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A Birthday at Café des Architectes

When Lizz and I were first living on our own, way back in 2003, we would treat ourselves every few paychecks to what we called “grown up dinner.” The requirements were simple: The restaurant had to be a sit-down place, … Continue reading

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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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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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Girl’s Dinner

Every month or so, my friend Kristin and I try to get together for a girls-only dinner downtown. Usually dinner is preceeded by photos of her adorable puppy, who is getting bigger before our eyes! Day 1 Month 2.5 Month … Continue reading

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