Tag Archives: Chicago

Holiday Rock-and-Roll Bûche de Noël Contest

There are quite a few perks to having a pastry chef in the family. Besides the obvious “hey I made this for you” delicious treats that just show up sometimes, and the free baking help whenever I mess something up, … Continue reading

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Photo Shoot: Emily & Jason & Family

I had the pleasure of photographing my friend Emily and her family this past weekend on a sunny and cold perfect Chicago fall day. They live on the north side of the city in a really cute neighborhood, not far … Continue reading

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Chicago Gourmet 2012

Have I mentioned recently how proud I am of my sister? Oh, I have? Ok, well this is going to be another one of those posts. For the last few years, Chicago has hosted a phenomenal event for restaurants and … Continue reading

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Dinner at the Sofitel: Cafe des Architectes

There are very few things that will get me to head to the downtown Chicago area after a long day at camp: 1. A Cubs game 2. A great concert 3. A great meal That’s about it. After-work traffic is … Continue reading

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Clandestino Dining and a XYBoard

About a month ago, I was invited by Verizon to become one of their Savvy Gourmet bloggers. I of course accepted the offer, and eagerly awaited the weekend of June 29 for the kick-off event. Bloggers from all over the … Continue reading

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