March 2011

It’s nice to meet a writer in person whose work you admire and read. So late this afternoon I was thrilled to meet David Lebovitz, downtown at Hotel Allegro, the writer behind his wildly popular blog davidlebovitz.com about “the sweet life” in Paris and author of several books on dessert. He is also author of The […]

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Chicagoans have had enough of winter. Even though March has hit it’s hardly been the weather to stroll through the park or ride your bike. In fact, the past week was one to throw on a scarf, turn up your collar, and find a cozy place for a glass of wine. So last Wednesday when one […]

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With so many great supermarkets and food shops in Chicago I never imagined getting produce through the mail, but every two weeks during the cold months this box arrives by US Priority Mail from Snug Haven Farm in Belleville, Wisconsin, located in the south-central part of the state. It contains a 1-pound bag of the best […]

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