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Fine Food & Drink


  • Smoked Salmon Cone with Crème Fraiche and Tobiko
  • Beef Carpacchio with Anchovy Aioli, Popped Capers and Shaved Padano


  • Tempura Shrimp Crepe Action Station
  • Tempura Shrimp with Flour Crepe, Red and Green Slaw, Bonito and Korean Kim Chi Aioli
  • Beef Tenderloin Tips Quesadilla with Jalapeno Jack Cheese, Cayenne Sour Cream and Two Salsas
  • Individual Napa Slaw with Fresh Soy Beans, Cabbage Carrot, Crisp Rice Noodles and Pickled Ginger Vinaigrette



  • German Brat Station
  • Sausage Station with Sautéed Peppers and Onions, Crusty Rolls
  • Martin's Alpine Brand Sausages
  • Traditional Bratwurst
  • Smoked Bauernwurst
  • Yukon Gold Potato Strudel with Padano


  • Crab Cake Action Station
  • House Made Crab Cake with Sweet Corn, RTGH Micro Greens, Marble Toast,
  • EVOO and Tobiko Mayo
  • Moroccan Lamb Ragout with Mirepoix of Vegetables, Olives, Citric, Pistachio and Butter Spaetzel
  • Wisconsin Goat cheese, Black Mission Fig, Walnut and RTGH Micro Greens


  • Seafood Action Station
  • Sustainable Seafood Cioppino with Pinot Noir, Dried Cracked Chile
  • EVOO Crouton and Fresh Dill, Fennel and Tomato Broth
  • Chicken and Ancho Chile Empanadas with Manchego Cheese
  • Wild Mushroom Arancini with Fontina and Tomato Ragout


  • Prosciutto Di Parma Platter with Speck, Parmigianino Reggiano, Pickled Vegetablesand EVOO Croutons
  • Shrimp Shooter with Seasonal Melon, Sambal and RTGH Herb Infused Oil


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Tuesday, October, 28, 2014

12 Essentials Items to Store in your Car for the Winter

Ever heard of Murphy's Law? "Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong." With that in mind, a flat ...

Thursday, October, 16, 2014

Preparing Your Vehicle for the Long Chicago Winters

Yes, I know fall has just begun. If you're a Chicagoan, you know that means winter is right around the corner. ...

Friday, October, 10, 2014

Subaru Fights Accidents With EyeSight

When Subaru introduced the all-new 2015 Legacy at the Chicago Auto Show this past February, much mention was made ...

Tuesday, October, 07, 2014

Chicago Auto Show Stars Hit the Road at MAMA Rally

This year's Midwest Automotive Media Association's Fall Rally featured a number of 2014 Chicago Auto Show ...

Monday, October, 06, 2014

MAMA Fall Rally Picks

Each fall, approximately 70 MAMA members flock to Autobahn Country Club of Joliet for the chance to jump behind the ...

Saturday, October, 04, 2014

Z06 Officially Fastest Production Chevy Ever!

Chevrolet continued the recent tradition of making manufacturer news at Midwest Automotive Media Association Rally ...

Friday, October, 03, 2014

SUVs for Everyone the '14 MAMA Fall Rally

Given the opportunity to test more than 70 vehicles on the street, track and trail at the recent Midwest Automotive ...

Thursday, September, 25, 2014

All-new 2015 Ford Edge Available Early Next Year

Will the 2015 Ford Edge be the most popular utility vehicle among Millennials next year? Ford sure hopes so.

Wednesday, September, 24, 2014

Volkswagen Beetles Out To Prove They Can Win

The No. 34 Rockstar Volkswagen Beetle GRC made is world debut at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show this past February with ...

Wednesday, September, 17, 2014

Hyundai Continues the Fight against Childhood Cancer

Since Hyundai launched its Hope On Wheels program in 1998, the automaker has been able to rise $87 million for the ...


10/31/2014 6:53:04 PM

The Bulls home season opener is tonight and we're reliving the time Benny the Bull visited the 2014 Chicago Auto Show #FlashbackFriday

10/31/2014 12:01:04 PM

Do you dress up your car for #Halloween? If so share your picture with us

10/30/2014 9:01:07 AM

The show floor at the 1917 Chicago Auto Show #tbt

10/29/2014 6:50:05 PM

Last year, Jimmy Butler made an appearance at the Chicago Auto Show! Tonight he and the Chicago Bulls kickoff their season. Good luck

10/29/2014 3:46:21 PM

Honda promotes its newly redesigned CR-V through the first-ever Trick-Or-Treat event on Twitter by asking its fans to use #TreatPromo to get a candy coupon from Mike and Ike on Halloween

10/28/2014 3:01:06 PM

Chicago winters can be brutal! Pack these 12 items in your trunk to be prepared in any emergency situation:

10/28/2014 11:36:03 AM

What year was the first electric traffic signal put in place? Bonus points if you know in which US State! Double bonus points if you know the intersection… off the top of your head. No using Google for this one! #TriviaTuesday


10/31/2014 3:01:11 PM

@ChiAutoShow Thank you! Happy Halloween from us!

10/31/2014 2:51:43 PM

@askpatty Thanks for the RT :) #HappyHalloween

10/31/2014 2:51:15 PM

@Rennology Thanks for the RT. We hope your #Halloween has been great so far!

10/31/2014 2:50:15 PM

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde? Check out the split personalities of @Honda_UK’s #Civic and #TypeR. Press “R” while watching:

10/31/2014 11:46:23 AM

Do you dress up your car for #Halloween? #CarCostumes #Audi

10/31/2014 11:27:23 AM

Wheelspin Daily is out! Stories via @ChiAutoShow

10/31/2014 10:02:20 AM

@ZAGrrl thanks for noticing :)

10/31/2014 9:28:15 AM

@ChiAutoShow @Honda @mikeandike I got my free candy already! Thx Honda & Mike&Ike

10/31/2014 8:47:02 AM

Do you dress up your car for #Halloween? If so share your picture with us! We'll RT our faves.