November 2010

The Purple Pig

21 November 2010 · 0 comments

When I sat down at the only open seat at the counter at The Purple Pig last week for dinner after some shopping on Michigan Avenue, the woman to my left had just started tearing into a huge hunk of pork blade steak. There was no denying she was thoroughly enjoying her meal. By the […]


Take one French home cook’s cookbook and combine it with the cookbook from a highly acclaimed Chicago-based French chef and what do you get? A lively dishing session of sorts called the “Combat des Chefs: with Mireille Guiliano and Chef Jean Joho” held at the Alliance Française in Chicago on Thursday, October 28. The two […]