Wednesday, May 11, 2011
CHICAGO BAKE SALE
What do chocolate chip cookie dough truffles, tropical cupcakes, halfway cookies, cake pops, cheesecake, fresh sticky buns and homemade basil Parmesan bagels have in common?
If you guessed “they’re all delicious” then you’d be right, but they’re also all products from your favorite Chicago food bloggers kitchens and will be on sale THIS Saturday at the second annual food blogger bake sale, a national effort to help end childhood hunger.
Who: Maris Callahan of In Good Taste is co-hosting the event with Erica & John Witte from The Poison Cup Wine & Art Boutique. More than twenty of Chicago’s favorite food bloggers are baking and volunteering at the sale, including: What’s Cookin’ Chicago, West of the Loop, EZ Bake Oven, Not a Crazy Vegan (YOUR'S TRULY!!), Blondie’s Cakes, Joy’s Misadventures, Engineer and an Oven, Chefdruck Musings, NBC Feast and The Pink Apron….and so many more!
What: Remember your childhood bake sales? This one will be even better! Stop by to sample baked goods from more than twenty of your favorite local food bloggers and take home some of their famous treats – from sweet to savory and gluten-free to vegan. We’ll also have a wine tasting and Erica and John Witte will be on hand to recommend the perfect wines to pair with your favorite desserts. All proceeds from the bake sale will be donated to Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale.
When: Saturday, May 14 from 12pm – 3pm (CST)
Where: The Poison Cup Wine & Art Boutique at 1128 W. Armitage Ave (between Clifton and Seminary). To get there, take the CTA brown line to the Armitage stop or the #73 bus.
Why: Food bloggers from across the country will unite to support the Share Our Strength’s efforts to end childhood hunger in America by holding bake sales in their states. Proceeds from the sale will support the 17 million children (almost one in four) who face hunger in America. More information on SOS can be found at www.strength.org.
BE THERE OR BE SQUARE!