Soup and Bread

A community meal project based in Chicago

Soup & Bread TV, episode #3: Won Kim, of Kimski & Community Kitchen Chicago

Despite falling ill with COVID-19 in the early days of the pandemic (which by his account totally sucked), Won Kim—chef at Kimski, in Bridgeport—has been busy. In the past month he and partners at Marz Community […]

Soup & Bread TV, Episode #2: Common Pantry

Well, Soup and Bread TV has only been up and running for three weeks and true to form I am already behind! Episode #2, an interview with the exuberant (still, even now) Margaret O’Conor, executive […]

Jun, 19 · in Soup & Bread TV

Soup & Bread TV, Episode #1: Care Kitchen Chicago

Soup & Bread is going online. Because, why not. Every Wednesday for the foreseeable future, tune in to the Hideout streaming channel at 6 pm Central for half-hour chats with local people (and a few outsiders) […]

Jun, 03

Soup & Bread Cookbook 2.0

Times are scary and weird, and cooking seems to be one of the few things making us feel better, so we’re bringing back the 2011 Soup & Bread Cookbook. We didn’t change much: same great recipes; same adorable art. But […]

May, 19

Virtual Soup & Bread

Hello friends: Today would have been the final night of Soup & Bread 2020. We would have celebrated at the Hideout with soup from brilliant cooks like Won Kim, from Kimski; Kim Leali and Heather […]

Apr, 01

Soup & Bread 2020 has been cancelled

Soup & Bread is, at its core, a tool to combat social distancing — we are all about bringing people together and fostering connection — so it’s with a heart heavy with disbelief that I’m […]

Mar, 12


We know you’re busy so we’ll keep this brief — but we had to let you know that we picked up our hats and T-shirts yesterday (from Bridgeport’s beautiful, woman-owned, dog-happy Liberation Press). They were designed by Sheila Sachs, […]

Dec, 13

Nothing from November 24, 2020 to December 24, 2020.