Have family or friends visiting that have special dietary requests? Vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian? No need to create a separate meal – we’ve got your back with recipes so flavorful that all your guests will enjoy. Check us out on WGN Midday News Lunchbreak!Continue reading »
Ah, the signs of fall have arrived in Chicago. Crisp, crunchy leaves underfoot. The daily decision between a sweater or flannel. Football, if sports is your thing. The cooler temps make one thing certain – we tend to stay inside more. And with that, comes the need for some cocktails.
We teamed up with our neighbors KOVAL to create four craft cocktails and food pairings using Urban Accents seasonings that scream fall flavor.Continue reading »
When moving out on your own for the first time, whether it’s a new town or college campus, we all have the same struggle: finding something good to eat on a tight budget with limited supplies. If you’re moving into a dorm room you’re often left to choose between mediocre cafeteria food or something you can work up using just your fridge and microwave.Continue reading »
Last Thursday, Urban Accents teamed up with our Ravenswood, Chicago neighbors at Begyle Brewing for a party to celebrate the local launch of our new global taco simmer sauces. Begyle provided their taproom for the festivities, and they put several of their fantastic craft beers on special for partygoers.Continue reading »
Can’t get enough pumpkin? Come try our new Pumpkin Simmer Sauces – global spices combined with pumpkin and other natural ingredients to create savory starters for an easy 30 minute one-pot meal.
If you’re in the Chicago area, we’ll be sampling at select Jewel stores the weekend of October 15 & 16.
Stores & Times:Address City Day Date Time 2940 N Ashland Ave Chicago Saturday 10/15/16 12-4pm 1227 Naper Blvd Naperville Saturday 10/15/16 10-2pm 2855 W 95th St Naperville Saturday 10/15/16 2:30-6:30pm 4 E Ogden Westmont Saturday 10/15/16 10-2pm 6215 Main St Downers Grove Saturday 10/15/16 2:30-6:30pm 2480 Route 59 Plainfield Saturday 10/15/16 4:30-8:30pm 3531 N. Broadway Chicago Saturday 10/15/16 10-2pm 424 W Division St Chicago Saturday 10/15/16 3:30-7:30pm 303 Holmes Ave Clarendon Hills Saturday 10/15/16 12-4pm 6409 Grand Ave Gurnee Saturday 10/15/16 2:30-6:20 805 Joliet St Dyer, IN Saturday 10/15/16 12-4pm 7525 W Lake St River Forst Saturday 10/15/16 12-4pm 2164 Bloomingdale Glendale Heights Saturday 10/15/16 12-4pm 1759 W. Continue reading »
Twenty years ago, when Tom first wanted to blend spices – we started a flavor journey that was uncharted for us. Spices were fairly easy to blend- getting the blend balanced and interesting is the hard part. As we approached Urban Accent’s 20th anniversary- we felt we were up for a new challenge.Continue reading »
Urban Accents and Sur la Table: Creativity at the Holiday Table
One of the most rewarding aspects of our jobs is getting the opportunity to collaborate with our retail partners to create unique flavors. When Sur la Table came to us earlier this year wanting to expand their food offerings for the fall and holiday season, we jumped at the opportunity.Continue reading »