If you are any sort of a foodie who lives in the Chicago area, you probably already know about LTHforum.
Their website describes their forum as “the Chicago based culinary chat site”, although often their discussions roam far off the radar from just the Chicago area. They are known to get in their cars and drive 100 miles to follow up on a hot tip for a good sausage, burger, bbq, fried chicken, ice cream, a farmer’s market, a special Asian market, in fact, if you name it delicious, they will come. These people really know their food. You won’t find a better forum out there filled with intelligent discussions about food, inspired recipes, photos ranging from wonderful home cooked meals to fine dining in top notch restaurants.This is no flippant toss-out-any comment-forum, so think your posts through thoroughly before you make them, or you may be taken to task! On a recent long road trip, we were having a conversation about molecular gastronomy, and we greatly enjoyed going online via the phone and searching the LTHForum site for this subject. What turned up was some very entertaining verbal volleys in this post about molecular gastronomy started by a high end chef. About two months ago, we were greatly honored to be nominated….
for an annual award they give out. In previous years the awards given out had gone to Great Neighborhood Restaurants. This year a new category was created to include Great Neighborhood Resources, and we were nominated in this very thoughtful post by our friend Catherine. We were thrilled to find out that we had won one of the awards, and even more excited to find there was an award ceremony at a great pizza place, Marie’s, we had heard about, but not yet been to. It was fun to put the faces to the online names, the food was fantastic and it was a really wonderful evening. We have a nice collection of awards from our 52 years in business, but this one really means a lot to us. This one comes from people dedicated to good food. We are extremely proud if products from The Spice House help you create good food, to share with the people you love. For us, that’s what it’s all about. Thank you, LTHForum. And GWiv, pay up on that breakfast sandwich to Catherine!