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breaking the wheel

join us august 26th as chef danny sweis breaks into a new, eighty-pound wheel of authentic, red cow parmigiano-reggiano cheese. it is produced in italy under the same strict regimen that has made it “the king of the cheeses” for over six hundred years. the taste and aroma of a freshly-broken wheel of parmigiano-reggiano is fleeting. its buttery texture, notes of nuttiness and sweet fruit are all but gone after a mere thirty minutes. it’s a must-do experience for anyone who values real italian ingredients. to complement the event, we’ll be tasting prosecco and cocktails from our sponsor, La Marca, as well

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#tesorigram pizza party

  at tesori, we’re truly grateful for the opportunity to serve you. we love concocting delicious italian-inspired meals and mixing some of the best drinks in chicago, and it really brings us joy to see the look on satisfied diners’ faces at the end of a meal. we want to say thank you for choosing tesori, so starting this week, we’re giving you the chance to win a free pizza party for 6 – simply by posting a picture to instagram. how do i enter? it’s easy – all you have to do is post a picture of your favorite

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a brief history of italian cuisine

with human occupation dating back 40,000 years, the italian peninsula has a long, rich human heritage. it has been conquered, invaded, and re-conquered, with each new settlement bringing a whole new set of cultural influence, customs, and, of course, food. at tesori, we love italian food in all its forms, so for this blog, we’re going to give you a (very) brief rundown of the history that italian cuisine and how it arrived where it is today. prehistoric origins while modern humans first crossed the alps into italy as early as 40,000 ago, the first truly influential food culture in

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recommendations in the chicago loop

at tesori, it’s never just about the food. with so much to see and do in chicago, we want you to experience everything this city has to offer. summer is by far the best time to be in chicago due to great weather and all of the summer events from the taste of chicago and lollapalooza, to millennium park’s free movies. so when you’re not stopping in for a quick brunch with us or enjoying our fine cocktails, here are some other great things to do in the chicago loop area, around the chicago cultural mile. 1. art institute of

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welcome to tesori’s blog!

your loop neighborhood trattoria & bar thank you for your interest in tesori. we are an italian-inspired trattoria and bar located in the heart of the chicago loop neighborhood. if you are looking for one of the best and most convenient restaurants in chicago that offers al fresco dining on an outdoor patio as well as private dining with custom menus, you’ve found us. we aspire to be your go-to trattoria and bar for your lunch break, happy hour or date night in the evenings. we are located down the street from the art institute off michigan ave. when you

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