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I Dine Al Trunko: Eric May for Trunk Show

      Al Trunko was a hoot! I’d like to thank everybody that joined us on a beautiful Indian Summer’s afternoon and braved the gastronomical oddities that I curated for our tour. Big thanks to Trunk Show, Raven and Jesse for creating this opportunity, its a wonderful project that literally takes the art to […]
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9/27: Eric May for Trunk Show: “I Dine Al Trunko”

Saturday September 27th, 12pm- 3pm   Meet at Eckhart Park on Noble St., just north of Chicago. Tour will depart from there. Carpooling is encouraged. Please bring $15- $20 for chow.    To dine “Al Trunko” simply means to dine off the trunk (or hood) of one’s car. Typically this is a means of necessity […]
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2012 in Food in Pictures

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9/14: E-Dogz @ Afterimage

A Real Mutha For Ya!
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Announcing “Hot Mix” An Exploration of South Side Foodways

  Fall 2012, Chicago:   Eric May and E-Dogz Center for the Preservation and Advancement of Street Food Present:   Hot Mix: An Exploration of South Side Chicago Foodways   When asked where I am from I typically say “the South side”. This is not an entirely true statement, which I usually get called out […]
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A Real Mutha For You

The Mother-in-Law is a South Side tradition offered at select hot dog stands. At its most basic it consists of a corn roll tamale smothered in a meat-based chilli sauce. This is the version that I grew up with, though at my local beef place, Pop’s, it was called a “tamale boat”. I learned of […]
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