Planning a Chicago/Midwest Chicago ChefTalk gathering

Discussion in 'The Late Night Cafe (off-topic)' started by nicko, Feb 24, 2010.

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  1. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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    I would really like to plan a ChefTalk gathering for those in the Chicago, Wisconsin, Midwest region (all are welcome of course). 


    1. Are you interested in meeting up for drinks/apps and chat? Post below
    2. Would Saturday March 27th work? 

    We used to have get together in the past but they have kind of faded out and I would really love to meet more ChefTalk members. 
     
  2. pete

    pete Moderator Staff Member

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    I might be able to swing it.  Seems this Spring is very quickly filling up on my calendar this year!!!!
     
  3. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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     Cool let me know for sure so I can plan a location for us to meet. I am thinking "The Publican" would be a great spot.
     
  4. pete

    pete Moderator Staff Member

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    Talked to the wife.  We should be able to swing it.  A lot will depend on her Dad, who has cancer.  We would be staying with them and depending on how he is doing, would mean whether they feel up to babysitting for the evening or not.
     
  5. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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     Anyone else interested in coming so we can plan it?
     
  6. gonefishin

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       Hi Nicko :)

      I'll take a look and see if I'm off that day.  I'll let you know later today...

       take care,
      dan
     
  7. leeniek

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    I'd love to, but we won't be in Chicago until May.  Hope you all have a good time though!
     
  8. muskyhopeful

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     Unfortunately, my daughter will be competing in a scholastic competition in Madison on that date.

    Kevin
     
  9. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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     If this date doesn't work for everyone what about in May for the food show?
     
  10. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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    I think I could make either date.
     
  11. cape chef

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    I was hoping to be in Chicago in June or July. Alas I'll be in North Carolina.
    Our Chicago cheftalk get together was so much fun & Kahans cooking is great (ate at Black Bird with Momoreg) Nicko, remember you took us to a place for cocktails before Aruns, Had my first Gorgonzola stuffed olives in my martini. BTW, is Aruns still as incredible as it was when we had dinner their?

    Will have to work on another east coast/Ct/NYC reunion.

    If you do get together, have a blast!!
     
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    When is the food show in May?  We'll be there from the 4th-8th
     
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         Sorry, I won't be able to make it on the 27th of March.  I'm working.

        maybe next time /img/vbsmilies/smilies/smile.gif
       dan
     
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    Nicko, that date won't work for us. And missing Publican.... oh! When is the food show? Is that NRA or something else? We've got a wedding in the family in mid-May. You know I'm eager for a GTG!
    Mezz
     
  15. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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     Why don't we try to plan something for May? I will figure out a date and we can plan a little farther out. Thanks.
     
  16. jim berman

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     Sounds great. I think hotels are pretty well bocked around the food show dates, though. Perhaps a little later?
     
  17. bughut

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    I hope you all have a grand time. Wish i could join you, but wont be in the US till the 9th June. Booked flights into washington Dulles but still havnt found somewhere to stay. Want to rent a 3 bed beach house for a fortnight, but no luck so far.
     
     
  18. pete

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    My schedule is always hit or miss, but if we want to try for something later in the Spring that would be fine with me also!  I'll try to make it any time.  I've been wanting to get to Chicago and try the Publican.
     
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    My youngest sons' graduation is the end of May.....that may be a conflict...I'd love to see you guys, it's been a long time.

    Publican is all about pig.....well and some other shtuff but mainly pig./img/vbsmilies/smilies/tongue.gif
     
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    When you come to Albuquerque,  count me in.  Maybe you could plan to attend the National Fiery Foods Show -- in March...well, maybe too short notice for this year,  but something to plan for 2011. 
     
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