251. Guests Rave About Smart Farm’s First Farm to Table Dinner

Smart Farm Hosts First Farm to Table Dinner - Photographed by Julie Linnekin

Mother nature delivered with gorgeous late-summer weather for Smart Farm of Barrington’s first Farm to Table Dinner Saturday night. About 100 guests attended the sold-out event in the old Quaker Oats barn on the grounds of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. They gathered to enjoy dishes artfully prepared by area chefs with locally grown ingredients. “Connecting […]

244. Gentleman Farmer’s Guide to Choosing Healthy Eggs

Get Growing with Jessica Green - All About Eggs

It’s Farmers Market day in Barrington!  This week’s featured highlights include a performance by Frank Badot, “the best chocolate and caramel sauces you will ever taste” from Grown-up Kid Stuff plus an amazin’ corn children’s activity at 3:30.  Jessica Green of The Gentleman Farmer says we’re going to love this week’s harvest from their Barrington […]

231. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: A Family Meal with Mama Jess

Post - Grelle Family Photo

For this week’s Heinen’s Sunday Supper, Mama Jess organic pasta sauce founder and Barrington’s own Jessica Grelle invites us to pull up a chair to her family’s dinner table.   I was curious to know what Sunday Suppers look like for Jessica, a mother-of-two focused on filling her family, like her sauces, with as many […]

222. Get Growing: Barrington Farmer’s Market Etiquette

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The season’s brightest colors are starting to emerge as produce like freshly harvested tomatoes, red spring onions and peppers return to the Barrington Farmer’s Market.  The 2014 market is open from 2 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through October 16th.  Be sure to stop by and say hi to Barrington’s own Dominic & Jessica Green […]

218. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: Dinner with the Delacks

Nathan, Caleb, Morgan and Hannah Delack

Barrington 220 School District Chief Communications Officer Morgan Delack spends her days managing media inquiries and communications for our schools, but she has her hands full when she heads home at night.  Morgan and her husband Nathan have two very young children so making quick and healthy dishes that her kids will actually eat is […]

211. How Meatheads Celebrates National Hot Dog Day

Meatheads New England Style Hot Dog - Photo Provided by Meatheads

When you’re in the business of selling the most fresh and delicious hamburgers and hot dogs around, National Hot Dog Day is a REALLY BIG DEAL! Because “we’re all wieners”, Meatheads Barrington is marking this festive occasion with a special price on their New England Style Hot Dogs this Wednesday, July 23rd. Meatheads will be […]

202. Celebrate Bastille Day with Can-can Dancers, Live Music & Absinthe at L’Eiffel Bistrot

Bastille Day Fireworks at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

Happy Bastille Day, Barrington!  If you’re looking for a great way to celebrate the French holiday locally, they have a great party planned tonight at L’Eiffel Bistrot in South Barrington. When it comes to entertaining in true French style, L’Eiffel Bistrot owner Frank Ferru never disappoints! Also known as Fête Nationale or Le Quatorze Juillet […]

189. Heinen’s Sunday Supper: Summertime Van Dam Family Dinners

Van Dam Family Sunday Supper - Courtesy of Kaia (Van Dam) Kraus

It’s been a busy and beautiful three-day 4th of July weekend and one Barrington family is planning to end the holiday with a bang! The entire Van Dam family gathers for dinner (almost) every Sunday of the year.  It’s a tradition they’ve cherished for more than a decade and they’ll be bringing some culinary fireworks […]

178. Meatheads Story Time, Reading Rewards & A Special “Goulden Burger”

Media Personality and MommyOnAShoestring.com Founder Beth Engelman Children's Story Time at Meatheads in Barrington

Meatheads Burgers is hosting a series of free summer reading events at all of their restaurant locations, with the next one coming up this Saturday in Barrington!  Kids age ten and younger are welcome to this special Story Time with Craft event hosted by author, media personality and “Mommy on a Shoestring” founder Beth Engelman. […]

171. Barrington Farmers Market Opening Day Video Tour

James Owen Reports from Opening Day at the Barrington Farmers Market

The Barrington Farmers Market reopened for the 2014 season this week and it was so great to see some new faces among the many vendors who have returned for this year’s market. 365BarringtonTV reporter James Owen and filmer Jack Coombs had a great time covering the market which offers fresh, local produce, food & drinks, […]

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