My copy of Alinea’s cookbook (without its slipcover)
A friend of mine gave me a copy of Alinea‘s cookbook and it was part of my inspiration to head to Chicago earlier this month. The gorgeous, colorful photos and the food presentations looked very unique (though I can’t fathom of cooking from this [...]
Exterior, Interiors of Vosges Haut Chocolat in Lincoln Park, Chicago
When I visited Chicago, I had to visit Vosges Haut Chocolat mostly because this company is started and based there.
I came with a friend to their Lincoln Park, which is considered Vosges’ flagship. It is much larger shop than the one [...]
Exterior of Floriole; Interior; Galette des Rois; Chalkboard listing local, organic sources used; Owner and Head Baker of Floriole Sandra Holl
One of my other pastry stops in Chicago was Floriole on a bright weekend morning. The minute I walked up to this bakery with my friend, I had a feeling this [...]