Tag Archives: Z-Dog

Piranha Club: E 2 tha Z: Noche de Krampus

Somewhere along the line my typical Grinch-ishness opened up to the idea of the holiday party. I dig how X-mas is celebrated in other cultures, sidestepping the American consumerist frenzy in lieu of feasting with loved ones. So its become an annual tradition, the Piranha Club holiday party. Good timing that the Goat Boy was […]
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Piranha Club presents: E 2 tha Z: Noche de Krampus

Piranha Club Presents: E to tha Z: Noche de Krampus   Wednesday, December 16th, 7:00 PM 1034 N Milwaukee Ave.   SOLD OUT Limit 20 seats (Menu after poem)     This Krampus dude is having a moment,   Sounds like trouble for bad kids, doesn’t it?   To spare our hides we must offer […]
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E-2-tha-Z presents: The Citric Benevolence Cartel

    Chicago: April, 2014. Your tacos are served with, what’s this, a wedge of lemon? You won’t find limes with your in flight gin-and-tonic these days either. What’s the deal? Lime prices have nearly tripled in the past year from $45/ case to $125/case. The cause? The Mexican lime crop, which accounts for 95% […]
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E 2 tha Z 3: Border Patrol

  Thanks to everyone that came out and indulged in our mongrelized Southwest/ Norteño fantasies. And biggest thanks to JZ, we kill it every time. Also shout outs to   Pia, true grit of the kitchen. These two wiped me out, but I felt like I held my ground (with achin feet). I don’t know […]
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Piranha Club & Masa Azul present: E2thaZ3: “Border Patrol”

  Monday March 18th at Masa Azul 2901 W Diversey               Snap, look who’s back! They’ve done the paisano thing, they’ve been on that global fusion 2.0 tip, Round three they’re poppin on some border patrol shit. Bringing the throw back styles of the Southwest and digging into Norteño […]
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Top 10 2012

I’m keeping this one under 5000 words, I promise. Food continues to be a primary focus- this year most of my practices, professional and artistic, have folded into this singular pursuit. Between my professional gig at Ox-Bow, running E-Dogz and the Piranha Club, launching other projects in art contexts, writing about food, and teaching a […]
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Piranha Club #3: E 2 tha Z 2

Quite the good looking front of the house staff Z stares down a tough customer. The fabled “Dream” Torta ahogada de birria Spinach and oyster mushroom taco. Duck “confitas” taco with pickled jicama/ carrot and tamarindo mole.
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Announcing: Piranha Club #3

  You’ve waited for it, E 2 tha mizzahthafakkin Z back again in the mthafawkin hizzouse, Piranha style this time. E-Dogz style still too, know wut I’m sayin. Come n get it, muffucka! No tickets, no reservations, no seating, eat in the muthafkkn streets, mawfakker. April 21st, 5- 7 PM 1034 N Milwaukee Antojitos y […]
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Top 10 2011

I feel like I have definitely put in my lion’s share of food writing this year, as evidenced in the pages of this blog. Add several dozen posts on LTHForum.com (my handle is Jefe: my other top ten food list can be found here) as well as my column on foraging for Thelocalbeet.com. Oh and […]
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International Hotdog Forum

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