Disney’s Frozen – which finishes its run this month at the Cadillac Palace Theater in the Loop – Stan’s Donuts has released a special promotional donut called … “Let It Dough!” It’s a glazed donut topped with pale blue Elsa-tastic frosting and sparkling sparkles. It comes with a discount on the show and is available at all Stan stores until January 22, the day the musical ends in Chicago..
Meanwhile, the Star wars TV show Boba Fett’s book is currently in its second week (new episodes drop every Wednesday on Disney +), and Dimo’s Pizza has a new “Book of Boba Feta” special: a feta cheese pizza topped with Souvlaki-style Greek chicken, olive tapenade, tomatoes , banana peppers, and red pepper sauce with mint and cilantro garnish. In the kind of cross-promotion that Disney is famous for, it comes with a six-pack of Empirical Brewery’s Mangolorian, a lager with hopped mango. It’s $ 32 for the 12-inch pie or $ 50 for the 20-inch, and it’ll be available throughout all seven episodes. Boba fett season.
Arlington Heights chief in the running Chopped glory on the Food Network
Chicago-area chef Grace Goudie, executive chef of Scratchboard Kitchen, a brunch spot in suburban Arlington Heights, will compete next week to win $ 10,000 on the Food Network contest show. Chopped, according to a representative. The episode will air at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11.
South Side Icon Parker House Sausage Co. Still Inspires Black Entrepreneurs After 102 Years
the Tribune explore the the rich history of the Parker House Sausage Co. in Bronzeville., the 102-year-old sausage company that is both one of the oldest and oldest black-owned meat processing companies in the United States. has served as an inspiration to generations of black entrepreneurs in Chicago and across the country. Parker House is now managed by third-generation owner Robin McFolling, who in 2013 left an almost 30-year career in banking to maintain his family’s meaty legacy.
Suburban bubble waffle hotspot arrives in Lincoln Park
A trio of US-Palestinian childhood friends caused a stir in the Downers Grove suburb with Eiffel waffle, a fun boutique serving bubble waffles and ice cream. Now they are planning two new locations in the city and the suburbs, according to the tribe. Co-owners Barra Abousalem, Yahya Ghouleh and Omar Falaneh opened the candy store over the summer with a friendly halal and kosher menu consisting of do-it-yourself options and specialties like crème de la crème (ice cream). with Mediterranean sea salt, whipped cream, bananas, pecans and caramel). Now the longtime friends are aiming to open a second outpost in the southwest suburb of Bolingbrook in the near future and have recently secured a storefront space in Lincoln Park.