Soup & Bread 2011 is on — are you in?


Soup & Bread starts Wednesday, January 5 and runs every Wednesday through April 13, from 5:30 to 7:30, at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia. Each week we’ll offer up six or more delicious soups made by professional and amateur cooks, as well as bread donated from local bakeries and the pastry class at the Illinois Institute of Art Culinary School. There is never a cover charge, and it’s always family friendly. And, as ever, we’ll be collecting donations for different local food pantries and hunger relief organizations to keep the soup hot all over town. On January 5 our donations benefit the Casa Catalina Food Pantry in Back of the Yards.

And … what’s that you say? You want to share your grandma’s chicken noodle soup with the world? You’ve been experimenting with pork-belly broths? You’re perfecting your vegan chowder? You want, in other words, to take on the awesome responsibility of being a Soup & Bread cook? You’re on. Email Martha at soupnbread10 [at] gmail [dot] com to get on the schedule. As a bonus, your tasty soup recipe could be included in one of 2011’s Soupscription packs of recipe cards.* Oh, the fame!

More on our soup cooks as we line them up, plus extra special bonus kickoff night programming — both culinary and otherwise — coming soon.

Stay warm,

xo Soup & Bread

* You can come check out the cards, the 2009 cookbook, and the rest of our sweet new merchandise at the Hideout Holiday Sale, 6-9 p.m.  Tuesday December 14 and 21, at, der, the Hideout.

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