Pictures from my trip to China!

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Here are a few of my favorite pics from my trip to China! I’m excited to share more as I work on getting Duck Duck Goat ready to open this summer. Stay tuned for more posts on menu planning, research, and other fun stuff soon!     Click here to see more of my pictures from… Read more »

Macy’s Superbowl Snacks Demo

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The Superbowl was fun and all this year, but I think my favorite part was hanging out with fellow food lovers at my Macy’s game day eats cooking demo. We all know that the best part of watching the game is snacking on dips and chips, so I wanted to show a few easy recipes… Read more »

Collaboration pizza with Piece!

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Every month Piece Pizza in Wicker Park partners up with another restaurant to make a special pizza, which some proceeds going to Pilot Light – and this month these asked me! At Little Goat Diner we serve our chili with little pizza poufs, so I thought it was a fun idea to reverse it and… Read more »

Superbowl Recipe Roundup

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Let’s face it, the best thing about the Superbowl is the food. Here are a few of my favorite recipes, that don’t take too much time, so you can relax with your friends and have a beer or two!    

My 5 biggest “mistakes”

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Food and Wine recently asked me what my 5 biggest “mistakes” are, while it seems like an easy question to answer – who doesn’t make 5 mistakes every day?! – I found that when I really gave it some though, my “mistakes” were really just little lessons in disguise 😀   Click here to read… Read more »

Haunted House at Little Goat!

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I’ve always really loved Halloween and this year wanted to finally live out one of my biggest dreams: having a haunted house! Instead of doing it at my house and trying to scare trick or treaters, we decided to do a more adult, scary version on the second floor of Little Goat Diner! Guests got… Read more »

Top Chef Duels

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As weird as watching yourself on TV with a room of other people is, our Top Chef Duels party was a lot of fun! It was nice chance to interact with you guys and to make the dishes the way I wish I would have made them in the first place. Plus shots of bourbon… Read more »

Spence Farm visit and demo recipes!

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This weekend the goats escaped the city and headed to the country! We have been working with Spence Farm for years, and were happy to get another chance to visit the farm and Marty, and cook some tasty goat tacos! I told a few of you I would share recipes for the dishes I made… Read more »

"Why are you so into goats?!"

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For anyone who has wondered why I am so into goat stuff, check out this badass presentation my sister Stacey made about the Izard family name! She explains it way better than I ever could, plus…cute pictures of goats!