Cookbooks

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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I have a long-running list of food shops and restaurants that I want to try, and one restaurant on that list is Prairie Fire, with co-chefs Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris, who focus on quality and local ingredients in more casual preparations than in their Ritz-Carlton of Chicago days. So when Slow Food Chicago put […]

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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 […]

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