Soup and Bread

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Soup & Bread Feb. 22

This week, its the annual Soup & Bread visit from our friends at LTH Forum, who have been plotting their menu for weeks now. Come Wednesday they will descend on the Hideout bearing pots of […]

Feb, 19 · in Event Schedule

Solidarity Stew (Beef Barszcz)

From Katrina Van Valkenburgh Says Katrina: This year’s Soup and Sanctuary theme was to create a soup that celebrates Chicago’s rich immigrant heritage. When I think of Chicago I think of the Polish bricklayers who […]

Feb, 13 · in Soup Recipes

Soup & Bread Feb. 15

We’re halfway through the winter soup season, and have raised more than $4000 for a rainbow of Chicago area food pantries and hunger relief groups. Thank you, from the midpoint, to all our cooks and […]

Feb, 13

Beet & Sweet Potato Soup

From Margot Ward Possibly the greatest recipe ever. Serve soup over a scoop of chicken salad for a truly surprising taste sensation. It sounds weird, I know … but trust us. It’s delicious. The soup […]

Feb, 07

Soup & Bread Feb. 8

The first week of February was our biggest week to date since our blowout extravaganza on January 4 — with donations totaling $802 — and a continued supply of diverse, delicious soups! Poke around here […]

Feb, 05


From Keith Carlson/Dia de los Tamales This recipe for mulligatawny dates back to the first Soup & Bread this year, but fell through the cracks somehow. Mulligatawny, from the Tamil words meaning “pepper water,” has […]

Feb, 05

Indian Dal Tadka

From Mark Seconsky Says Mark: Admittedly, Indian dals aren’t technically soups, but I think the two share a comforting and communal quality and from there inspiration sprung. Every year I challenge myself to learn a […]

Feb, 03

Nothing from October 23, 2018 to November 23, 2018.