Soup and Bread

A community meal project based in Chicago

Soup & Bread Jan 25

It’s January 19 and I confess, we’re at a bit of a loss right now, as the national political process slouches towards the unspeakable. All we’ve got over here is soup. That’s it. (Though we promise […]

Jan, 19 · in Event Schedule

Soup & Bread Jan 18

  We had a bounty of great soups last week from NINE cooks last week. The recipe for one of them, Julie Sampson’s rich and aromatic harira, is below, and we hope to have more […]

Soup & Bread Jan. 11

Week one of Soup & Bread 2017 was pretty staggering, both in terms of attendance and donations, which tipped into four-digits by the end of the night. We hope you all come back again this […]

Jan, 09

Soup & Bread starts Jan. 4

I’ve no idea who wrote this on the wall in the Hideout bathroom, but, well, if the graffiti fits. Here’s a quick little reminder that Soup & Bread starts up again next week. Cooks for our inaugural […]

Dec, 27

Soup & Bread Cookbook: Soup From Home

Here’s the introduction and the first chapter from our 2011  Soup & Bread Cookbook. Chapter One focuses on soups from home — with recipes like Chantal’s for soupe joumou, as well as recipes for harrira, khao […]

Nov, 29

Soupe Joumou (Haitian Independence Soup)

From Chantal Powell Serves 8 Chantal brought this celebratory Haitian soup, which is eaten on New Year’s Day in Haiti – and in Haitian communities across the world – to celebrate the day that country […]

Nov, 29

Soup & Bread 2017: Sanctuary Soup

Hello friends: It’s soup season again and – I’ll be honest right up front – until November 8 we thought perhaps Soup & Bread had run its course. Maybe, we wondered, it’s time to pass […]

Nov, 25