Black Dog Gelato’s Favorite Flavors

Black Dog Gelato owner, Jessica Oloroso, can’t force her signature, unique flavors. They have to happen naturally. And sometimes, she’s really happy with how they turn out. Story Credit: Stephanie Choporis Additional Reporting By: Jasmine Sanborn Music Credit: “Playtime” by Jahzzar https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/Sele/playtime_f Music License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Chicago’s Gelato Scene

Nationally, gelato’s popularity has been growing over the past several years. But how popular is it in the Windy City? Story Credit: Stephanie Choporis Narrated By: Jasmine Sanborn Additional Reporting By: Jasmine Sanborn Music Credit: “Green Lights” by Jahzzar https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/Tumbling_Dishes_Like_Old-Mans_Wishes/Green_Lights Music License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Gelato for Chicago

Black Dog Gelato’s Jessica Oloroso is known to make some unique gelato flavors. So, what would she concoct for a flavor that represents the Windy City? Story Credit: Stephanie Choporis Additional Reporting By: Jasmine Sanborn Music Credit: “Avientu” by Jahzzar https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/Sele/Avientu Music License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Cheese, Swine and Rare Wine

The Purple Pig and its innovative dishes have been featured on many restaurant lists. But do you know about its rare wine program? Story Credit: Stephanie Choporis *Special Note: This interview was conducted in 2016. Liz Martinez has since left The Purple Pig. Music Credit: “Modern Jazz Samba” by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4063-modern-jazz-samba Music License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Club Lago Meets ‘The Matrix’

Club Lago has been feeding Italian fare to River North workers and residents for decades. But what happened when one Hollywood actor dropped in one night? Story Credit: Stephanie Choporis Music Credit: “Night In Venice” by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5763-night-in-venice Music License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Mind of an Entrepreneur, Palate of a Wine Master

What does master sommelier Alpana Singh have in common with lawyers, musicians and biochemists? Listen to find out! Story Credit: Stephanie Choporis *Special Note: This interview was conducted in 2017. The Boarding House has since closed. Music Credit: “Sweeter Vermouth” by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4450-sweeter-vermouth Music License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/