Family celebrating holidays

Patrick’s Picks: Holiday Gifts

December 8th, 2021 / / 0 comments

Want a great holiday gift idea? Check out what we have to offer. Creamy cheese boards, luscious fruit boxes and mouth-watering Wagyu meat boxes! All the fruit is picked by hand from the finest orchards, the cheese has been specially selected by our very own cheesemonger, Tony Stallone, and finally, the Wagyu meats are from […]

Variety of apples

Patrick’s Picks: Specialty Apples

December 1st, 2021 / / 0 comments

We’ve got an apple amount of apples that are appsolutely delicious!! 17 varieties, All Non-GMO. Here are a few of the special varieties. Sugar Bee This is a mystery apple. Growers and farmers are stumped as to the history behind this specific apple. Sweet, firm, slightly yellowish. Cosmic Apple Cross between Honey Crisp and Enterprise […]


Patrick’s Picks: Kringles

November 26th, 2021 / / 0 comments

I’ve got a real treat for you today, a real exclusive Wisconsin favorite: the Kringle. A Kringle is a handmade Danish pastry stuffed with all sorts of fillings. We are currently carrying 3 types of these Kringles: Cream Cheese, Apple & Cherry. Made at one of the best bakeries around, O&H Bakery is located in […]

Bagels and cream cheese

Patrick’s Picks: Once Upon a Bagel

November 17th, 2021 / / 0 comments

Do you believe in fairytales? Well I have a story you’ll love. Once Upon A Bagel has partnered with Fresh Midwest! We have 7 kinds of bagels, 4 kinds of cream cheese, 4 kinds of soups and of course their famous lox. Once Upon A Bagel has been servicing the Northshore for decades. It’s a […]

Bang Bang Apple Pie

Patrick’s Picks: Bang Bang Pies

November 10th, 2021 / / 0 comments

Did anyone say desserts? Because we have one of the best, Bang Bang Pies! Bang Bang Pies are one of Chicago’s Best Kept Secrets. Get this… All pies are made fresh daily, from scratch. The fruit pies are made with all local fruit, the crust is made with fresh graham crackers, WOW! These pies are […]

Lucy Apples

Patrick’s Picks: Lucy Apples

November 3rd, 2021 / / 0 comments

The Lucys are back! Try our Lucy Rose and Lucy Glo Apples: a cross between a Honey Crisp and Red Delicious Apple creating a beautiful red blush inside and an amazing berry flavor! This apple is a seasonal apple and is only around for 4-5 months. Store them in the refrigerator until ready to eat.

Hot Box Sushi

Patrick’s Picks: Hot Box Sushi

October 27th, 2021 / / 0 comments

Want to try one of the hottest food trends in Chicago? We’ve got Hot Box Sushi! Voted one of Chicago’s Best Virtual Restaurants, Hot Box Sushi has taken Chicago by storm! Easy, convenient and delicious, this is a 5 out of 5! It comes in spicy or regular, and in two sizes: small or large. […]


Patrick’s Picks: Navel & Cara Cara Oranges

October 20th, 2021 / / 0 comments

The California Navel Season is just getting started, with the season lasting from the end of October to June. The Navel Orange is seedless and is aesthetically a much darker orange color than the summer valencia oranges. The season also brings Cara Cara Oranges. Originally discovered in 1976 in Cara Cara, Venezuela, this crop quickly […]

Pomegranates and cranberries

Patrick’s Picks: Cranberries & Pomegranates

October 13th, 2021 / / 0 comments

This season is off to a great start with Wisconsin cranberries. Did you know cranberries are native to North America? We just celebrated Indigenous People’s Day and we owe the existence of the cranberry to them. Quick tip: try them in salad with our heirloom apples. Simply dice the cranberries, toss them in sugar and […]

Caramel Apples

Patrick’s Picks: Apple Cider, CrimsonCrisp Apples & Taffy Apples

October 6th, 2021 / / 0 comments

How do you like your apples? This week we’ve added Taffy Apples, from Affy Tapple; CrimsonCrisp Apples, from Van Laar’s Fruit Farm; and Apple Cider from Sunrise Orchards. Did you know that the first Caramel Apple was created right here in Chicago? That’s right! Affy Tapple, is known as the original creator of the first […]