Fall French Market

16 October 2011 · 0 comments

Ooh, là, là. Every October a bit of French flair makes a showing in Chicago. This past weekend the Lycée Français de Chicago held its Fall French Market within the hallways, classrooms, and gymnasium of the school. I like this market because you can shop and taste the wares of more than 50 vendors, including Figaro Parisian Antiques, […]


Panettone from Milan

22 December 2010 · 0 comments

So it’s December 22nd. Got your cards sent and gifts wrapped? Me neither. After working flat out the past few weeks, I decided it’s time for some comfort and joy before I head into the kitchen for a marathon session of baking and cooking. So to put me into the holiday mood I picked up […]