May 2011

Whoa! How cool is this chandelier? While shopping at Anthropologie on Michigan Avenue, I walked by it, did a double-take, and had to walk back to take a closer look. Pieces of papier mâchéd black and white encyclopedia pages over iron give this chandelier that one-of-a-kind, artsy find for anyone looking to add an eclectic element […]

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Fish Bar

10 May 2011 · 0 comments

In a city known for its meat, it’s refreshing to have a restaurant in Chicago entirely devoted to seafood. Recently opened Fish Bar in East Lake View fits that bill. Painted bright sea blue, this pull-up-a-stool and sit-at-the-counter “fish shack” is Michael Kornick’s and David Morton’s new, next-door neighbor to their DMK Burger Bar. Aside from […]

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Macarons get a lot of attention in Paris. Decked out in pretty colors and delivering incredible flavors to match, they can steal the show at any of Paris’s top pastry shops, or pâtisseries. The beauties above are from Ladurée, which many macaron aficionados say are the best in Paris. The macarons shown on the left at […]

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