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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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Croissants From Scratch

In our house growing up, we spent many many many Saturday mornings watching episodes of cooking shows on PBS interspersed with bouts of cleaning. Sometimes, we’d forgo an episode here and there (a repeat of The Frugal Gourmet, for example) … Continue reading

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