Cafes

The perfect Crepe at Toni Patisserie

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It’s no secret that our entire team at The Chicago Chic has a sweet tooth, but there is one treat that is a step above the rest — the mighty crepe. This favorite treat originated in the French province of …
A food review of West Town Bakery by Leah Nolan of the Chicago Chic.

West Town Bakery Loves You

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Almost eleven years ago Gretchen Wieners screamed, “You can’t sit with us!” and incited a worldwide discussion on the culture of bullying. The Kind Campaign coined the phrase “You can sit with us” in an effort to encourage inclusion …

This is a review of the Rosé Cart at LUXBAR by food writer, Leah Nolan of the Chicago Chic.

Rosé This Way: LUXBAR

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Last winter, I became obsessed with the idea of finding the “perfect” bar cart. My requirements were purely aesthetic, and eventually my quest arrived at its happy ending – I was gifted an absolutely stunning pewter and glass round cart …

The Veggie Machine

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We all have preconceived notions about what kind of food is in a vending machine. And whether you think these snacks are disgusting or delicious (beauty is in the eye of the beholder), I think we can all agree that …

A Gourmand’s Playground

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A place where spectacular wine and elevated snacking reigns supreme? This gourmand’s playground takes form inside of Lush Wine & Spirits. Truthfully, I’ve driven past this place more times than I would care to admit, never realizing it wasn’t just …