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Chef Mike Weckler — also known as The Soup Guy — serves tomato basil soup out of his mobile kitchen in New Lenox. Photos by Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media
Tomato basil soup, topped with fresh chiffonade of basil, is made with hand-peeled and seeded tomatoes, and basil, simmered together in chicken stock and puréed.
Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor
9:16 am CDT April 17, 2017
Seeing few places to get a good, homemade, belly-warming soup without breaking the bank, chef Mike Weckler decided to start serving his own recipes. He started a small catering business a few years back, offering various small dinners, pasta, homemade lasagna and soup, with quite a bit of success.