Jennifer Olvera knows the Chicago food scene. She has served as the Chicago nightlife editor for Zagat and has contributed to the Zagat Chicago Restaurants Survey. She is also the Midwest editor and Chicago dining writer for gayot.com and covers stories and tests recipes for the food section of the Chicago Sun Times.
Jennifer’s Food Lovers’ Guide to Chicago was published last year. Amazon says this about the book:
[This] ultimate guide to Chicago’s food scene provides the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Written for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties, as well as a rich array of other, indispensable food-related information including: food festivals and culinary events; specialty food shops; farmers’ markets and farm stands; trendy restaurants and time-tested iconic landmarks; and recipes using local ingredients and traditions.
You can hear her talk and buy her book at GEPL on Thursday, May 10 at 7 pm. Jennifer will share the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate the Windy City’s culinary treasures. It will be a mouthwatering experience. Register online.
-Ann, Programming Coordinator