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Why order a hot dog when you can have a fowler? From movie-inspired sandwiches to Chili Bombs at an Evanston hot dog shop. North Shore Foodie Finds has trekked to some interesting eateries in search of the strange and delicious. We want to know, what are some of your favorite food or drinks you tried in 2012? Tell us in the comment section below. To get your brains churning and possibly your bellies rumbling, here’s a look at what North Shore Foodie Finds devoured in 2012:
This year’s weekly market in Wilmette features new products and vendors in addition to established favorites.
Evanston resident Tim Murphy was at Wilmette French Market Saturday despite the cold and wet weather, maintaining a tradition he’s kept for four years. “We come most Saturday mornings, rain or shine,” he said. “You see the same vendors and a lot of the same people. It’s part of the rhythm of the week.” Wilmette resident Kristen Westman agreed that her visits to the farmer’s market were about more than just shopping. “It’s a chance to be with the community,” she said. Since the European-style farmer’s market started running at the Wilmette Metra station in 2003, a sense of community has emerged between the shoppers and the vendors, many of whom have been selling their wares in Wilmette for nearly a decade. “I have people that every year …