Friday, January 6, 2012

Keep That 'Healthy Eating' Resolution Intact

Union Sushi's black rice sushi sampler. (Photo: Union Sushi)

The worst part of your New Year's resolution to "eat healthier" is that it gets bland—quickly—because chowing down on salads every day just isn't cutting it.

Sooooo, 312DD dropped by the set of The U's You & Me This Morning Friday to introduce anchors Melissa Forman and Jeanne Sparrow to some local spots that whip up healthy, hearty and delicious dishes.

From mango jerk chicken wings from Flavor 180 to the Indian-inspired delights at Bombay Wraps to the sensational black rice sushi sampler at Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar, these items did not disappoint.

Watch the video right here!

Rodelio Aglibot Lands at the Dana Hotel

Chef Rodelio Aglibot. (Photo: Sunda)

For the past few months, there's been speculation about where former Sunda Executive Chef Rodelio Aglibot was going next.

There were whispers in the industry about him returning to the River North area to focus on another Asian-inspired concept, but an Ultimate Insider tells 312DD that only half of that is true.

Free Breakfast Jan. 6 at Protein Bar!

(Photo: Protein Bar)

Here's some breaking breakfast news for you!

Google Places Chicago is splurging on your breakfast this morning (Jan. 6!) if you get to the Protein Bar at Wells & Washington from 8-10am.

The first 100 people to join Google Chicago and show their Google Places app (available for free on Android and iPhone app store) will enjoy free breakfast burritos, granola bowls and blended drinks.

What's better than a free breakfast? A healthy, delicious, and FREE breakfast! Don't forget to review your favorite Chicago spots on Google Places, and enter the Get Fit With Google contest.

They are giving away seats in a FlyWheel Sports Spin class, Bar Method class in Lakeview and a Whole Foods Wellness Club Cooking class. Just log into Google Places, start reviewing and enter here.

Cheers to a healthy start to 2012, and to your Friday!