Local (sort of) olive oil delights palates in U.S.

2019-04-03T23:46:21+00:00

Monica Eng, Tribune Newspapers June 27, 2012 To find some of the best, freshest olive oil in the world you can travel to Spain, Italy, Greece, Australia, California or ... Alsip. Yes, Alsip. This south suburban town is home to the Country House restaurant, run by the Boundas family which just happens to own [...]

Local (sort of) olive oil delights palates in U.S.2019-04-03T23:46:21+00:00

Dee Woods: Catering to the health-conscious diner

2019-03-16T21:32:02+00:00

Mixing it up for good health by Dee Woods from October 10, 2010It’s great to discover restaurants on the south and southwest sides for people who want to eat and drink in a more healthy fashion. Quite by accident I discovered another area treasure, a man who joined forces with Dr. John Principe in attempting [...]

Dee Woods: Catering to the health-conscious diner2019-03-16T21:32:02+00:00

The Final Word: A fresh take on school nutrition

2019-03-16T21:31:04+00:00

By Andy Hanacek, Executive Editor for The National Provisioner from December 2007 We’ve all heard it a thousand times — and I hate to use clichés, particularly one so prevalent and overused that it makes me cringe to even type it. However, when it comes to solving the puzzle of child nutrition in schools, it [...]

The Final Word: A fresh take on school nutrition2019-03-16T21:31:04+00:00

St. Rita Raises bar for school food

2019-03-16T21:30:04+00:00

By Seth Schwartz, Chicago Sun-Times from October 31, 2007 The Rev. Tom McCarthy is bent on giving the students at St. Rita High School the best. While the 102-year-old institution offers young men from the South Side and suburbs of Chicago exceptional academics and athletic teams, McCarthy, the school's president, thought a main ingredient [...]

St. Rita Raises bar for school food2019-03-16T21:30:04+00:00

Miracle worker in the school kitchen

2019-03-16T21:27:23+00:00

By Monica Eng, Chicago Tribune reporter On a recent winter day at a Chicago public high school, "fish tacos" were on the lunch menu. "Look at this," one student grumbled, flicking at a stiff flour tortilla on her tray. "They give us this with fish sticks and call it a fish taco. That ain't lunch." [...]

Miracle worker in the school kitchen2019-03-16T21:27:23+00:00

Country House Serves Up Fresh And Delicious Food

2019-03-16T21:24:13+00:00

By the Oak Lawn Community High School OLCHS is savoring the newest member of its family: Country House Kitchen Company. Country House Restaurant, located at 5400 W. 127th St. in Alsip, is a family owned business. Its management team is made up Dave Boundas, Paul Boundas, John Bakalis, and Dave Fussell. Country House has [...]

Country House Serves Up Fresh And Delicious Food2019-03-16T21:24:13+00:00