September 25, 2012 --Chicago is a world class city when it comes to restaurants and food. Seven foodies from Chicago are sharing their deep love for food and family traditions in a new cook book called ''Life Beyond Takeout!''They have perfected the art of transforming the ordinary dish into the delectable with 85 family and original recipes. From regional European to American cuisine, the book also includes photos, recipes, wine pairings and short stories. "Life Beyond Takeout!" is available on line and in bookstores.