A guide to all of the parish and restaurant Friday night fish fries and fish bakes in Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, Beverly-Mt. Greenwood and nearby communities.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
We've added Krauss' Gaslite Lounge and Stony Creek Golf Course to the list. Tell us what's cookin' at your local parish or favorite neighborhood spot.
Friday, February 15, 2013
We pulled together and updated local options for those looking to enjoy the Lenten specialty. Review your favorite fish fry (or fish bake) in the comments.
If you're on the hunt for a local fish fry fear not, you have come to the right place. From church basements to VFW halls, local bars to higher-end restaurants the options for the Lenten specialty are almost endless. If we missed one, let us know in the comments section and on the list is shall appear. St. Catherine of Alexandria, 10621 S. Kedvale Ave., Oak Lawn — Fridays at 5:00 p.m. — February 15, March 1, March 22 St. Germaine Parish, 9711 S. Kolin Ave., Oak Lawn, every Friday, 5 to 8 p.m. beginning Feb. 15 through March 22. All you can eat. St. Louis de Montfort Knights of Columbus at Oak Lawn Community Church, 9000 S. Ridge Ave., Oak Lawn - Chef created fish bake, 5 to 8 p.m. March 8 and March 22, $12 adults; $6 children under 12. …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
This week, Patch sought out the best pepper and egg sandwich in the Evergreen Park, Oak Lawn and Palos area for our new ongoing series “Chowdown Showdown.”
Welcome to “Chowdown Showdown,” a weekly feature where we take one type of food and ask readers to nominate their favorite restaurants in Evergreen Park, Oak Lawn and Palos. This week’s food in focus was the Lenten staple, pepper and egg sandwiches. We tallied the votes on each respective Patch site and Facebook page. The selected restaurants for our second “Chowdown Showdown” all made great sandwiches. We sampled each and selected a winner. Palos Patch - Grassano's sandwich had the most green pepper flavor of the three we sampled. The bread was soft and complimented the texture of the eggs nicely. I like the extra kick the peppers provided. It made for a great sandwich. 4.5 Stars Evergreen Park Patch - This sandwich was my favorite! The …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Fat Tuesday is not complete without this fried dough Polish treat.
For many area residents Fat Tuesday is not complete without the delectable Polish delicacy known as paczki. Due to the Chicago area's large Polish population, the fried dough creation has become a staple of the pre-Lenten celebration. Filling and icing varieties make the choices almost unending. In recent years choices have gotten increasingly gourmet as local bakeries offer unique concoctions like maple bacon and turtle. For those looking for more traditional paczki the local options are plentiful. Baumann's Bakery in Palos Heights calls Fat Tuesday their busiest day of the year. Last year, the bakery gave customers the choice of 17 different varieties. The Southtown Star recently visited Witek's Bakery in Palos Hills where an estimated …
Friday, April 1, 2011
Something's fishy in Oak Lawn and Hometown--and it's all good.
It's Friday night and it smells like fish. Patch visits three local parishes' Lenten fish fries and eats a lot of Alaskan pollock.
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Lent shouldn't be about giving up our favorites foods, it should be about adding something to our communities and our lives.
There are many different ways to make Lent a season of spiritual renewal. One traditional way is to give up sweets or chocolate or some other food that you enjoy. That can be spiritually enriching if you use your craving for that food as a reminder to pray for God to fill the empty spaces in your life. Others use their daily act of sacrifice as an opportunity to meditate about how Jesus sacrificed his own life. The idea is not just to practice self-denial, but to let it lead us into deeper relationship with God. A different path to spiritual renewal during Lent is to add something to your life. You might find a new opportunity to serve others or spend more intentional time in prayer or set aside time to read and reflect on scripture or …